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Temple Theatre of Sanford will stage A Second Helping on Jan. 10-Feb. 3 (photo by Ben Bashinski)

A Second Helping’s Stage Full of Warm Spirits Takes the Chill Out of Winter Nights

Typically, sequels do not live up to the standards set by the original in plays and movies. A Second Helping: The Church Basement Ladies Sequel, on stage now at the Temple Theatre of Sanford, is well performed and directed; but the material lacks the depth of the first one. There are several areas in which… Read More ›

The cast of the Temple Theatre of Sanford's March 8-25 production of Church Basement Ladies includes (from left) Gus Allen, Shirley Proctor, Theresa McGuirk, Kathy Day, and Jeanne Adams-Koonce

Temple Theatre of Sanford’s Production of Church Basement Ladies Is Delightful — a Warm Play for Cold Nights

Inspired by the books of Janet Letnes Martin and Suzann Nelson, including the bestseller Growing Up Lutheran, Jim Stowell and Jessica Zuehlke have written a very funny and warm story of life in one Minnesota church. Although there are only five performers on stage for the Temple Theatre of Sanford’s entertaining and altogether delightful production… Read More ›