Everything listed under: Ringwald Theatre

  • 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...

  • REVIEWS for ANGELS in AMERICA

    REVIEW from Metro Times (Parts One & Two) REVIEW from EncoreMI (Part One) REVIEW from EncoreMI (Part Two) REVIEW from Detroit Free Press (Part Two) REVIEW from The Oakland Press (Part Two)  

  • 2015-2016 at THE RINGWALD

     The Ringwald Theatre dips into the “Classics” Well for their 9th Season! All of these shows either are classics themselves or touch on a classic; from Moby-Dick to Barbra Streisand to The Simpsons to Alfred Hitchcock, there’s something for everyone! This season also includes two firsts for The Ringwald: an artistic co-production and a commissioned piece.

  • 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.

  • REVIEWS: The Motherfucker with the Hat

    Encore Michigan REVIEW MODO REVIEW Oakland Press REVIEW THE MOTHERFUCKER WITH THE HAT by Stephen Adly Guirgis plays at Ferndale's The Ringwald Theatre from March 28-April 14, 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 Assistant Direction and Costume Design by Bailey Boudreau.

  • 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...

  • REVIEWS: Angels in America Part One

    Detroit Free Press REVIEW Encore Michigan REVIEW BroadwayWorld Detroit REVIEW Oakland Press REVIEW 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 li...

  • 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 videos

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

  • 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.  

  • 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.

  • Evil Dead: The Musical returns to The City Theatre!

    The Ringwald and Olympia Entertainment are thrilled to be bringing the hilariously, bloody Evil Dead: The Musical back to Detroit for its third annual engagement. In honor of the cult classic’s Detroit world premiere in October 1981, the musical will perform a four week engagement starting Thursday, October 4 through Saturday, October 27 at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights at Detroit’s City Theatre; located inside Hockeytown Café at 2301 Woodward Avenue.

  • Joint Auditions for When the Rain Stops Falling & August: Osage County

    Saturday, August 25, 2012 11am-3pm at The Ringwald Theatre 22742 Woodward Ave Ferndale, MI 48220 Looking for men and women of all ages for two of our upcoming productions. Sign up here for an audition time. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.