Vicki Quade, the creator of the popular Late Night Catechism, presents her latest comedy at Chicago’s Royal George Theatre. Brush up on your Bible chapter and verse and get set for a game night that will challenge both your mind and your funny bone.
The Archdiocese needs to make some money in a hurry. Everyone knows Bingo is the best moneymaker around, so a couple of enthusiastic parishioners create an entire Bingo department to make sure the cash flows in the right direction.
Mrs. O’Brien, the church’s zealous Bingo caller, hands out cards to the audience and proceeds to run an actual but highly unorthodox Bingo game full of Bible trivia, quizzes, memorable prizes and plenty of Catholic humor.
About Vicki Quade
Writer, producer, director and performer Vicki Quade’s list of shows include Put the Nuns in Charge!, Sunday School Cinema, Saints & Sinners and the mega hit Late Night Catechism, which she co-wrote with Maripat Donovan. The Chicago native also participated in a number of theater productions throughout the city, including The Vagina Monologues, Verbatim Verboten, Cast on a Hot Tin Roof and Forever Plaid. Plays include Here Come the Famous Brothers, Mr. Nanny and Room for Advancement. She appears regularly on local radio shows and makes public appearances as one of her nun characters at special events throughout the country.
The Royal George Theatre in Chicago, Illinois, houses four unique theaters. Located in Lincoln Park, just north of North Avenue at 1641 North Halsted Street, offers paid valet parking. The theater is also accessible via public transportation or a short walk from nearby restaurants or hotels.
Bingo began as a lottery in 1530 Italy, called Lo Gioco del Lotto d’Italia.
American toy salesman Edwin S. Lowe created a game called Beano from a lottery game he watched a group of carnival workers play. He changed the name of the game to Bingo after a woman playing the game at his apartment got so excited at the prospect of winning that she shouted, “Bingo!” instead of “Beano.” The name stuck.
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