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Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (New York, NY)
205 West 46th St. Seating Chart

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2 hours and 35 minutes, with one intermission

Tuesday at 7pm
Wednesday through Saturday at 8pm
Wednesday and Saturday at 2pm
Sunday at 3pm

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Based on the iconic characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams, THE ADDAMS FAMILY is an all-new musical comedy starring Tony Award winner Roger Rees as Gomez and stage and screen star Brooke Shields as Morticia. THE ADDAMS FAMILY features an original story. 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, it's a shocking development that turns the Addams house upside down when they are forced to host a dinner for the young man and his parents.



THE ADDAMS FAMILY has a book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice (librettists of the 2006 Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Jersey Boys), music and lyrics by Drama Desk Award winner Andrew Lippa (The Wild Party), direction and design by Phelim McDermott and Julian Crouch (Shockheaded Peter, The Metropolitan Opera's Satyagraha) and choreography by Sergio Trujillo (Next to Normal, Jersey Boys).

Photo Coverage: THE ADDAMS FAMILY Opens in TorontoPhoto Coverage: THE ADDAMS FAMILY Opens in Toronto
by Kelly Cameron - November 18, 2011

The Addams Family opened on Wednesday in Toronto, and BWW was on hand to bring its readers exclusive photos from the touring production. A stellar cast and a vastly improved book serve to create a fun night out with the ghoulish, ghastly family that everyone knows and loves. Plus, there's no better place for snapping your fingers in unison than the theatre! (more...)

StageNotes.Net, SchoolTube Join ADDAMS FAMILY To Address BullyingStageNotes.Net, SchoolTube Join ADDAMS FAMILY To Address Bullying
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2011

StageNotes.net and SchoolTube.com are extending the message of National Bullying Prevention Month (October) by encouraging K-12 educators to join forces with classes across America in taking the No Snap Judgments Pledge as a strategy to put an end to violence in schools! (more...)

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Begins Halloween Events!THE ADDAMS FAMILY Begins Halloween Events!
by BWW News Desk - October 27, 2011

Broadway's The Addams Family, the ideal Halloween musical, will spend the rest of October presenting several Halloween events. (more...)

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Announces Halloween Events!THE ADDAMS FAMILY Announces Halloween Events!
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2011

Broadway's The Addams Family, the ideal Halloween musical, will spend the rest of October presenting several Halloween events. (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at THE ADDAMS FAMILY on Tour!BWW TV: First Look at THE ADDAMS FAMILY on Tour!
by BroadwayWorld TV - October 14, 2011

The national tour of The Addams Family, a new musical based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams is now on tour. Check out the first production footage the show below! (more...)

ADDAMS FAMILY Cast Leads Anti-Bullying PledgeADDAMS FAMILY Cast Leads Anti-Bullying Pledge
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2011

Hundreds of middle school students across the country are taking a pledge to be a 'respectful and positive person', to recognize that 'each person is unique,' to 'be more accepting' of people 'and make no snap judgments about them'. And stars of Broadway's family-favorite musical The Addams Family will headline a live national Internet broadcast to 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade classrooms that will encourage and promote students to take the 'No Snap Judgments' pledge. The event takes place on Thursday, October 13th from 11:30AM - 12Noon EDT. (more...)

ADDAMS FAMILY Cast to Lead Anti-Bullying Pledge, 10/13ADDAMS FAMILY Cast to Lead Anti-Bullying Pledge, 10/13
by BWW News Desk - October 11, 2011

Hundreds of middle school students across the country are taking a pledge to be a 'respectful and positive person', to recognize that 'each person is unique,' to 'be more accepting' of people 'and make no snap judgments about them'. And stars of Broadway's family-favorite musical The Addams Family will headline a live national Internet broadcast to 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade classrooms that will encourage and promote students to take the 'No Snap Judgments' pledge. The event takes place on Thursday, October 13th from 11:30AM - 12Noon EDT. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: THE ADDAMS FAMILY Launches 'No Snap Judgements' InitiativeSTAGE TUBE: THE ADDAMS FAMILY Launches 'No Snap Judgements' Initiative
by BroadwayWorld TV - October 7, 2011

The Addams Family launches the the "No Snap Judgments" Pledge-promising to "be a respectful and positive person…celebrate the differences among my friends, family, teachers and peers…be more accepting of each person…and make no snap judgments about them. (snap, snap).' Visit www.nosnapjudgments.org for more information, and check out the promotional video for the program below! (more...)

