A Second Helping: The Church Basement Ladies Sequel opens July 26 at The Old Creamery Theatre Print
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Written by Shelley Klimes   
Friday, 06 July 2012 13:30
Amana – They’re servin it up again in the church basement kitchen of East Cornucopia Lutheran Church of the Prairie. A Second Helping: The Church Basement Ladies Sequel opens July 26 on the Main Stage in Amana.

The year is 1969 and among the Vietnam War protests, the world, Pastor Gunderson and the ladies, are a changin.’ Inspired by the books of Janet Letnes Martin and Suzann Nelson, including the best seller Growing Up Lutheran, this all-new production will be sure to keep you laughing at the over-the-top antics and heartwarming humor that goes on in this rural Minnesota church basement kitchen.

The cast consists of Kamille Zbanek of Ely, Kay Francis of Naples, Florida, Deborah Kennedy of West Amana, Nikki Savitt of Arlington Heights, Ill and Sean McCall of Marengo. Written by Greta Gorsch with music and lyrics by Dennis Curley and Drew Jansen, A Second Helping is directed by Curt Wollen under the musical direction of Becky Barrett-Jones. The show is rated Theatre G and runs through Sept. 2.

Shows are on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays at 3 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $27 for adults and $17.50 for students. Student rush tickets are available for $12. No reservations are accepted for rush tickets. Come to the box office no earlier than 30 minutes before a performance for this special rate. A student ID is required for rush tickets.

The Old Creamery Theatre Company is a not-for-profit professional theatre founded in 1971 in Garrison, Iowa. The company is celebrating 41 years of bringing live, professional theatre to the people of Iowa and the Midwest.