When a feminist writer pursues an expose of a strip club also targeted by an evangelist who wants to replace it with a “GodMart,” the story’s pretty predictable. The dancers’ warmth is no shocker either, a slight variation on the “whore with a heart of gold” stereotype. But their character quirks–one’s a NASA PhD, another does Seinfeld impersonations–provide a steady stream of pleasant surprises. Playwright Scott Oken introduces supermeaty dynamics in this Factory Theater production: the preacher and strip-club owner are brothers, the journalist has a pornographic past. But he shies away from them, relying instead on the cast’s ability to divert us with quips and sight gags. Though cleverer than average, these aren’t enough to deliver the story’s potential. Through 12/18: Fri-Sat 8 PM, Sun 7 PM. Mon 11/28, 8 PM. No show Fri 11/25. Prop Thtr, 3502-4 N. Elston, 866-811-4111. $20; industry night Mon 11/28.