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Addams Family July 12, 2017


Last Chance to Catch MCP's Addams Family
Patrick Lighthall

A haunted and spooky curtain has descended upon the Franke Center as the Marshall Civic Players perform The Addams Family this weekend. Audiences will love seeing the familiar cartoon macabre family come to life...and also death in this fun and thoughtful musical. Although the events of the evening may be off the wall, cast members can't wait to dig deep for more life-affirming revelations.
"Gomez Adams is very much the father of the family. He loves them very much and he would do anything for them,"explains theater veteran and MCP newcomer Isaac Reid, "and the show explores how being a people pleaser may not always be the best thing."
Reid isn't the only cast member finding truth within the family, as MCP veteran and recent graduate Grace Schafer explains, "Morticia wears the pants in the family, but their relationship is very co-dependent and they can't live without each other."
While each family member unravels their own amusing plot, Reid and Schafer agree that The Addams Family touches the hearts of cast and audiences alike. "You're going to see reality in a very non-believable way," says Reid. "But there's something real in those moments that everyone can relate to."
Schafer adds, "The Addams Family is so real and weird, you get a range of emotions from laughing and crying, but it comes from a true place."
Catch the frightful action July 13-16 at the Franke Center for the Arts in downtown Marshall, with Thursday through Saturday shows beginning at 8:00pm and Sunday beginning at 2:30pm. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and $8 for students. Call (269) 781-3335 to reserve your tickets before they run out.


Archive Editions Available:

July 12, 2017 NEWSCUES Addams Family
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July 07, 2016 NEWSCUES 2016 Annual Dinner
April 20, 2016 NEWSCUES BOEING BOEING
July 15, 2015 NEWSCUES Annual Dinner
June 23, 2015 NEWSCUES Footloose! MCP Youth Summer Show
April 21, 2015 NEWSCUES Of Mice and Men
March 18, 2015 NEWSCUES Of Mice and Men - Auditions
February 24, 2015 NEWSCUES Spelling Bee
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July 30, 2014 NEWSCUES MCP Junior Youth Theatre presents Aladdin Jr.
July 17, 2014 Four Weddings and an Elvis Four Weddings and an Elvis Auditions
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September 24, 2013 NEWSCUES Delightful Quarantine
August 21, 2013 NEWSCUES Tintypes
July 11, 2013 Hairspray Hairspray 2013
May 06, 2013 Midsummer Night's Dream Midsummer Night's Dream
February 27, 2013 NEWSCUES Jesus Christ Superstar
October 29, 2012 NEWSCUES You Can't Take It With You Opens Nov 9
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April 21, 2011 NEWSCUES Much Ado about Much Ado
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December 23, 2010 NEWSCUES Pirates Rule the Waves!
September 15, 2010 NEWSCUES Fall season 2010
September 17, 2009 NEWSCUES Fall 2009
June 29, 2008 NEWSCUES Summer Edition
October 10, 2007 NEWSCUES A Christmas Carol Preview
February 11, 2007 NEWSCUES The King and I
May 04, 2006 NEWSCUES Spring 2006 Edition
March 01, 2005 NEWSCUES Volume 5-1, March 2005


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