Church Basement Ladies

Church Basement Ladies

March 1, 2022, All day


Zone 1: $24
Zone 2: $22
Groups of 20+: $3 off
Plus $3/ticket processing fee.

Two performances! 1:30pm & 7:00pm

The Paramount Center for the Arts requires proof of full COVID-19 vaccination, with photo ID, or negative COVID test result taken within 72 hours of the event. PCR or Antigen tests accepted. No home tests. Visit https://paramountarts.org/communityhealthfirst/ for more details.

Presented by Paramount Center for the Arts.

The original Church Basement Ladies performance is back!

Church Basement Ladies, a celebration of the church basement kitchen and the women who work there, features four distinct characters and their relationships as they organize the food and the problems of a rural Minnesota church. From the elderly matriarch of the kitchen to the young bride-to-be learning the proper order of things, the book and music give us a touching, funny look at their lives as we see them handle a record breaking Christmas dinner, the funeral of a dear friend, a Hawaiian Easter Fundraiser, and a steaming hot July wedding. They stave off potential disasters, share and debate recipes, instruct the young, and keep the Pastor on due course while thoroughly enjoying, (and tolerating) each other. Funny and down to earth, audiences will recognize these ladies as they begin to see the Church year unfold from below the House of God. This is most certainly true!


“…wickedly funny”

“…a clever take on worship life, no matter what your stripe.”

Graydon Royce, Minneapolis Star Tribune


“… dishing up laughs and poignancy in equal measure.”

Minnesota Monthly


“…an affectionate peek at community life with a pinch of whimsy…”

Dominic Papatolla, St. Paul Pioneer Press


“So funny, people might go to church to hang in the basement.”

Ian Punnett, FM 107.1, Mpls. WFMP


March 1, 2022, All day

Paramount Center for the Arts

913 West St. Germain StreetSt. Cloud, MN 56301United States
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