UP ON THE MARQUEE: THE ADDAMS FAMILY!
by Brian Estrada - Jan 15, 2010

The new musical THE ADDAMS FAMILY, which recently ended its pre-Broadway tryout at Chicago's Ford Theatre on January 10, is now one step closer to its Broadway debut with its recent marquee installation! (more...)

'THE ADDAMS FAMILY' Ends Run at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts January 10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2010

The new musical THE ADDAMS FAMILY, based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams, will make its pre-Broadway world premiere in Chicago. (more...)

The New York Times Profiles THE ADDAMS FAMILY Challenges
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2010

In a New York Times feature out yesterday, Patrick Healy examines the challenges of translating a black humor cartoon into a thrilling stage musical - something the producers and the creative team of THE ADDAMS FAMILY are endeavoring to do. (more...)

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Cancels First Three Broadway Previews; Performances Now Begin Mar. 8, 2010
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2009

The New York Times is reporting that Tony-winner Jerry Zaks has officially been brought in to take over and to supervise THE ADDAMS FAMILY. Zaks will be billed as the show's 'Creative Consultant' with Phelim McDermott and Julian Crouch still listed as directors and production designers, but it's been made clear that Jerry Zaks is the new man in charge. He tells the Times that he is looking forward to 'taking this original musical to the next level.' As a result of taking this job, Zaks will no longer direct All About Me, which stars Dame Edna and Michael Feinstein. (more...)

Jerry Zaks Takes Over THE ADDAMS Family; Significant Changes Expected
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2009

The New York Times is reporting that Tony-winner Jerry Zaks has officially been brought in to take over and to supervise THE ADDAMS FAMILY. Zaks will be billed as the show's 'Creative Consultant' with Phelim McDermott and Julian Crouch still listed as directors and production designers, but it's been made clear that Jerry Zaks is the new man in charge. He tells the Times that he is looking forward to 'taking this original musical to the next level.' As a result of taking this job, Zaks will no longer direct All About Me, which stars Dame Edna and Michael Feinstein. (more...)

Nathan Lane and Rick Elice Sound-Off to NY Post on THE ADDAMS FAMILY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 25, 2009

As a Christmas treat, Nathan Lane and Rich Elice have sounded off in Michael Riedel's NY Post column today about his critiques and gossip about the Chicago tryout of THE ADDAMS FAMILY. (more...)

Jackie Hoffman's One-Woman Show WHINING IN THE WINDY CITY: HOLIDAY EDITION Plays Mondays through 12/21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2009

From her eight-shows a week commitment as Eudora 'Grandmama' Addams in the pre-Broadway run of THE ADDAMS FAMILY, Jackie Hoffman will sing a different tune each Monday through to December 21 as she stages her own one-woman cabaret show, 'Whining In The Windy City: Holiday Edition' at the Royal George Cabaret in Chicago. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Clips of THE ADDAMS FAMILY in Chicago
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 16, 2009

On Monday, December 14 at 10 a.m., the Lunt-Fotanne Theatre Box Office offically opens for walk-up ticket sales to the new musical THE ADDAMS FAMILY. (more...)

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Box Office Opens 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2009

On Monday, December 14 at 10 a.m., the Lunt-Fotanne Theatre Box Office offically opens for walk-up ticket sales to the new musical THE ADDAMS FAMILY. (more...)

Jackie Hoffman's One-Woman Show WHINING IN THE WINDY CITY: HOLIDAY EDITION Plays Mondays through 12/21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2009

From her eight-shows a week commitment as Eudora 'Grandmama' Addams in the pre-Broadway run of THE ADDAMS FAMILY, Jackie Hoffman will sing a different tune each Monday through to December 21 as she stages her own one-woman cabaret show, 'Whining In The Windy City: Holiday Edition' at the Royal George Cabaret in Chicago. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE ADDAMS FAMILY Marquee Revealed! Tickets on Sale 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2009

On Monday, December 14 at 10 a.m., the Lunt-Fotanne Theatre Box Office offically opens for walk-up ticket sales to the new musical THE ADDAMS FAMILY. (more...)

