Mamma Mia! Sing-a-Long

If my life had a soundtrack, it would filled with the songs of ABBA. For me, the tunes of Sweden’s greatest export (sorry, Ikea) will never get old or out-of-date. Ever. So to say I’m excited for tonight wouldn’t even to begin to describe what I’m feeling. Fremont Outdoor Cinema begins its 2009 season not in Fremont (where the rest of the Saturday-night series continues), but at Magnuson Park. The film is Mamma Mia!, with Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski, and (yum) Colin Firth and Pierce Brosnan. And, God help me, it’s a sing-along! Does life get any better than this? Well yes, actually it does, because there will also be a pre-show costume contest and ABBA karaoke. (I call “Fernando”!) The rest of the season (through Sept. 12) brings titles like Edward Scissorhands, The Big Lebowski, The Godfather, and Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure. Selected movies, like Some Like It Hot, will be dubbed with new dialogue as one of Jet City Improv’s “Twisted Flicks.” Each show is preceded by entertainment like improv comedy, photo-booth contests, and prize—including an Xbox, awarded to the best themed costume. (Anyone know where I can get a pair of sparkly platform go-go boots?) See you tonight; I’ll be the one in ABB-ecstasy. (PG-13) SUZIE RUGH

Sat., June 20, 7 p.m., 2009

 
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