KALAMAZOO—The new musical comedy "The Addams Family," based on the famous characters created by cartoonist Charles Addams, is coming to Western Michigan University's Miller Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 22-23.
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In the storyline, Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family, who 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.
John Simon of Bloomberg News called the show "uproarious" and "a glitzy-gloomy musical entirely worthy of the macabre drawings by Charles Addams."
"The Addams Family" at Miller Auditorium is part of the PNC Broadway in West Michigan Series. Tickets are on sale now and range from $35 to $58. They can be purchased online at millerauditorium.com, by calling (269) 387-2300 or (800) 387-2312, or in person at the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office.
A 15 percent discount is available to all WMU faculty and staff, and a 50 percent discount is available to WMU students. Discounted tickets may be purchased by phone or in person, and a valid Bronco ID is required at the time of pickup. Group discounts are available at (269) 387-2312.
For more information, contact Bethany Gauthier at firstname.lastname@example.org or (269) 387-2245.