Yes, they're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious and spooky, they're all together ookie...still. Catch the tour in Los Angeles and them moving on nationally until the year's end with stops in Seattle, DC and points in between.
The Addams Family will end its Broadway run at the end of 2011. It will give up the ghost (and will give its theater to Ghost) in December. However its closing notice should not overshadow the impact of Brooke Shields.
I could offer my predictions on who will win a Tony, but the writing of that might bore me to sleep. That right there expresses my problem with the majority of the season's offerings -- even most of the good wasn't that exciting.
There's a longstanding precedent in place for TV shows that carry the term "Family" in their headers. Television writers have long played up the hostile, bitter and even violent side to families as a way to offset expectations.