The Addams Family

The 2016 Graduating Music Theatre Company of Federation University Australia’s Ballarat Arts Academy are presenting The Addams Family at TheatreWorks in St Kilda from 18 to 25 June, 2016.

The Addams Family

This musical comedy is based on the iconic characters by cartoonist Charles Addams.  Created by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice from Jersey Boys’ fame, music and lyrics by award-winning composer Andrew Lippa.

Featuring the loved characters of Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, Grandma, Wednesday, Pugsley and Lurch you enjoy this original story.

Wednesday Addams has fallen in love with Lucas Beineke when he and his parents visit the Addams Family Estate.  Morticia is conflicted over Wednesday’s romance whilst Gomez wants things to remain the same way. Pugsley isn’t impressed by the lack of attention.  As the Addams Family learns to relate to this regular family will their darkest secrets come spilling out over dinner when their world’s collide?

Directed and choreographed by David Wynen with musical direction by Rainer Pollard. Starring Andrew Thomas, Syd Zygier, Bridget Mylecharane, Liam Dodds, Sophie Smyth, Emma Austin, Georgia Moore, Tess Walsh, Emily Roberts, Mackenzie Pinder, Patrick Schnur, Shaune Davis, Paige Easter, Cathryn McDonald, Jack Saunders and an ensemble cast of 15 students.

The Addams Family will be staged for a limited season, visit TheatreWorks to see the future of Australian music theatre.

 

 

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