Why See The Addams Family?
The Addams Family hit the Toronto Centre Main Stage in North York, ON, Closed November 27, 2011
The weird and wonderful family comes to devilishly delightful life in THE ADDAMS FAMILY. This magnificently macabre new musical comedy is created by Jersey Boys authors Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice, Drama Desk-winning composer/lyricist Andrew Lippa (The Wild Party), choreographer Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys) and Olivier Award-winning director/designers Phelim McDermott & Julian Crouch (Shockheaded Peter) with creative consultation by four-time Tony Award® winner Jerry Zaks.
This is definitely not the same old song and dance.
It's every parent's nightmare. Your little girl has suddenly become a young woman, and what's worse, has fallen deliriously in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family. Yes, Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has a “normal” boyfriend, and for parents Gomez and Morticia, this shocking development will turn the Addams house downside up.
It's a family portrait that's completely off the wall.
Opening night: 16 November 2011
The Addams Family musical is suitable for audiences aged 10 and upwards. Children aged under 5 will not be admitted to the Lunt Fontanne Theater.
2 hours and 35 minutes with one 15 minute intermission.
Cast and Creative
CreativeDirection & Design - Phelim McDermott & Julian Crouch
Creative Consultant - Jerry Zaks
Choreography - Sergio Trujillo
Music & Lyrics - Andrew Lippa
Book - Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice
Lighting Design - Natasha Katz
Sound Design - Acme Sound Partners
Puppetry - Basil Twist
Music Direction - Mary-Mitchell Campbell
Orchestrations - Larry Hochman
Dance Arrangements - August Eriksmoen
Special Effects Design - Greg Meeh
TONY AWARDS 2010
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre: Music & Lyrics: Andrew Lippa
Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical: Kevin Chamberlin
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