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Launches 'No Snap Judgements' InitiativeTHE ADDAMS FAMILY Launches 'No Snap Judgements' Initiative
by BWW News Desk - October 7, 2011

Alexandra Robbins, the award-winning author of The Geeks Shall Inherit The Earth, will host a live discussion, in person and online with 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade students from New York City and across the country on the subject of tolerance featuring The Addams Family cast members Jackie Hoffman (Grandma), Zachary James (Lurch), Brad Oscar (Fester) and Adam Riegler (Pugsley). (more...)

Roger Rees Extends THE ADDAMS FAMILY Run Through Closing on December 31 Roger Rees Extends THE ADDAMS FAMILY Run Through Closing on December 31
by BWW News Desk - September 19, 2011

Tony Award winner Roger Rees has extended his contract and will continue as Gomez in the hit musical The Addams Family for an additional two months through the show's final performance on Saturday, December 31 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). Rees plays opposite stage and screen star Brooke Shields as Morticia. (more...)

THE ADDAMS FAMILY to Close on Broadway December 31THE ADDAMS FAMILY to Close on Broadway December 31
by BWW News Desk - August 24, 2011

The Broadway production of the hit musical comedy The Addams Family will end its run at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th St.) December 31 after 725 performances and 34 previews. Since beginning previews on March 8 2009, The Addams Family has been seen by more than 748,000 people. Prior to Broadway, The Addams Family played an 8 week engagement at the Oriental Theatre in Chicago, where it grossed more than $12 million, making it the most successful Broadway tryout in Chicago's history. The national tour of The Addams Family launches on Sept 15 at the Mahalia Jackson Theatre for the Performing Arts in New Orleans and is booked in more than 30 cities through 2012. Productions of The Addams Family are set to open in Sao Paulo, Brazil in the spring of 2012 and Sydney, Australia in spring 2013, with several more international productions to be announced soon. (more...)

Douglas Sills, Sara Gettelfinger Lead ADDAMS FAMILY National Tour; Full Cast Announced!Douglas Sills, Sara Gettelfinger Lead ADDAMS FAMILY National Tour; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - August 8, 2011

Full casting has been announced for the upcoming national tour of The Addams Family, a new musical based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams. Rehearsals for the tour begin today in New York City. Joining the previously announced Tony Awardâ nominee Douglas Sills as Gomez and Sara Gettelfinger as Morticia are Tony Awardâ nominee Martin Vidnovic as Mal Beineke, two-time Tony Awardâ nominee Crista Moore as Alice Beineke, Blake Hammond as Uncle Fester, Pippa Pearthree as Grandma, Tom Corbeil as Lurch, Patrick D. Kennedy as Pugsley, Brian Justin Crum as Lucas Beineke and Cortney Wolfson as Wednesday. (more...)

Brooke Shields Extends Run In THE ADDAMS FAMILY Through 2011Brooke Shields Extends Run In THE ADDAMS FAMILY Through 2011
by BWW News Desk - August 4, 2011

Stage and screen star Brooke Shields will extend her run as Morticia in the hit musical The Addams Family for an additional two months through Saturday, December 31 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). Shields had originally planned to end her limited engagement on Sunday, October 30. 'I am having the time of my life playing Morticia with this wonderful company of actors. Morticia is such a delicious role and The Addams Family is such a fantastic and iconic piece of entertainment that I just couldn't resist the invitation to extend,' said Shields. (more...)

