2019 Season Plays

Church Basement Ladies

Directed by:  Ann Kysley

Musical Director:  John Dutmer

By: Written by Jim Stowell and Jessica Zuehlke; Music and Lyrics by Drew Jansen


Genre:  Musical Comedy


May 29- June 8

The place is rural Minnesota, the year is 1965, the location is the basement of the local Lutheran
church. The Church Basement Ladies are busy fortifying their flock with love, wisdom, and, of course,
the food they prepare in the church’s basement kitchen. Church Basement Ladies is a mixture of
delightful original music, endearing personalities, and side[dish]-splitting scenes creatively blended
together into a deliciously funny musical comedy.

Lone Star Spirits

Directed by Patsy Vork

By:  Josh Tobiessen

Genre: Comedy

June 19-June 29

A fast-paced comedy with hairpin turns that takes a hilarious and sympathetic look at family,
spirituality, those who stay and those who leave their hometowns, and the ghosts that haunt us either
way. There is an abundance of humor, warmth and wisdom in this show.

Mamma Mia!

Directed and Choreographed by  Cathy Jones-Wolf

Musical  Director:  Julia Zappa

 By:        By Catherine Johnson Based on songs of ABBA composed by Benny Anderson
and Bjorn Ulvaeus

Genre:  Musical


July 10-20

The story of a young woman and her search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. The music of ABBA propels this entertaining tale of love, laughter and friendship, into an unforgettable

Directed by Chris Hopkins-Hile

By:  Neil Simon

Genre:  Drama


July  31- August 10

The place is Brooklyn, the year is 1942. After the death of their mother, two brothers, Arty and Jay,
are put in the care of their Grandmother and Aunt Belle while their father travels to make money to
pay off the hospital debts by way of the loan shark. Arty and Jay learn lessons of love, responsibility,
and the importance of family in this Pulitzer Prize winning play.

Lost in Yonkers
A Gentleman and a Scoundrel

Directed by Terry Wiesner

By:  Jack Sharkey

Genre:  Comedy

August 21-31

The story of Fred, an underpaid worker, is hired (in disguise) as his own assistant to increase his income. Complications arrive when Fred’s boss and sometimes girlfriend falls head over heels for his “assistant”. If that’s not enough, the plot gets more complex when a company credit check investigator sees that the numbers “just don’t add up”.

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