Church Basement Ladies 2: A Second Helping!
St. Paul Pioneer Press / Dominic Papatola
"Still doing the good stuff."
"The ladies are back and they’re still cookin’"
"Homey, well-observed, tuneful endeavor, Spot-on in tone and smartly performed"
“The second serving is spiced with the same humor.”
Minneapolis Star Tribune / Graydon Royce
"those who missed the first service should welcome the second chance."
"Fans of the first... should find every reason to like this version."
"Church Basement Ladies 2 ... cooks!"
"...this version sends away with more to think about..."
"... brisk staging... great rapport and playfulness..."
98.5 KTIS/Mornings / Pam Lundell
"A big helping of fun and no leftovers"
"I laughed, I cried, I bought a pair of sensible
Sun Newspapers / Sally Thompson
"It's a show everyone will enjoy."
"You'll laugh, you'll cry, and then laugh some more."
"Church Basement Ladies" was such a delightful
show that only one thing could top it - "Church Basemen
Ladies 2: Second Helpings," of course."
Lakeshore Weekly News / Ed Huyck
"Crafted with good humor and charm."
Metro Lutheran / Mike Sherer
"... bring your appetite. This is a feast for the soul."
"... more wonderful wackiness ..."
"…a happy, wholesome marriage of very funny writing…a fresh supply of
Lavender Magazine (Mpls.) / John Townsend
"Most satisfying and touching show to come along this year!"
"…poignancy – wit balance wonderfully…done subtly, with respect and
Wichita Eagle / Bob Curtwright
“…a gentle, tuneful, deliciously evocative feast.”
Battle Creek Enquirer / Christopher Tower
“Cooks Up Fun!”
KC Metropolis / Diane Thompson
“The upbeat tunes and talented cast kept the audience tapping their feet and laughing along the way”
Quad City Reader / Jill Walsh
“It was refreshing to see a production that focused on the oftentimes
Rock Island Argus / Jonathan Turner
“…an entertaining, unexpectedly moving dish – warm, tasty and comforting.”
“…endearing music and comedy and heartfelt emotion.”
“…a treat not ot be missed!”
Quad City Times / David Burke
“If you enjoyed the first one, you’ll enjoy this one as well!”
Syracuse Post Standard / Tony Curulla
“Serves up a message about human relationships in an entertaining,
“Lyrically, quite clever and theatrically engaging and important.”
"…an audience pleaser."
Capital Times (Madison, WI) / Rena Archwamety
“One needs not to have seen the first one to enjoy ‘A Second Helping’”
“…the audience erupted in laughter nearly every other line.”
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune / Ted Moskones
“The only complaint we heard was that the audience members sides hurt from
Naples News (Florida) / Chris Silk
“They roared at every joke as if it was their last night on earth…It was one of
“You don’t need to be familiar with the characters, nor do you have to have any
Auburn Public Opinion /David Wilcox
“..nonstop humor and a heartfelt message.”
Syracuse New Times / James MacKillop
Grand Rapids (MN) Herald-Review / Nathan Bergstedt
Ft Myers, FL The Island Reporter / Marsha Wagner
“…is currently causing a laugh riot.”
“The sequel reprises the same ladies in all their ‘uffda’ yelling, knife-flailing,
“…one need not have seen the first one in order to enjoy ‘A Second helping’,
“delightfully goofy…giggle-producing, one-liners…”
“ The hap, hap, happy audience explodes into belly laughs at nearly every bit of dialogue.”
“If Garrison Keillor tickles your funnybone, then you’re gonna be in hog