Salem High School Theater Department Presents ‘The Addams Family’ Jan. 12-14

Posted on: January 4, 2024
Salem High School Theater Department presents The Addams Family

SALEM (Jan. 4, 2024) – The Salem High School Theater Department will stage its production of the musical comedy “The Addams Family” Friday, Jan. 12, through Sunday, Jan. 14 at the SHS Auditorium, announced SHS Theater Director Leah Hamilton-French this week.

Production dates are as follows:

  • Friday, Jan. 12 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 13 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, Jan. 14 – 2 p.m.

Presale admission is $13 for adults, $10 for active military, senior citizens and students purchased online. Admission at the door is $15.

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The premise of The Addams Family centers on Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, who has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family – a man her parents have never met. Wednesday reveals the relationship to her father, Gomez, forcing him to do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything changes for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s “normal” boyfriend and his parents.

“I think audiences will love this comedy featuring beloved and quirky characters, the Addams Family, with catchy tunes and original choreography,” said Ms. Hamilton-French.

The production consists of nearly 60 cast members and crew.

About Salem Public Schools

Salem Public Schools is an urban public school district in Salem, Massachusetts. Salem is a small, diverse city with a proud maritime and immigrant history. Our leaders and our teachers are all passionate about education and understand the urgency of improving student achievement with equity and social-emotional needs as the lens we view all of our work through. We respect and value the racial, cultural, and linguistic diversity of our students and their families, and have a strong commitment to the Salem community. Salem Public Schools staff serve all of our students, regardless of ability or language. Salem Public Schools enrolls approximately 4,000 students across its eleven schools.