Adams Family Production Review

Topics: The Addams Family, Gomez Addams, Addams Family Reunion Pages: 2 (740 words) Published: April 24, 2013
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The Addams Family Review
I saw the Addams Family Play in the Lunt Fontanne Theater in New York City. I came in very excited to see this play because I had seen a few other Broadways before and they were all excellent. I was also excited because Brooke Shields, who I just found out was famous for something although I wasn’t sure what, was playing Morticia. The play was the best one that I had ever seen without a doubt. I hope I get a chance to see it again.

The acting in this play was great. The actor I was looking most forward to was Brooke Shields. Honestly don’t think that she was that great. It could have just been the character of Morticia, but after it was all over I felt like she stood out the least. To be fare it could have just been that she was having a bad night though because when she was handing out autographs after the play she apologized for not doing well. The other star, Roger Rees, was pretty good. He definitely was not my favorite part of the show, but he did a good job playing Gomez. He was somewhat dry, but he had enough to keep him memorable. Adam Riegler was the young boy who played Pugsley. He did an outstanding job and unfortunately wasn’t a huge part of the show. I would have liked it if they had involved him in a few more scenes. The best part of the show was definitely Rachel Potter in the role of Wednesday. She blew everyone else out of the water in terms of her acting and singing. She was the true star of the show in my opinion. The way she acted really made the audience want things to work for her and the character Lucas. The actors Heide Blickenstaff and Adam Grupper did a good job in the role of Lucas’ parents. I feel that they did there job in being good character foils to Gomez and Morticia. Jesse Swenson was another actor that I thought did great. He played Wednesdays love interest Lucas. He did a fantastic job and was almost as good as Rachel Potter. Another role which I was disappointed in was Brad...
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