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"The Addams Family" comes to the William and Mary stage

"The Addams Family" comes to the William and Mary stage

The stage lights go on, and there they stand, instantly recognizable.

Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley, Fester, Lurch and Grandmama — the lovably dysfunctional characters born from the mind of cartoonist Charles Addams and now brought to life on the Phi Beta Kappa Hall stage.

From comic strips to TV shows to movies and, in 2010, a Broadway musical, the setting and circumstances may change, but the Addams Family remains an iconic bunch with the equally enduring reminder that, "normal" or not, family is family.

As the annual musical of the season from the College of William and Mary's Department of Theatre, Speech and Dance, "The Addams Family"...

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