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UNCLE FESTER: MAYOR OF THE FAMILY

Date: 11/24/2011

Dancap Productions  Inc. presents
THE ADDAMS FAMILY
On Stage Now until November 27, Only!


UNCLE FESTER: MAYOR OF THE FAMILY

THE ADDAMS FAMILY, a macabre musical comedy based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams, on stage now at the Toronto Centre for the Arts, must close November 27. 

When Wednesday brings her “normal” boyfriend and his parents home for dinner, it is Uncle Fester who makes sure the love birds end up together, and Morticia and Gomez don’t split-up over a silly secret, all the while courting his own lunar love with the moon!

The emotional centre of the family, and show, Fester has done such an excellent job of keeping his clan together – and they are a rather dysfunctional bunch – with such a keen sense of humour, that Dancap Productions want to make him Honourary Mayor of Toronto while he is still in town!

And the critics agree!

 “Uncle Fester, the narrator for this strange love story, guides the audience through the common struggles of family life. As it turns out, the Addams aren’t that much different from any of us and as with the original television show, we end up learning a valuable lesson; family comes first and family comes last.”  Thesceneinto.com

“The Addams Family’s Uncle Fester – a delightful Blake Hammond – climbs gracefully into the night sky and frolics with the moon.” Globe and Mail

One scene, the centre piece of the whole show actually, in which Uncle Fester levitates and serenades the moon in the night sky has to be seen to be believed.”  Rue Morgue.com

“Blake Hammond is a lovable old Uncle Fester, obsessed with the moon and full of the milk of unhuman kindness.”  Hamilton Spectator

“A particularly weird and wonderful number performed by Uncle Fester, Blake Hammond, has the bald, portly uncle-of-no-specific-gender-or-preference floating around the stage as he serenades his one true love, the moon.”  CommaError.com

Dancap Productions Inc. presents
THE ADDAMS FAMILY
Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge Street
On Stage Now until November 27, 2011
Tuesday – Sunday @ 7:30pm 
Ticket prices range from $62-$180 including all service charges and HST
To order, visit www.DancapTickets.com or call 416.644.3665 or toll-free 1.866.950.7469
For groups of 12 or more, call 416.644.3666 or toll free at 1.866.960.7469

Media Contact: FLIP Publicity & Promotions Inc., www.flip-publicity.com
Carrie Sager, 416.533.7710 X 224, carrie@flip-publicity.com