Biography

Charles Addams

Charles Addams was born on January 7, 1912, in Westfield, New Jersey. After college, he moved to New York City and enrolled at the Grand Central School of Art. In 1935, he was hired by The New Yorker as a regular cartoonist and created his famous, “creepy and kooky” Addams Family, later adapted for television and film productions. Addams, who famously signed his work “Chas Addams,” died in 1988.

The Addams Family

Directed by Rayme Sciaroni
Choreographed by Barb Heikkila
Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice
Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa
Based on Characters Created by Charles Addams

The legendary characters imagined by Charles Addams are brought to life in The Addams Family, a musical comedy, October 24-November 9, 2014.