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Young Frankenstein – laughing like it’s 1974

Young Frankenstein – laughing like it’s 1974

It was a cool evening circa 1974 when my family, along with visiting relatives, piled into a Volkswagen Bus and drove over to the Burlingame Drive-In to watch the Mel Brooks/Gene Wilder movie Young Frankenstein. I was about 6 years old, so most of the details of that evening have been lost to the fog

Hell Week of ‘Horrors’ – How the ‘little theatre’ becomes the ‘Little Shop’

Lauraine Leblanc Mad River Union FERNDALE – Center stage, a pink hippo and a mermaid sing through the alphabet. The pair are cast members of Ferndale Repertory Theatre’s newest production, Alan Menken and Howard Ashman’s rock musical Little Shop of Horrors, which opens this Friday. If you don’t recall either a hippo or a mermaid

How the ‘little theatre’ becomes the ‘Little Shop’

Lauraine Leblanc Mad River Union FERNDALE – Center stage, a pink hippo and a mermaid sing through the alphabet. The pair are cast members of Ferndale Repertory Theatre’s newest production, Alan Menken and Howard Ashman’s rock musical Little Shop of Horrors, which opens this Friday. If you don’t recall either a hippo or a mermaid

Childhood favorites bring holiday cheer

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Childhood favorites populate the Humboldt landscape starting this weekend. From Charlie Brown in Ferndale to Alice in Blue Lake (and pretty much everywhere else throughout the county and beyond), families are sure to find holiday cheer at the theatre. Charlie Brown in Ferndale Ferndale Repertory Theatre presents Charles M. Schultz’s

Theatre Review: Boeing Boeing – Catch it while you can

Mad River Union FERNDALE – You can’t fake comedy. It either works or it doesn’t. Judging by the roars of laughter at last week’s preview performance of the Ferndale Repertory Theater’s (FRT) production of Boeing Boeing, this comedic farce not only works, but excels. We laughed so hard we cried. Written and set in the

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