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Rambling Jack: Ferndale’s Mamma Mia! is ridiculously charming

Rambling Jack: Ferndale’s Mamma Mia! is ridiculously charming

Having watched the 2008 movie version of Mamma Mia!, I was hesitant to sit through the Ferndale Repertory Theatre’s production of the musical. How many ABBA songs in a row can a man endure? But the wife insisted, so off we went Saturday night to Ferndale for an evening of music written by the 1970s

Ramblin’ Jack’s Theatre Review: A night of great music at Smokey Joe’s Cafe

As Smokey Joe’s Cafe, the Songs of Lieber and Stoller opened, members of the cast took the stage, some taking seats at tables, others gathering around a bar, and then the music began. Beautiful songs of love found, love lost and unrequited love filled the Ferndale Repertory Theatre on Saturday night. There were Ruby Baby,

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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