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The Addams Family - West End?

AngusN
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The Addams Family - West End?#1
Posted: 9/24/17 at 1:40pm

Has anyone heard any news about whether The Addams Family will have a run in the West End after the UK tour finishes? 

TimWright
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The Addams Family - West End?#2
Posted: 9/25/17 at 8:47am

I'd be somewhat surprised if it doesn't find a berth in London. It has a big cast and I know it's been going through a variety of changes on the tour to tighten it up. Recent reviews have been more positive so I'd expect it to end up somewhere in the WE.

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The Addams Family - West End?#3
Posted: 9/25/17 at 11:05am

I agree-I reviewed it early in the run and was not blown away, but recent reviews seem to be much better.

AngusN
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Posted: 10/8/17 at 6:25pm

Bizarrely it's the new material in the show that makes it drag, especially Gomez's song in Act 1, I was really bored during that number.

I'm gutted the gran's part has been reduced since the recording, she's much less controversial.

I know I maybe in the minority but I think Carrie is seriously micast; she's physically wrong for the part and the vocals were a stretch for her.

As for Lucas, I really hope Oliver is not still doing that ridiculous accent, it's so over the top, it's almost unintelligible. 

The highlights for me were Fester and Gomez.

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The Addams Family - West End?#5
Posted: 4/17/19 at 5:05pm

Charlotte Page - who played Alice Beineke in the UK Tour of The Addams Family speaks about this in her podcast! 

https://www.encoreradio.co.uk/podcasts/post-show-drinks/charlotte-page/

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The Addams Family - West End?#6
Posted: 5/8/19 at 8:33am

AngusN said: "Bizarrely it's the new material in the show that makes it drag, especially Gomez's song in Act 1, I was really bored during that number.

I'm gutted the gran's part has been reduced since the recording, she's much less controversial.

I know I maybe in the minority but I think Carrie is seriously micast; she's physically wrong for the part and the vocals were a stretch for her.

As for Lucas, I really hope Oliver is not still doing that ridiculous accent, it's so over the top, it's almost unintelligible.

The highlights for me were Fester andGomez.
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I’m inclined to agree. The casting choices were on thing but the character choices were another. Ms. Fletcher certainly was no Wednesday Addams and had she not come with her impressive social media following she wouldn’t have been seen for that role. 

The production was incredibly stale and was a shadow of it’s Broadway counterpart. I saw the show with my partner and my best friend left half way through the show when it visited Glasgow. They couldn’t stomach it any longer. Fester and Gomez stole the show entirely. Any moment neither were on stage wasn’t worth seeing. 

This show won’t see the inside of a West End theatre. 

"Charlotte, we're Jewish"