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the addams family

show synopsis

In the kooky, upside-down world of the Addams Family, to be sad is to be happy, to feel pain is to feel joy, and death and suffering are the stuff of their dreams. Nonetheless, this quirky family still has to deal with many of the same challenges faced by any other family, and the spookiest nightmare faced by every family creates the focus Lippa, Brickman, and Elice’s musical: the Addams kids are growing up. The Addamses have lived by their unique values for hundreds of years and Gomez and Morticia, the patriarch and matriarch of the clan, would be only too happy to continue living that way. Their dark, macabre, beloved daughter Wednesday, however, is now an eighteen year-old young woman who is ready for a life of her own. She has fallen in love with Lucas Beineke, a sweet, smart boy from a normal, respectable Ohio family — the most un-Addams sounding person one could be! And to make matters worse, she has invited the Beinekes to their home for dinner. In one fateful, hilarious night, secrets are disclosed, relationships are tested, and the Addams family must face up to the one horrible thing they’ve managed to avoid for generations: change.

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audience

This show features some adult content and language, fog/haze effects and a dark atmospheric setting. Most suitable for ages 12+ but all are welcome.

 

production

production crew

Director, Clara Hoch

Music Director, Robert Mourad

Producer, Eva Thorpe

Set Designer, Gaby Maldonado

Set Constructor, Carl Dyzak

Sound Designer, Reid Simmons

Light Designer, Eli Brill

Costumers, Eva Thorpe, Mary Wallace, Maggie Long

Choreographer, Chloe Davies, Beana Olivia Kuntzman

Prop Master, Amanda Humphreys

Puppet Designer, Gaby McMullen

House Manager, Barbara Kaminski