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Box Office Opens 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2009

On Monday, December 14 at 10 a.m., the Lunt-Fotanne Theatre Box Office offically opens for walk-up ticket sales to the new musical THE ADDAMS FAMILY. (more...)

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Student Tix Avaliable As of 11/13, Premieres 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2009

The new musical THE ADDAMS FAMILY, based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams, will begin previews Friday, November 13 at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts, Oriental Theatre (24 West Randolph Street) in Chicago, prior to its world premiere Wednesday, December 9. (more...)

Jackie Hoffman's One-Woman Show WHINING IN THE WINDY CITY: HOLIDAY EDITION Plays Mondays through 12/21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2009

From her eight-shows a week commitment as Eudora 'Grandmama' Addams in the pre-Broadway run of THE ADDAMS FAMILY, Jackie Hoffman will sing a different tune each Monday through to December 21 as she stages her own one-woman cabaret show, 'Whining In The Windy City: Holiday Edition' at the Royal George Cabaret in Chicago. (more...)

Jackie Hoffman's One-Woman Show WHINING IN THE WINDY CITY: HOLIDAY EDITION Plays Mondays through 12/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2009

From her eight-shows a week commitment as Eudora 'Grandmama' Addams in the pre-Broadway run of THE ADDAMS FAMILY, Jackie Hoffman will sing a different tune each Monday through to December 21 as she stages her own one-woman cabaret show, 'Whining In The Windy City: Holiday Edition' at the Royal George Cabaret in Chicago. (more...)

Variety Spotlight On: THE ADDAMS FAMILY's 'Ghoulish' & 'Loving' Road to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2009

The new musical THE ADDAMS FAMILY, based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams, is making its pre-Broadway world premiere in Chicago. Entertainment trade bible Variety take a detailed looks at the musical and its road to the stage. (more...)

Photo Flashback: 'THE ADDAMS FAMILY' Through the Years
by BWW - Nov 24, 2009

Starring two-time Tony Award winners Nathan Lane and Bebe Neuwirth as Gomez and Morticia, THE ADDAMS FAMILY features two-time Tony Award nominee Terrence Mann as Mal Beineke, two-time Tony Award nominee Carolee Carmello as Alice Beineke, two-time Tony Award nominee Kevin Chamberlin as Uncle Fester, Jackie Hoffman as Grandmama, Zachary James as Lurch, Adam Riegler as Pugsley, Wesley Taylor as Lucas Beineke and Krysta Rodriguez as Wednesday. (more...)

Addams Family Accent is 'Somewhere between Antonio Banderas and Billy Crystal doing Fernando Lamas' Says Lane
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2009

The new musical THE ADDAMS FAMILY, based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams, is making its pre-Broadway world premiere in Chicago. Preview performances in Chicago began, Friday, November 13, 2009 at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts, Oriental Theatre (24 W. Randolph St.) and will play through Sunday, January 10, 2010. THE ADDAMS FAMILY will open on Broadway Thursday, April 8, 2010 at The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Lane and Neuwirth Chat THE ADDAMS FAMILY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 17, 2009

The new musical THE ADDAMS FAMILY, based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams, is making its pre-Broadway world premiere in Chicago. (more...)

The Chicago Tribune Reveals the Genesis of THE ADDAMS FAMILY and How Nathan Lane Came to be the New Gomez
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2009

Chicago is alight with the 'altogether cooky' Addams family this month. The largest Broadway tryout (to the tune of $17 million) to hit the town since 2003's The Producers, this new Brickman and Elice musical (Jersey Boys) began previews on November 13 at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts. The new The Addams Family musical, based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams, will play Chicago through Sunday, January 10, 2010. (more...)

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