The Company of Rowlett presents The Addams Family, a musical comedy with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and the book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice. The show is based upon The Addams Family characters created by Charles Addams in his single-panel gag cartoons, which depict a ghoulish American family with an affinity for all things macabre.

The show dates are October 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21 at 8 pm and October 15 and 22 at 2:00 pm.

Tickets are available at

Have You Met the New Neighbors?

I am very excited to announce that a very well known, infamous even, family will be joining a nearby community. They may even be your new neighbors. Gomez and Morticia Addams (You may have heard of them.) are relocating to our area from their massive previous home, Verdun Manor at Thrillvania in Terrell, Texas. While in route on moving day, the Addams family stopped at the new Bucky’s off of Interstate 20 to enjoy refreshments, and stretch their legs. Their new place of residence will be the Plaza at 521 West State Street in Downtown Garland.

The Addams family will be hosting a house warming party, beginning at 8:00 PM on Friday, October the 13, but they will continue to receive guests until October 22, at which time their exceptionally tall butler with shockingly chiseled features, Lurch, will close their doors forever, allowing the family to return to their reclusive lifestyle, never to be seen again. The members of the Addams family are anxious to make your acquaintance, and have invited you to drop by their (clears throat) lovely new home for a visit. You do not want to miss this rare opportunity to make their acquaintance, and tour their uniquely appointed home, which is in the design style of pre-modern horror.

They have two (choking on words) lovely children, a boy, Pugsley, and a girl, Wednesday, who will be happy to make your acquaintance, as well. Although, I would advise that you exercise extreme caution, especially around Wednesday, as she is known to be a murderous sociopath. Other extended members of the Addams family, who will also be making residence with the Addams, include their grotesquely curious looking uncle, Fester, and their surprisingly spry (No telling how old she is!), beloved, Grandma.

If you would like to accept the Addams family’s kind invitation to attend their open house, you may contact the Community of Rowlett Players (CORP) at or by calling (972)977-7710 for additional information.

Addams Family Rowlett


Submitted by Alice Wise