PRESS RELEASE: THE ALTOGETHER OOKY ADDAMS FAMILY SNAPS ONTO THE ZIEGFELD STAGE
September 20, 2018
For Immediate Release
THE BELOVED TV SHOW TURNED BROADWAY MUSICAL PLAYS THE ZIEGFELD THEATER, WITH A SPECIAL FUNDRAISING EVENT
October 12 - November 3, 2018
OGDEN, UT-September 20, 2018- From screen, to Broadway, to Ogden, America’s favorite ghoulish characters snap their way to the Ziegfeld stage and into audience hearts. Moritica, Gomez, Wednesday, Pugsley, Fester, Lurch, Grandma and Thing are joined by an even wilder cast of Addams ancestors, who all work together to assist the family in crisis. It’s everything to love about the original series with charming music and hilarious new characters. Join us on October 20 for a special Gothic Homecoming themed performance and Ziegfeld fundraiser, helping the theater to improve its sound system.
Wednesday’s choice of a “normal” boyfriend throws the Addams family into chaos, including the relationship of her ever devoted and loving parents, Morticia and Gomez. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s boyfriend and his parents. Hilarious and heartwarming, The Addams Family is a crowd-pleaser from beginning to end.
The Addams Family is directed by Eb Madson, music directed by Jamie Balaich and choreographed by Heidi Potter Hunt.
The Ziegfeld Theater continues its sixth season with a darkly funny, family musical. Under the executive leadership of Caleb Parry, the theater pursues a mission of “Professional Standard, Community Spirit” as it strives to bring quality entertainment to diverse audiences in Northern Utah.
The October 20 performance will be a special Gothic Homecoming themed fundraising event. Tickets for this event will be priced at $30 and attendees can expect an incredible show, silent auction, raffle and more. Proceeds will go to helping improve the sound system at the theater.
The Opening Night gala and performance is Friday, October 12. The celebration begins at 6:30 p.m. $5 Student Night is Saturday, October 13. Performances are 7:30 p.m. every Friday and Saturday with Saturday matinees on August 18 and 25 at 2:00 p.m., as well as one Monday performance on August 20 at 7:30 p.m.
THE ZIEGFELD THEATER PRESENTS
The Addams Family
The Broadway Musical
Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice
Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa
When: October 12 - November 3, 2018
GOTHIC HOMECOMING FUNDRAISER
Saturday, October 20 at 6:00 p.m.
OPENING NIGHT / GALA / PRESS EVENT
Friday, October 12 at 6:30 p.m.
$5 STUDENT NIGHT
Saturday, October 13 - use code: STUDENT
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday matinee October 27 at 2:00 p.m.
Monday, October 22, at 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Ziegfeld Theater, 3934 S. Washington Blvd., Ogden, UT 84403
Run Time: approximately 120 minutes
Content Advisory: Appropriate for audiences of all ages.
Box Office: 855-ZIG-ARTS or www.theziegfeldtheater.com.
Tickets: $17 for children, students and seniors and $19 for adults if purchased online.
Tickets to the October 20 Gothic Homecoming fundraising performance are $30. Tickets no longer available online one hour prior to the performance. All tickets are $1 more if purchased at the door.