The Hartland Gamers is presenting “The Addams Household” Oct. 18, 19, 26 and 27, on the Hartland Music Corridor.
Within the kooky, upside-down world of the Addams Household, to be unhappy is to be joyful, to really feel ache is to really feel pleasure, and dying and struggling are the stuff of their desires. Nonetheless, this quirky household nonetheless has to cope with lots of the identical challenges confronted by another household, and the spookiest nightmare confronted by each household creates the main focus Lippa, Brickman, and Elice’s musical: the Addams children are rising up.
The Addamses have lived by their distinctive values for lots of of years and Gomez and Morticia, the patriarch and matriarch of the clan, could be solely too joyful to proceed residing that approach.
Their darkish, macabre, beloved daughter Wednesday, nevertheless, is now an 18-year-old younger lady who is prepared for a lifetime of her personal. She has fallen in love with Lucas Beineke, a candy, sensible boy from a standard, respectable Ohio household — probably the most un-Addams sounding particular person one might be. And to make issues worse, she has invited the Beinekes to their residence for dinner.
In a single fateful, hilarious evening, secrets and techniques are disclosed, relationships are examined, and the Addams household should withstand the one horrible factor they’ve managed to keep away from for generations: change
Performances are 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18, 19 and 26; and a couple of:30 p.m. Oct. 27 on the Historic Hartland Music Corridor, 3619 Hartland Street. Tickets are $15 for adults, and $13 for college students and seniors, and can be found at www.hartlandplayers.org.