London, (ANI): The much-loved TV series 'The Addams Family' would soon be turned into a Broadway musical starring Nathan Lane, announced the show's producers. The Producers star will play Gomez Addams in the show, with Cheers star Bebe Neuwirth, who will appear as his wife Morticia.
The plot will mainly focus on daughter Wednesday Addams, and how she deals with turning 18 and getting a boyfriend, reports the BBC. Firstly, the musical will open in Chicago in November for two months, and would eventually move to Broadway in April next year.
Based on the creations of cartoonist Charles Addams, the original 'Addams Family' television show ran in the 1960s, and was later spawned into animated series in the mid-'70s before being adapted into two movies in the 1990s.
Story first published: Wednesday, May 13, 2009, 10:48 [IST]