The Addams Family

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre |  Broadway  |  April, 2011

  • Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical
  • Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre

A new musical, with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice

Directed and designed by Julian Crouch and Phelim McDermott

Starring Nathan Lane and Bebe Neuwirth

Based on the bizarre and beloved characters created by Charles Addams, this original story finds the famously macabre Addams Family put to the test when outsiders come to dinner, hurling Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley, Fester, Grandma, and Lurch headlong into a night that will change the family forever. (Read more at 

‘‘The A-list cast delivers their laugh lines with aplomb and zest. Lane's twee Spanish accent grows on you, and Neuwirth displays her patented, meteorology-defying hauteur: the colder she gets, the hotter she seems.’’

- Time Out New York

‘‘The Addams Family, headed by Nathan Lane and Bebe Neuwirth, is a glitzy-gloomy musical in which the quick and the dead are equally full of character. The whole show is a menage a trois of the ghastly, the ghostly and the side-splitting."

- Bloomberg