Rob McClure, Jenny Powers, Jen Cody and Hollis Resnik Get Creepy and Cooky in Muny The Addams Family Tonight

By Adam Hetrick
14 Jul 2014

Rob McClure
Rob McClure

Tony Award nominees Rob McClure (Chaplin) and Jenny Powers (Grease) co-star as Gomez and Morticia Addams, respectively, in the U.S. regional premiere of Andrew Lippa's The Addams Family, which begins July 14 at the St. Louis Muny.

Directed by Tony nominee Marcia Milgrom Dodge, The Addams Family will run through July 20. The musical features a score by Lippa and a book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice.

The Addams Family bowed on Broadway in 2010. It earned a Tony Award nomination for Best Original Score.

The Muny staging is choreographed by Vince Pesce, with musical direction by Ben Whiteley.



The principal cast also features John Scherer as Mal Beineke, Hollis Resnik as Alice Beineke, Steve Rosen as Uncle Fester, Jennifer Cody as Grandma, William Ryall as Lurch, Dan DeLuca as Lucas Beineke, Sara Kapner as Wednesday Addams and Michael Harp as Pugsley Addams.

The Muny production has scenic design by Michael Schweikardt, sound design by Jason Krueger, lighting design by Nathan Scheuer, video design by Seth Jackson and costume design by Andrea Lauer.

According to the Muny, "Charles Addams’ classical and creepy characters – Gomez, Morticia, Pugsley, Lurch and even Uncle Fester – take the stage this summer in a riotous Broadway musical. In a wicked twist, Wednesday Addams, the ultimate daughter of darkness, has fallen for a perfectly respectable and sweet young man."

For more information call (314) 361-1900 or visit muny.org.