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Fans of the bizarre and beloved Addams Family have reason to celebrate this August!

The GAOS Youth Group has announced that it will perform a new musical comedy version of The Addams Family on 28 -30 August 2015 at the Casino Theatre in Geneva.

Combining the twisted, macabre and just plain weird with charm, wit and enchantment, the new show will be performed by the GAOS Youth Group as a send-up of the traditional horror-story genre - the perfect show for kids!

Originally created by American cartoonist Charles Addams in 1938, the Addams characters have appeared in numerous live and animated television shows, films, video games, and more recently their own musical show, which opened on Broadway in 2010.

At the beginning of the show, you meet Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, who has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart, “regular” young man from a respectable family. The Addams family hosts a dinner for Wednesday’s new boyfriend and his parents.

Wednesday instructs her family to act normal, but from the moment Lurch ushers the guests into the mansion, Gomez, Morticia, Pugsley, Uncle Fester and Grandmama fail to meet the challenge – with hilarious results. Chaos ensues and Uncle Fester, trying to be helpful, instructs the Ancestors to create a sudden, terrible storm, trapping everyone in the mansion for the night – a night that will change the family forever!

competitionbutton1To give yourself a chance of winning a free double ticket for the opening night performance of the show on Friday 28 August, just fill in this form and let us know who created the original characters in the Addams Family.

Only one entry per person and per email address is allowed. The competition closes at midnight on Sunday 23 August 2015.  The names of all those submitting correct answers will be placed into the digital hat and the winner’s name drawn at random on Monday, 24 August, 2015.  The winner will be notified by email and his/her name will be added to this article after the competition closes.

The Addams Family
GAOS Youth Group
Casino Théâtre
42, rue de Carouge
1205 Genève

Friday, 28 August 2015 at 20h
Saturday, 29 August 2015 at15h and 20h
Sunday, 30 August  2015 at 15h

Tickets priced Fr. 20.-, Fr. 25.- and Fr. 30.- (for seats in boxes)
-    online from Monday 3 August at www.theatreinenglish.ch
-    by telephone from Monday 17 August to Friday 28 August weekdays between 16h30 and 17h30 on 022 575 25 82

Click here to download the flyer.


Congratulations to the following winner, who won a double ticket to see The Addams Family: Marcela Bonkova