Tag Archives: The Addams Family

Robert DeNiro can do anything

Oscar voting has closed, so I can say this: Robert DeNiro can do anything. And so now, the nominee for “Silver Linings Playbook” is taking on his bravest project yet. He’s going to direct the Broadway musical of “A Bronx Tale,” the movie he directed in 1993. Chazz Palminteri, who[...]

Tony Awards nominate Kelsey Grammar, Viola Davis

By Roger Friedman Rhoda Morgenstern has finally gotten her great citation. Valerie Harper, very deservedly, has been nominated for a Tony Award for Lead Actress in a Play, in “Looped.” It’s a nice vindication. She won’t win; that distinction will go to Viola Davis, in “Fences.” But still: Harper is[...]

Bebe Neuwirth talks about her role in Broadway’s “The Addams Family”

By Greg Hernandez Bebe Neuwirth is back on Broadway in the original musical The Addams Family in the role of Morticia. Reviews for the show, which also stars Nathan Lane, have been mixed but Bebe has gotten solid notices and the box office numbers are stellar. Although best known as[...]

Can “The Addams Family” overcome the critics?

BY ROGER FRIEDMAN It was a long time coming, but “The Addams Family” opened last night on Broadway. The reviews are scathing, and the question is: Can a show with millions in pre-sales overcome the critics? “The Addams Family” took in nearly $1.4 million last week in previews. It was[...]

After ‘Alice,’ Tim Burton might try ‘Addams’

SEAN O’CONNELL With Tim Burton’s 3-D “Alice In Wonderland” topping box-office charts in its third week – the deranged family fantasy won Friday, March 19, with $9.9 million, pushing its cume to $241.2 million – many in Hollywood are wondering what the director will do next. The answer probably won’t[...]