The original Sam Singleton
Atheist Evangelist show is still a
crowd favorite after seven years.
From a quick de-construction of
the Bible’s main story-line, to a
reminiscence of childhood terrors
among “tongues-speaking, snake-
handling holy rollers from the
Ozarks,” to a merciless dissection
of the role of God in civic life,
Patriarchs and Penises is
fascinating, horrifying, hilarious,
and unlike anything before.  
100 minutes with intermission
Brother Sam and his cousin Palmer
have followed widely disparate
paths, Sam becoming an atheist
evangelist, Palmer remaining faithful
to their holy roller upbringing.
Palmer is the one member of the
Singleton clan who has stuck by
Sam. And Sam is exasperated that
anybody so smart and decent can
be so misguided. Palmer feels
exactly the same way.  Their
conversations, as recounted in
Cats, Sheep and Goats: the
Taxonomy of Atheists,
Believers and Preachers
, are a
fun-house-mirror view of relations
between atheists and believers.
60 minutes
Revival is a satiric enactment of
an old- time revival meeting like
Brother Sam attended as a boy:
congregational singing,
testimonies, and a sermon (the
Dill Pickle Award-winning
An
Appreciation of Appreciation
).
The audience takes part
throughout.
75 to 90 minutes
Holy rollers with some funny ideas
about right and wrong, a
moonshiner, and one angry
nine-year-old preacher:
If the
Ocean was Whiskey and God
was a Duck
is Brother Sam's
recollection of the summer he first
doubted God.
60 minutes
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The program begins with
Introducing Colonel Bob: When
America’s Most Famous Atheist
was a Liberal Republican
, then,
in the main event,
Extract of
Ingersoll
, Brother Sam distills 16
classic lectures into a single tour de
force of freethought. An informal
discussion wraps it up.
45 minutes plus discussion