Brooke Shields to Play Morticia in Broadway's The Addams Family Beginning June 28
Based on the iconic characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams, The Addams Family features a book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa. The production is directed and designed (sets and costumes) by Phelim McDermott and Julian Crouch, with creative consultation by Jerry Zaks and choreography by Sergio Trujillo.
The cast also stars Roger Rees as Gomez, Brad Oscar as Fester, Rachel Potter as Wednesday, Jackie Hoffman as Grandma, Zachary James as Lurch, Heidi Blickenstaff as Alice Beineke, Adam Grupper as Mal Beineke, and Jesse Swenson as Lucas Beineke.
Shields has appeared on Broadway in Grease, Chicago, Cabaret, and Wonderful Town. Off-Broadway, she has been seen in The Vagina Monologues, The Exonerated, and Love, Loss, and What I Wore. Most recently, she starred in the new musical Leap of Faith at the Ahmanson Theatre and is currently starring in Girls Talk in Los Angeles. Her many film and television credits include The Blue Lagoon, Endless Love, Suddenly Susan, and Lipstick Jungle.