The Addams Family, A New Musical

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Guess who's moved into the neighbourhood! 

Everyone's favourite 'mysterious and spooky' family have arrived in this spectacular new musical comedy from the writers of multi award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, with music and lyrics by TONY AWARD nominated Andrew Lippa.

“These are the skeletons you WANT in your closet ... The Addams Family is Dead Funny” - The Londonist

Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, is all grown up and has a shocking secret that only Gomez knows. She's fallen in love with a sweet young man from a respectable family. With his cherished Morticia in the dark will Gomez manage to keep his daughter’s secret until the two families meet for a fateful dinner with hilarious consequences?

Join them, plus Uncle Fester, Lurch, Pugsley and more for a heart-warming story of love, family and friendship… with a twist!

THE ADDAMS FAMILY marks the Te Auaha premiere of the first full scale musical to be produced by the musical theatre programme in the brand new Tapere Nui Theatre at Te Auaha, located in the heart of Wellington on the corner of Cuba and Dixon Street.

Featuring a spectacular cast of local emerging artists, an epic collaboration with the hair and makeup school of Te Auaha and an extraordinary original Broadway score, THE ADDAMS FAMILY is sure to entertain whether you are 7 or 307!


Written by Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice.
Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa.
Based on the characters created by Charles Addams.
Directed and Choreographed by Leigh Evans.
Music Directed by Kate Marshall.


Show Details:

Te Auaha, 65 Dixon Street, Te Aro Wellington

7th - 15th September

Wednesday to Saturday shows at 7:30 pm
Sunday shows at 4:00 pm

Tickets: $20 Concession | $30 Adult


Media Contact:

To arrange an interview or for more information please contact:

Ben Emerson | Publicist | 027 451 3038

The Addams Family, A New Musical is licensed exclusively by Origin Theatrical on behalf of Theatrical rights worldwide New York.