The Addams Family
It was supposed to be the biggest Broadway show of the season. And then… it opened.
The original Broadway production of The Addams Family defied the odds – and the reviews – to run a respectful 722 performances at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.
Less than a decade later, The Addams Family is the most popular high school musical to produce in the United States. How did a Broadway pariah became America’s favorite musical?