‘Addams Family’ opens at CGHS Friday

The Cottage Grove High School Drama Department is currently working on its Fall Musical, The Addams Family. The characters appearing onstage are based on the television show from the 60s and 70s, including “Gomez,” “Morticia,” “Wednesday,” “Pugsley,” “Lurch,” “Fester” and “Grandma.”

The plot of the musical involves Wednesday, who has fallen in love with a “normal” boy, “Lucas Beineke,” and on one fateful night the Beineke family attends a dinner at the home of the Addams family.  Of course, things do not progress as Wednesday intends, but Fester — and the Addams family ancestors who the Beinekes cannot see — keep things heading in the direction of love.

This is the first of the three shows CGHS Drama will be presenting. The other offerings will be Pride and Prejudice in March and Radium Girls in May.

The Addams Family runs Nov. 15, 16, 22 and 23, with each show at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $5 for students and senior citizens, and $10 for adults.