Everything listed under: Theatre in Ferndale

  • STUPID FUCKING BIRD promo graphics

    Aaron Posner’s Stupid Fucking Bird, a “sort of” adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull, makes its Michigan premiere beginning November 14 at Ferndale’s The Ringwald Theatre. After previous productions played in Washington, D.C., Chicago, and Los Angeles to great acclaim, The Ringwald is honored to bring the play to Detroit.   Just as Chekhov’s play told the story of a decidedly theatrical family, Aaron Posner’s Stupid Fucking Bird updates the action to the 21st century America. As t...

  • ANGELS in AMERICA parts ONE and TWO coming to The Ringwald

    After a highly successful run of Tony Kushner's Angels in America Part One: Millennium Approaches, The Ringwald Theatre will open its 8th Season with both parts of this epic play, Millennium Approaches and Perestroika in repertory. Opening in February, 2014, the original production of Millennium Approaches was met with rapturous reviews. EncoreMichigan.com calls this production, "...stunning...beautiful and intense...".

  • INTO THE WOODS media

    Pared to a cast of 10 (plus a surprise guest star!), using one piano, and working closely with music director Jeff Bobick, director Joe Bailey’s production of Into the Woods aims to strip down the grander aspects of the musical and concentrate on the story and the beautiful music and lyrics. This production highlights the resilience of the human spirit and adds lots of belly laughs along the way. Joe Bailey directs a cast that includes Drew Arnold, Kryssy Becker, Suzan M.

  • PHOTOS: The Motherfucker with the Hat

    Stephen Adly Guirgis' The Motherfucker with the Hat makes its Michigan debut at The Ringwald Theatre playing March 28th through April 14th, 2014. Jamie Warrow directs a cast that includes Travis Reiff, Amy Probst, Sean Rodriguez Sharpe, Vanessa Sawson, and Brian Marable. The production is designed by Alex Carr with Prop Design by Alexander H.

  • 2014 Gay Play Series (GPS) Call for Submissions

      The Ringwald Theatre is sounding a call for new, original one-act plays to be performed at their 5th annual Gay Play Series (GPS). The Detroit-area’s only GLBT short play festival is striving to provide early-career writers the opportunity to see their work produced, giving them what is oft-needed exposure. The plays submitted should have a performance time of 30 minutes or less and deal directly with issues or characters that are identified as gay/lesbian/transgender, or contain a gay se...

  • PHOTOS: ANGELS IN AMERICA part one

    ANGELS IN AMERICA part one: MILLENNIUM APPROACHES by Tony Kushner arrives at Ferndale's The Ringwald Theatre from February 21-March 10, 2013. Joe Bailey directs a cast that includes Bailey Boudreau, Brenton Herwat, Chris Jakob, Meredith Deighton, Travis Reiff, Matthew Turner Shelton, Cara Trautman, and Jamie Warrow. The production will feature a set design by Alexander Henderson Trice, sound and light design by Dan Morrison, costume design by Bailey Boudreau.

  • THE SUBMISSION publicity photos

    THE SUBMISSION by Jeff Talbott makes its Michigan Premiere at Ferndale's The Ringwald Theatre from January 10-February 3, 2013. The production is directed by Lisa Melinn and features: Richard Payton, Ciarah Mosely, Jeff Bobick and Nate Hudson. Check out the preview video below and for more information and reservations, click HERE.

  • THE SUBMISSION preview video

    THE SUBMISSION by Jeff Talbott makes its Michigan Premiere at Ferndale's The Ringwald Theatre from January 10-February 3, 2013. The production is directed by Lisa Melinn features Richard Payton, Ciarah Mosely, Jeff Bobick and Nate Hudson. Check out the preview video below and for more information and reservations, click HERE.

  • WOLVES photos

    Check out some promotional and rehearsal shots from The Ringwald's production of Steve Yockey's Wolves playing from September 7-30, 2013.  

  • The Ringwald Announces 2013/2014 Season

    The Ringwald’s Lucky 7th Season will explore the power of words. Taking a cue from last season’s artistically (and commercially!) successful “Season of Family”, the 2013/2014 Ringwald season also adheres to a theme: the power of words. Obviously, plays are made of words, but the plays in this season all deal with words specifically; how words can fail us, how they can sustain us, how they can identify us, or how we string them together to create stories that inform our lives for good or bad.

  • 4th Annual GPS (Gay Play Series) Details

    The Ringwald Packs a Picnic Basket and Heads to GPS The Gay Play Series returns to Ferndale in June with events both merry and gay! ----For Reservations, Click HERE---- The Ringwald Theatre is pleased to announce the 4th installment of its wildly popular Gay Play Series (GPS). Last year’s outing was attended by hundreds of people over a two weekend period.

  • PORN videos

      Check out the promotional videos for MAKING PORN below! For tickets to the winter's hottest show, click here!        

  • 2012 GPS (Gay Play Series) Winners

    FANNY PACKS AND HANKY CODES WINS BEST SCRIPT AT THIS YEAR'S GPS (GAY PLAY SERIES) The third annual GPS (Gay Play Series) completed its most successful year last night at Ferndale’s Ringwald Theatre. The Audience Award for Best Script this year went to Fanny Packs and Hanky Codes by San Francisco playwright Kristian O’Hare. Fanny Packs and Hanky Codes was directed by Matthew Turner Shelton and featured Shelton, Patrick O’Connor Cronin, Frannie Shepherd-Bates, and Josh Campos.

  • 2012 GPS (Gay Play Series) Line-up

    Schedule & Reservations    |   Block A Preview Video    |    Block B Preview Video The Ringwald Theatre is proud to announce the 3rd installment of its wildly popular Gay Play Series (GPS). Last year’s outing was attended by hundreds of people over a ten day festival period. This year the program will run over two consecutive weekends that will feature a one-time only event, music shows and, at the centerpiece, performances of 11 new, on...

  • AUDITIONS for 2012 GPS (Gay Play Series) on Sun, May 13, 6-9pm

    2012 GPS (Gay Play Series) Auditions are on Sunday, May 13 6-9pm at The Ringwald Theatre 22742 Woodward Ferndale, MI 48220 Auditions will consist of cold readings from selected scripts. No sign-up time is necessary. Please arrive between 6pm and 8:45pm.  Please bring headshot and resume.

  • Reading of RESTORATION DOGS on Sun, March 18

    Restoration Dogs is a transformative period piece by Mark Finnell containing aspects of parody of the cult film Reservoir Dogs (1992). In this transformative work, eight criminals plot to steal the Crown Jewels of the British throne under the rule of King Charles II . The setting is London 1671.