"The Addams Family"
The national tour of the newly revamped musical comedy "The Addams Family," based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams, will make its Boston premiere February 7 - 19, 2012 at the Citi Performing Arts Center Shubert Theatre as part of the LEXUS 2011-12 Broadway Across America – Boston Series.
Addams Family" features a book by Marshall Brickman and
Rick Elice, with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa.
Including everyone's favorite characters from Gomez and Morticia to Lurch,
Grandma and Uncle Fester, the production is directed and designed (sets
and costumes) by Phelim McDermott and Julian
cast features Broadway's Douglas Sills ("The Scarlet
Pimpernell") as Gomez with Sara Gettlefinger ("Dirty
Rotten Scoundrels," "Nine") as Morticia, with
"The Addams Family" began performances in March 2010 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre and immediately became one of Broadway’s biggest hits, regularly grossing over $1 million a week.
Chris Jones of the Chicago Tribune
described the production as “classic, full-tilt, fast paced, old-fashioned
musical comedy!” while John Simon of Bloomberg
News called it “uproarious! A glitzy-gloomy musical entirely
worthy of the macabre drawings by Charles Addams.”
For information and tickets, stop by the box office, call 866-348-9738 or visit www.citicenter.org.
Production Photo: Deen Van Meer
-- OnStage Boston
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