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The Addams Family – New Wimbledon Theatre and Touring

The Addams Family continues at the New Wimbledon Theatre, London until 20 May and tours the UK until 4 November 2017. Star rating: five stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Andrew Lippa, Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice’s gloriously ghoulish musical take on The Addams Family is enjoying its UK professional premiere with a tour that […]

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Cameron Blakely joins The Addams Family on tour

Cameron Blakely has joined the cast for the touring production of The Addams Family musical which will debut in the UK next year. The actor, whose previous credits include a two-year stint as Thenardier in Les Misérables in the West End, will play Gomez, the head of the distinctively creepy and kooky Addams Family opposite […]

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The Addams Family – Carrie Hope Fletcher, Samantha Womack and Les Dennis cast

Samantha Womack, Les Dennis and Carrie Hope Fletcher will star as Morticia, Fester and Wednesday Addams in the UK and Irish premiere of The Addams Family, a musical comedy, with book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, and music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, based on the characters created by Charles Addams. Further casting is to be […]

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The Addams Family musical to tour the UK and Ireland in 2017

The creepy and kooky The Addams Family musical will debut in the UK next year when a major new touring production opens at Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre. Directed by Matthew White (The Producers UK tour) the UK and Irish premiere of the show, which has a book by the creators of the multi-award winning Jersey Boys (Marshall […]

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Broadway actress Rachel Potter plays first London concert at Hippodrome

Broadway star and former US X Factor finalist Rachel Potter will play her first London concert date on 11 July. The New Orleans-born singer, who has starred on Broadway in Wicked and The Addams Family, will play the intimate 180-seat cabaret theatre Club 11 at London’s Hippodrome. The singer-songwriter who began her career as a […]

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ArtsEd London – The Addams Family

The Addams Family is performed by ArtsEd third years at the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Theatre, London until 7 February. Star rating: 3 stars *** There’s a saying in racing, “You can’t go without the horse”, which means that however wonderful a jockey you are, if the beast you’re riding is a selling-plater you aren’t going to […]

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The Addams Family – A New Musical – Guildford School of Acting

The Addams Family – A New Musical was performed by third-year BA Musical Theatre students from the Guildford School of Acting at the Ivy Arts Centre, Guildford. The Addams Family has enjoyed several incarnations subsequent to Charles Addams’ original cartoons for The New Yorker: Gomez, Morticia, and their kinsfolk have been the subjects of ABC’s […]

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The Addams Family – MGA Academy of Performing Arts

The Addams Family was performed by students from the MGA Academy of Performing Arts at the King’s Theatre, Edinburgh. I have one, simple problem with The Addams Family musical (music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice). Having grown up watching the 1960s US TV series, and then having discovered the glorious Charles […]

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The Life of the Party – Menier Chocolate Factory

The Life of the Party – A Celebration of the Songs of Andrew Lippa continues at the Menier Chocolate Factory, London until 14 June. As a composer, Andrew Lippa seems to specialise in adaptations that don’t immediately stand out as obvious musical theatre material. Alongside his most well-known and successful work, the Tony-nominated The Addams […]

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Andrew Lippa in Concert – St James Theatre

Andrew Lippa in Concert at the St James Theatre, London. The name Andrew Lippa is not one that a large percentage of UK theatregoers in the UK will have heard of, although some may have seen his most famous show – the lavish The Addams Family – on Broadway back in 2010. More recently, in September […]

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