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Join the Spooky Fun: Why You Can't Miss Lincoln Northwest's Addams Family Musical

Updated: Apr 6, 2023

Are you looking for a night of dark humor, catchy music, and eerie entertainment? Then mark your calendar for May 5th and 6th and join us for the Lincoln Northwest Performing Arts production of The Addams Family musical.

Based on the iconic characters created by Charles Addams, The Addams Family musical follows the story of Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, as she falls in love with a "normal" boy from Ohio. As her family hosts his family for dinner, chaos ensues as both families try to hide their secrets and quirks from each other.

But why should you attend this production? Here are just a few reasons:

1. Talented Cast and Crew

The Lincoln Northwest Performing Arts department is filled with talented students who have worked tirelessly to bring this production to life. From the actors to the musicians to the tech crew, every member of the team has put their heart and soul into making this show the best it can be. You won't be disappointed by the level of skill and dedication on display.

2. Classic Characters with a Twist

The Addams Family has been a beloved fixture in popular culture for decades, but this musical brings a new spin to the familiar characters. You'll see the same dark humor and quirkiness you know and love, but with added layers of depth and complexity. You'll see the Addams family members grappling with their own demons and fears, making them more relatable than ever before.

3. Memorable Songs and Dance Numbers

The Addams Family musical features a score by Andrew Lippa, known for his work on shows like The Wild Party and Big Fish. The music is catchy and memorable, with standout numbers like "Pulled," "Crazier Than You," and "When You're an Addams." And with choreography by the talented team at Lincoln Northwest Performing Arts, the dance numbers will leave you mesmerized.

4. A Perfect Blend of Humor and Heart

While The Addams Family musical is definitely a comedy, it's also a story about family, acceptance, and the struggle to fit in. You'll laugh out loud at the witty one-liners and physical comedy, but you'll also be moved by the touching moments between characters. It's a perfect balance of humor and heart that will leave you feeling both entertained and uplifted.

5. Supporting Local Arts

By attending the Lincoln Northwest Performing Arts production of The Addams Family musical, you're not only treating yourself to a great night of entertainment, but you're also supporting the local arts scene. High school theater programs are a crucial part of the community, providing students with valuable skills in teamwork, communication, and creativity. By showing your support, you're helping to ensure that these programs continue to thrive.

Be sure and get yours for The Addams Family musical on May 5th and 6th. It's the perfect way to spend an evening, whether you're a longtime fan of the Addams family or just looking for a fun and unique theatrical experience. You won't be disappointed by the talent, humor, and heart on display.

NOTE: Because the Lincoln Northwest auditorium is not quite complete, these performances will instead be at Lincoln Northeast High School.




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