By Kenneth Jones
04 Feb 2011
Original cast members Nathan Lane, Kevin Chamberlin, Terrence Mann, Carolee Carmello, Krysta Rodriguez and Wesley Taylor will give their final performances on March 6. It was previously announced that Lane, who created the role of Gomez, was being succeeded by Tony Award winner Roger Rees, a longtime pal and colleague of Bebe Neuwirth, who continues as Morticia.
At the Lunt Fontanne Theatre, expect Blickenstaff ([title of show]) as Alice Beineke, Grupper (Brighton Beach Memoirs) as Mal Beineke, Oscar (Tony-nominated for The Producers) as Fester, Potter (Wicked national tour) as Wednesday Addams and Swenson (Spring Awakening) as Wednesday's love interest, Lucas Beineke.
Also continuing in the roles they originated are Zachary James as Lurch, Adam Riegler as Pugsley Addams and Jackie Hoffman as Grandma.
A national touring company will premiere in New Orleans in September of this year. Several international productions are planned and will be announced shortly.
For more information, visit www.theaddamsfamilymusical.com.