The Addams Family started out as a one-panel cartoon series by Charles Addams that was meant to satirize the ideal American family. Addams began the cartoon in 1938, and the New Yorker magazine was one of the popular publishing venues.
From there, the Addams Family morphed into a TV sitcom which ran from 1964-66 on ABC. Then in the 1990s there were three feature length films released featuring the eccentric family, and finally in 2010 a full-fledged musical hit Broadway.
Three guesses as to which incarnation of the Addams Family narrative Regina Lyric Musical Theatre will be tackling? If you guessed the Broadway musical, you’d be right. The production is being directed by Robert Ursan, and will run at the University of Regina Theatre from May 25-27 at 7:30 p.m., with a 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday May 28.
You can find out more information on the RLMT website. To give you a sense of what to expect, here’s the Broadway cast performing “When You’re Addams” on Late Night With Letterman in 2010