This is a 2010 playbill from when I saw the world premiere production of "The Addams Family Musical." For me, this show proved to be a valuable learning experience. It taught me no matter how big the names on the cast list are, no matter how much hype the show receives prior to opening, and no matter how clever the staging is, such a show can leave you in awe over its mediocrity after the final bows.
The Addams Family (movie version, though the TV series came first). Other films that would make good Hallowe'en costumes because they're famous, though not really "fashion": The Munsters (similarly, a TV show first), scI-fi (Barbarella, Star Trek, Star Wars, The Rocky Horror Picture Show), fantasy (Mary Poppins, any Disney animation), Rocky, Shaft, Tom Cruise in "Risky Business", Men in Black.
They're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious and spooky — and now they're on Broadway. A dream cast takes on the quirky characters in a new and original Addams Family tale. Synopsis: As the musical begins, there are storm clouds gathering over the Addams Family home. Wednesday is falling in love, and guess who's coming to dinner?