The Addams Family Musical

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The Addams Family musical is inspired by the creations of the legendary American cartoonist Charles Addams, who lived from 1912 until 1988. Addams had a wonderful childhood complete with devoted parents and middle-class comforts. His first foray into art was at the age of eight when he was arrested for breaking into a Victorian house that was undergoing repairs and drawing skeletons all over the walls. According to Linda Davis, Addams’ biographer, young Charles was “known as something of a rascal around the neighborhood.” In 1933, when he was just 21, his work was published in The New Yorker, and over the course of nearly 60 years, he became one of the magazine’s most cherished contributors. Charles Addams is most widely known for his ghoulish
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