REVIEW – Captivate Theatre – The Addams Household: A New Musical


IF YOU are in search of not only a musical, however among the best comedy exhibits to see on the Edinburgh Fringe, look no additional.

Captivate Theatre, who introduced you Sunshine on Leith, carry you a brand new tackle the gloomy and kooky Addams household.

Addams Household: A New Musical is the right present for all of the household.

Sitting right down to the beginning of the present, the standard finger snapping sinister tune was the primary musical quantity anticipated.

As a substitute, it was like an Addams household tackle the Copacabana tune.

You positively wouldn’t anticipate to see the whole Addams Household dancing and doing bunny hops within the first 5 minutes of the present, however you do!

The present and story itself are quick paced, with three easy boards on set, which moved round from scene to scene.

The households’ ghostly ancestors doubled as much as transfer round and costume up the set. (Hold a watch out for the painter!) 

The ancestors would often return to their crypt, however not tonight.

Uncle Fester wants their assist as a result of an terrible and ghastly factor has occurred – Wednesday Addams is in love with a boy. 

Every character is performed to perfection.

Aiden Cross performs the suave Gomez Addams who’s torn between preserving a secret for his daughter Wednesday (performed by Sophie Gee) and preserving that secret from his spouse Morticia (performed by Jess Nolan). Each girls give implausible performances. 

Lucas (Luke Davidson) falls in love with Wednesday Addams, after seeing her in Central Park with a lethal crossbow in her fingers.

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They plan to run away and get married however want a dinner with each their dad and mom to occur first.

Wednesday has such a powerhouse voice and offers a memorable efficiency with Pulled.

Wednesday Addams shouldn’t be identified for smiling and laughing, crying and being in love, however you will notice her pulled in all types of instructions. 

Enter characters like Pugsley, Grandma and Lucas’ dad and mom – overworked and uptight father Malcolm (Robbie Small) and chirpy and quirky Alice (Roza Stephenson) and you’re in for a clumsy and memorable feast! 

With plenty of one liners and quick quips, this present actually appeals to everybody.

The present is filled with unique and witty numbers, with every tune as charming as the subsequent.

Crazier Than You, Trapped and Secrets and techniques are those to look out for.  

Uncle Fester has one of many funniest but serene songs of the present – The Moon and Me – which is bound to carry a whole lot of laughs from the viewers. 

Truths will probably be revealed, and you’ll be taught what it actually means to be an Addams. 

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