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Merry Christmas/Mommie Dearest? Only at The Ringwald December 17-22

Preview December 12, 2018 Encore Staff

FERNDALE, MI, November 26, 2018 – Taking a break from the usual SantaLand Diaries performances, this year The Ringwald will stuff your stockings with Merry Christmas to Everyone! (Except Christina), a sort-of Mommie Dearest Christmas, from December 17 through 22.

Joan Crawford is at the end of her tinseled rope.  Her children are driving her mad, her movie career is floundering, and to top it off, she’s expecting Ralph Fisher at her home to do a live Christmas Eve broadcast.  It all proves too much and Joan wonders if she should just check out of life altogether. However, a Christmas miracle is at hand as Joan is subsequently visited by three ghosts that evening who hope to right her outlook on life.  But when one of those ghosts is Bette Davis, can these ghosts really help?

Merry Christmas to Everyone! (Except Christina) is a Christmas spoof weaving together Mommie Dearest, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, A Christmas Carol, A Charlie Brown Christmas and your other gay and/or Christmas favorites.  The production is directed by Dyan Bailey, stage managed by Andy Lograsso-Gaitens and features Joe Bailey as Joan Crawford, Richard Payton as The Ghosts, Brandy Joe Plambeck as Christina, and Kevin Kaminski as Christopher.

Tickets can be purchased at www.TheRingwald.com or at the theater. The Ringwald box office opens 45 minutes before performances and tickets can be purchased with cash or credit card. For more information, please call 248-545-5545.