A book written by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice has inspired the Addams Family Musical. Andrew Lippa has written and composed its songs. All its characters are based on the comic strip 'The Addams Family'.
The premiere of The Addams Family musical was held in Chicago at Ford Center for the Performing Arts Oriental Theatre on November 13, 2009. After its tryout run, it has come to Broadway on March 4, 2010.
Synopsis Of The Addams Family Musical
The play is set in a haunted Addam's family house. Wednesday, an eighteen-year-old, has fallen in love with Lucas. She feels mixed emotions of her new love. Pugsley, the brother of Wednesday feels left out. He thinks that now his sister will devote more time to her boyfriend, which would leave no time for her to torture him. Gomez, Wednesday's father, is happy that his daughter has found love. On the night when Lucas comes to Addam's family home to have dinner with them, a lot of action takes place. There is a tiff between Lucas' parents as well as between Lucas and Wednesday. However, at the end of play, everything gets sorted out and all the couples are happy once more. Throughout the play, Gomez is sad to realize that his daughter has grown up and Morticia is seen worrying about her age and losing her importance in the family.
Phelim McDermott and Julian Crouch has directed and designed 'The Addams Family'. Sergio Trujillo has choreographed it and Natasha Katz has done the lightning of the set.
Krysta Rodriguez as Wednesday
Bebe Neuwirth as Morticia
Nathan Lane as Gomez
Adam Riegler as Pugsley
Wesley Taylor as Lucas
Terrence Mann as Mal
Carolee Carmello as Alice
Kevin Chamberlin as Uncle Fester
The play's duration is 2 hours and 35 minutes. It is not suitable for very young children.
Review Of The Addams Family Musical
Phelim McDermott and Julian Crouch have directed this play brilliantly. The music is superb. There are several songs like Clandango, Happy/Sad, and Let's Not Talk about Anything But Love. The performances of Nathan Lane and Bebe Neuwirth are astounding. The narration by Kevin Chamberlin is good. Sergio Trujillo has choreographed the show well. Basil twist Puppetry not only makes the audience laugh but also scares them. Overall, this musical is entertaining and is bound to attract a lot of people.
How To Buy Broadway Tickets?
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