The producers have confirmed that the musical will now open at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking on the 17th August.

(c)Matt Martin

It has been confirmed that the UK touring production of the musical comedy is set to begin its run at the New Victoria Theatre in August before travelling across the UK into 2022.

This new UK tour will see Samantha Womack and Cameron Blakely reviving their roles as Morticia and Gomez Addams, characters created by Charles Addams. The cast is also set to include: Kingsley Morton will play Wednesday Addams, Grant McIntyre Pugsley Addams, Valda Aviks Grandma, Sean Kingsley Mal Beineke and Kara Lane Alice Beineke.  Also in the cast will be Abigail Brodie, Sophie Hutchinson, Luke Byrne, Matthew Ives and Sean Lopeman. Further casting has yet to be announced.

Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and has a shocking secret that only Gomez knows; she’s fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family! Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before — keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia.  Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s “normal” boyfriend and his parents.  All the usual clan are present – Uncle Fester, Lurch, Pugsley et al.

Following its run at the New Victoria Theatre, the production will then visit: Milton Keynes, Dartford, Salford, Glasgow, Stoke-On-Trent, Liverpool, Nottingham, Cardiff, Sheffield, Brimingham, Edinburgh, Bradford, Newcastle, Oxford and Bromley.

The musical is directed by atthew White, with choreography by Alistair David, production design by Diego Pitarch, orchestrations by Richard Beadle, lighting design by Ben Cracknell, sound design by Richard Brooker and casting by Jane Deitch. Book is by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, and music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa. It is produced by Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment and Music & Lyrics Limited, and is presented through special arrangement with Theatrical Rights Worldwide.

The Addams Family: A Musical Comedy will embark on a UK tour from August. You can book tickets for some of the venues through ATG tickets.