A New Musical Comedy” takes stage at Jefferson Middle

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) -They’re creepy and so they’re kooky! Mysterious and spooky!

“The Addam’s Household, a New Musical Comedy” is taking on residence on stage on the Jefferson Middle this weekend, October 8 and 9.

Virginia Youngsters’s Theatre is kicking off the spooky season with its Broadway-style musical.

“It’s these iconic characters that everyone knows and love. The kooky, zany nature of their story, however with a recent twist,” says Brett Roden, Producing Creative Director for Virginia Youngsters’s Theatre.

The plot options Gomez and Morticia Addams instantly discovering themselves confronted with the identical nightmare that plagues different families–their children are rising up.

Roden says they’re thrilled to be again on the Jefferson Middle mainstage for the primary time in practically two years.

“The Addams Household: a New Musical Comedy” can even characteristic a reside skilled orchestra.

“The music is completely lovely and the script is hilarious. You’ll be in your toes dancing, in addition to cracking up. And there’s additionally many moments that simply hit residence and which are so so lovely,” says Roden.

The forged options two dozen younger actors from our space, together with six grownup professionals.

That features actor Brad Reinking, who’s primarily based in Boston.

He’s taking part in the starring position of Gomez Addams.

”I’m a theatre educator, so I work with children on a regular basis. I direct and choreograph for teenagers on a regular basis, however I’ve not acted on stage in a very long time and so they’re maintaining me on my toes. These children space actually good,” says Reinking.

Reinking says the viewers will discover some variations, however he loves the course he’s been capable of take his character.

“They began as cartoon characters, and what I like in regards to the musical is that we’re capable of take all these things– the sword combating, the cigars, the accent– it’s all there. However what I like about our manufacturing is that it’s very human, which isn’t usually related to the Addams Household,” says Reinking.

Reinking says this musical is good and heartfelt, and really family-friendly. However he says the viewers received’t simply be sitting and watching.

“In case you come, simply know that you simply’re going to snigger. You’re going to sing. You’re going to bop within the aisle. Every part is there. The theme music is there that everyone is aware of. There will likely be snapping,” he says.

“The Addams Household: A New Musical Comedy” is going on on the Jefferson Middle’s Mainstage. Performances are Friday, October 8, at 7 p.m., in addition to Saturday, October 9, at 11 a.m. and three p.m.

To order tickets, name the field workplace at 540-345-2550.

Viewers members are required to put on masks.

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