Best Church of God -- A Satirical Send-Up of Christianity
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A rotating cast of talented women celebrates their lack of domestic skills with So My Christmas Tree is Still Up, an entertaining evening combining comedy, storytelling, music and more. Laura Hugg and Leslie Lee, dubbed "The Queen Bee of Comedy," host this all-female revue, which also may include performances by Andrea Schwartz, Anne Purkey and Poppy Fields. Lee is known for her adults-only parodies of popular songs, while Hugg is a Chicago stand-up comic who's performed at Zanies and elsewhere. Learn More
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The show was at least entertaining. The political stuff hit harder than the religious satire. There were laugh out loud moments and the audience participation was mostly fine/not too much of a pain. Worth the Goldstar price. There were several repeat viewers at this performance--I can't see a need for seeing it again though.
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“Smart writing and deadpan social commentary” —NBC Chicago
With a unique brand of live fundamentalist Christianity and an extensive, interactive website, this hard-hitting satire of religion has been turning heads since its inception. Hailed by the Chicago Reader as “The Best Sketch Show in Chicago” and by Time Out, The Onion, and NBC Chicago as a “must see,” BCOG is the only church God goes to.
Feature articles in the Sun-Times and_ Chicago Tribune_ have documented BCOG’s trademark exorcisms, PowerPrayers, sermons, religious puppet shows, miraculous transubstantiations (delicious!), original hymns and occasional live devil wrestling matches.