Creepy, Kooky, Mysterious and Spooky: The Players Presents The Addams Family: A New Musical Comedy, October 29th – Nov 16th

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October 10, 2014

 

Creepy, Kooky, Mysterious and Spooky: The Players Presents

The Addams Family: A New Musical Comedy

 

Sarasota, FL — The Players Theatre brings that classic macabre family back to life from October 29th – Nov 16th with the area premiere of The Addams Family: A New Musical Comedy. This three week run production will be directed, costumed and co-choreographed by Jared E. Walker. Principal choreography will be conducted by Eric Gregory. Set design will be executed by Jeff Weber and Lighting Design by Mike Wood with Musical Direction by Alan Corey.

 

The Addams Family features an original story, and it’s every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart and surprisingly normal young man from a respectable family–a man her parents have never met. If that weren’t upsetting enough, she confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s “normal” boyfriend and his parents.

 

Jeffery Kin, Artistic Director exclaims, “There are so many reasons for me to be excited about mounting The Addams Family-the musical! First off…it’s just a brilliantly funny and exciting piece that has garnered all sorts of audience awards. Secondly, to be the first in the area to put our ‘stamp’ on it and make it our own is exhilarating! A talented cast with a great orchestra and a top notch group of Creative Directors and Designers is the icing on the cake!  We couldn’t be more excited!”

 

Tickets are $25 Regular Seating and $30 Premium Seating (Rows A-E)

Bring along YOUR “normal” family as students under 18 enjoy $12 tickets to this family-friendly show.

 

Their house is a museum…and you should come to see ‘em… They really are a scream.

 

The Addams Family:

A New Musical Comedy

Oct. 29 – Nov 16

Oct. 29: Preview; Oct. 30: Opening Night

Oct. 29, 30; Nov 4-6, 8, 12, 13, 15 at 7:30pm

Nov. 2, 8, 9, 16 Matinee at 2pm

Extension dates have already been announced for this performance and are included above.

 

Cast:

Chip Fisher                            Gomez

Eve Caballero                      Morticia

Sabrina Bowen                    Wednesday

Brett McDowall                   Pugsley

Tom Palazzo                        Lurch

Ruth Shaulis                         Grandma

Bill Sarazen                          Fester

Andrea Keddell                    Alice

Mark Athridge                      Mel

David Anderson                   Lucas

 

Please contact [email protected] for photos.

 

The Players Theatre 

838 N. Tamiami Tr., Sarasota FL 34236, 941-365-2494, Fax: 941-954-0282

www.theplayers.org. Box Office: Mon-Sat, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., and one hour prior to curtain time.

The Players Box Office is located on Tamiami Trail between 10th Street and Blvd. of the Arts.

 

The Players Theatre

838 N Tamiami Trail

Sarasota FL 34236

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