What happens when you put on a Christmas pageant with Sunday School children? Absolute chaos, nostalgia, and lots of cookies.
This show is the third installment to “Church Basement Ladies” written by Jim Stowell and Jessica Zuehlke (music by Drew Jansen), which takes us back to 1950s in rural Minnesota. It may sound innocent enough, but there’s no lack of drama; both in the original and in this production with rivaling points of view, music, Christmas politics and a behind the scenes look at what it takes to put on a Christmas pageant.
The Church Basement Ladies will be performing “Away in a Basement” at the Englert Theatre November 14th at 2 and 7. Tickets are $25 for seniors and $30 for general public.