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Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice
Music & Lyrics by Andrew Lippa
Based on characters created by Charles Addams
In the kooky, upside-down world of the Addams Family, nothing is ever what is to be expected or adored, 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 this ruckus of a musical: the Addams kids are growing up.
The Addams’s 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 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.
Fall Youth Production, ages 9–15
THE ADDAMS FAMILY is presented through special arrangement with and all authorized performance materials are provided by Theatrical Rights Worldwide.
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