- This event has passed.
The Wauwatosa East High School Theatre Department proudly continues a legacy of 80 years of excellence in the theatre. The Tosa East Players strive to create exceptional theatre experiences for our students, staff, and community. We are a program rooted in tradition and believe that all students can grow and develop as learners and as people from their involvement in theatre
The Addams Family
April 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 28th, 29th, 30th
In the kooky, upside-down world of the Addams Family, to be sad is to be happy, to feel pain is to feel joy, and death and suffering are the stuff of their dreams. Nonetheless, this quirky family still has to deal with many of the same challenges faced by any other family, and the spookiest nightmare faced by every family creates the focus Lippa, Brickman, and Elice’s musical: the Addams kids are growing up. The Addams have lived by their unique values for hundreds of years and Gomez and Morticia, the patriarch and matriarch of the clan, would be only too happy to continue living that way. Their dark, macabre, beloved daughter Wednesday, however, is now an eighteen year-old young woman who is ready for a life of her own. She has fallen in love with Lucas Beineke, a sweet, smart boy from a normal, respectable Ohio family — the most un-Addams sounding person one could be! And to make matters worse, she has invited the Beinekes to their home for dinner. In one fateful, hilarious night, secrets are disclosed, relationships are tested, and the Addams family must face up to the one horrible thing they’ve managed to avoid for generations: change.
To submit an event for consideration, click here.