The Addams Family Analysis

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Main stage-4 November 14, 2012 The Addams Family When the Addams family makes their way to the graveyard for their annual gathering of all family members, (dead, living, etc.) while celebrating their family. (When you’re an Addams) Uncle Fester stops the ancestors from returning to their grave to enlist their help. Fester tells them that Wednesday is seeing a “normal” boy. Wednesday invites her boyfriend Lucas Beineke, and his parents, Mal and Alice, to dinner. Wednesday admits to Pugsly that love is pulling her in a new direction ("Pulled"). Wednesday leaves her parents, Morticia and Gomez worrying about her changing ways ("Where Did We Go Wrong"). Wednesday begs her un-normal family to have one normal night when the Beinkes come for dinner. Tensions arise from the very beginning. The biggest shocker to the family was Wednesday’s apparel, after 18 years of wearing black, Wednesday appears in a bright yellow dress. Pugsley is worried that he will lose Wednesday, that would mean no more torturing. He steals a potion from his grandmother, who may not be, that will show a person’s evil nature. He plans to slip the potion into Wednesdays drink at dinner (“What If?”). At dinner Morticia and Gomez insist that they play “The Game”, the rule of the game is that each…show more content…
Uncle Fester plays the ukulele while singing a love song to his one true love, the moon (“The Moon and Me”). Wednesday runs into Gomez. He is sad that she is growing up(“Happy/Sad”). Wednesday re-thinks her decision about Lucas, she is afraid that their worlds will never be able to get along. Lucas tries to show Wednesday that they aren’t so different. Lucas blindfolds Wednesday and lets her shoot an apple of his head with a cross bow (“Crazier Than You”). Mal and Alice work out their differences and re-unite. Somehow everything comes around and they become a “normal” dysfunctional family

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