Favourite family in fine form at Manji Rep

Shannon BochenekManjimup-Bridgetown Times
Cousin Fester, played by Gareth Evans, schemes with the Addams Family ancestors.
Camera IconCousin Fester, played by Gareth Evans, schemes with the Addams Family ancestors.

The Manjimup Repertory Club’s production of the Addams Family musical comedy opened on stage on Friday.

Crowds swelled as the weekend continued, with the Sunday matinee show completely sold out.

The cast of 20 depicts the extended Addams Family as they are introduced to Wednesday Addams’ love interest – a “normal boy.

Lurch, played by Gordon Norris, holds the phone for Gomez Addams, played by Rob Hopkins, as he books a holiday.
Camera IconLurch, played by Gordon Norris, holds the phone for Gomez Addams, played by Rob Hopkins, as he books a holiday.

In a plot riddled with deception and punctuated by laughs and show tunes, the production is entertaining for young and old.

As the Addams’ attempt to host a “normal” dinner party, the evening becomes anything but.

Morticia Addams, played by Andrea Miolin, sings about the things that make her happy.
Camera IconMorticia Addams, played by Andrea Miolin, sings about the things that make her happy.

As each character has their moment, the main cast members each have a scene in which to shine... and they own it.

The show is on again this weekend, with shows on Friday and Saturday from 7.30pm and a finale on Sunday at 1.30pm.

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