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They're the Addams Family ... Winger style

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Lead members of Red Wing High School's "The Addams Family" cast are Mikayla Sanford (Uncle Fester), Mathias Grove (Gomez Addams), Pugsley Addams (Josie Brickey), Graham Wheeler-Nelson (Lurch), Jessica Scheerer (Wednesday Adams), Hannah Coyle (Morticia Addams) and Makenna Doig (Grandma). Sarah Hansen / RiverTown Multimedia 2 / 2

By Rachel Hauschildt, Aerie Staff Writer, grade 9

"The Addams Family" is the Red Wing High School spring musical, featuring Mathias Grove of Gomez, Hannah Coyle as Morticia, Jessica Scheerer as Wednesday and Hunter Wittmore Lucas Beineke as some of the leads.

Many know the iconic characters that these four portray. Each one bringing their own personality on the already diverse characters.

"She has been raised to be a huntress. Until she meets Lucas. She isn't quite sure how to handle it," Scheerer, a senior, said of Wednesday.

We all know Wednesday as the sabotaging little girl, who in her own way takes care of her brother. To see her take on a romance in the hilarious musical will be spectacle.

Scheere commented about the cast, "Every single person is incredibly enthusiastic, positive, and energetic everyday in rehearsal. For the past four months, I have watched this cast grow into a family."

With an amazing cast and an all age friendly story, this show is bound to be magical.

The show opens 7 p.m. Thursday, May 10, at the Sheldon Theatre. Additional performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $20.

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