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Comes To Benedum Center, Opens 7/31THE ADDAMS FAMILY Comes To Benedum Center, Opens 7/31
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2011

PNC Broadway Across America - Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh CLO announce the presentation of the hit Broadway musical, The Addams Family, based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Brooke Shields Visits Jimmy Fallon!STAGE TUBE: Brooke Shields Visits Jimmy Fallon!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 22, 2011

On Tuesday, June 28 The Addams Family welcomed stage and screen star Brooke Shields in the role of Morticia. Ms. Shields joined current Broadway cast members Roger Rees as Gomez, Brad Oscar as Fester, Rachel Potter as Wednesday, Jackie Hoffman as Grandma, Zachary James as Lurch, Adam Riegler as Pugsley, Heidi Blickenstaff as Alice Beineke, Adam Grupper as Mal Beineke and Jesse Swenson as Lucas Beineke. In the video below, Shields visits 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' where she discusses being back on Broadway. Click below to check it out! (more...)

BWW TV: THE ADDAMS FAMILY Plays Broadway in Bryant Park 2011!BWW TV: THE ADDAMS FAMILY Plays Broadway in Bryant Park 2011!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 21, 2011

BroadwayWorld TV brings you the performances from The Addams Family at Broadway in Bryant Park, 2011! (more...)

BWW TV: See Brooke Shields in THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Performance Highlights!BWW TV: See Brooke Shields in THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Performance Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 15, 2011

On Tuesday, June 28 The Addams Family welcomed stage and screen star Brooke Shields in the role of Morticia. Ms. Shields joined current Broadway cast members Roger Rees as Gomez, Brad Oscar as Fester, Rachel Potter as Wednesday, Jackie Hoffman as Grandma, Zachary James as Lurch, Adam Riegler as Pugsley, Heidi Blickenstaff as Alice Beineke, Adam Grupper as Mal Beineke and Jesse Swenson as Lucas Beineke. Click below for performance highlights of Shields & co. in action! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: ADDAMS FAMILY Goes Green with Broadway Green AllianceSTAGE TUBE: ADDAMS FAMILY Goes Green with Broadway Green Alliance
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 14, 2011

The company of Broadway's hit musical comedy The Addams Family has partnered with the Broadway Green Alliance to create a creepy and kooky new online public service announcement video to promote and inspire viewers to make more environmentally friendly choices in their everyday lives. Check it out by clicking below! (more...)

BWW Interviews: Brooke Shields and The Company of THE ADDMAS FAMILY on Their Newest MatriarchBWW Interviews: Brooke Shields and The Company of THE ADDMAS FAMILY on Their Newest Matriarch
by BWW - July 11, 2011

On Tuesday, June 28 The Addams Family welcomed stage and screen star Brooke Shields in the role of Morticia. Shields joined current Broadway cast members Roger Rees as Gomez, Brad Oscar as Fester, Rachel Potter as Wednesday, Jackie Hoffman as Grandma, Zachary James as Lurch, Adam Riegler as Pugsley, Heidi Blickenstaff as Alice Beineke, Adam Grupper as Mal Beineke and Jesse Swenson as Lucas Beineke. On July 7, Shields officially opened in The Addams Family, and Broadway Beat was there to catch up with Shields and her costars on the celebratory night! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Brooke Shields Opens in THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Curtain Call!Photo Coverage: Brooke Shields Opens in THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Curtain Call!
by Walter McBride - July 9, 2011

On Tuesday, June 28 The Addams Family welcomed stage and screen star Brooke Shields in the role of Morticia. Shields joined current Broadway cast members Roger Rees as Gomez, Brad Oscar as Fester, Rachel Potter as Wednesday, Jackie Hoffman as Grandma, Zachary James as Lurch, Adam Riegler as Pugsley, Heidi Blickenstaff as Alice Beineke, Adam Grupper as Mal Beineke and Jesse Swenson as Lucas Beineke. Last night, Shields officially opened in The Addams Family and BroadwayWorld was there to snap the star during her final bows. Below we bring you complete coverage of her opening night curtain call! (more...)

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