Azusa Pacific University Theater presents The Addams Family by Andrew Lippa, a spooky musical based on the cartoons of Charles Addams. The show runs April 4-14, with Thursday through Sunday performances at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. The production takes place in APU’s Warehouse Theater in the Mary Hill Center of APU’s West Campus, 701 E. Foothill Blvd., in Azusa. Free parking is available. General admission tickets cost $20, with discounted tickets for senior citizens, military personnel, and students for $17. For tickets, call the Felix Event Center Box Office at (626) 815-5494 or order them online. Purchasing tickets in advance is highly recommended. The show is recommended for ages 10 and up.

Based on the cartoons by Charles Addams that inspired the hit TV show, this production reminds us that despite our differences – love brings us together. This ghoulish vaudeville song and dance comedy brings the world of Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, Grandma, Wednesday, Pugsley, and Lurch to spectacular life. The hit musical opened on Broadway in 2010 with Nathan Lane and Bebe Neuwirth, with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice.

The APU production is directed by guest director Gary Krinke, professor emeritus from Fullerton College. With hundreds of musicals to his directing credits, Krinke is a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival.

“Theater brings people together," said Jill Lincoln, chair of the Theater Arts Department. "It is a place where we can reflect on what it is to be human. Our season explores these connections: young love, family feuds, gossip, lasting relationships, and odd neighbors that become friends. We invite you to join us for the final production of the APU Theater Arts 2018-2019 season!”

Contact

Rachel White
Associate Director of Public Relations
Phone: (626) 815-4502
Email: rewhite@apu.edu