Lancaster Players to host ‘The Birds,’ a staged reading

The Lancaster Players will present “The Birds,” a staged reading by Conor McPherson, from a story by Daphne du Maurier.

Performances are slated at 8 p.m August 16, 17, 23 and 24; and 3 p.m. August 18 and 25 at The Lancaster Playhouse, 361 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone. The theater and cash bar will open an hour prior to each show, reported marketing and publicity coordinator Shelia Broderick Brown.

The reading is a loose adaptation of du Maurier’s story, as was Hitchcock’s…