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Spooner
04-23-2010, 08:53 PM
Well...the banjolele was the portrayed instrument but my ears heard the ukulele being played by the union musicians.

Tonight I went to see The Addams Family with Nathan Lane and Bebe Neuwrth.
Actually, they were in it. I didn't go with them. :p

There were a few scenes and numbers where Uncle Fester (played by Kevin Chamberlain) came out and sported a banjolele. It looked like a Goldtone to me.
The numbers were brilliant as was Fester."

The play was magnificent and it was nice to see the ukulele/banjolele getting some good publicity.
if it's good enough for Broadway, it's good enuogh for the rest of the world!

The ukulele/banjolele is now a Broadway performer!!
Congrats to the uke family for being immortalized in the annals of Addams Family history!

bunnyflower
04-24-2010, 01:42 AM
Awesome! Now I want some audience member to surreptitiously make a brief video... ;)

kendra
04-24-2010, 01:44 AM
That's cool! I'm a huge musical theatre geek in addition to digging the ukulele - I hope I get a chance to make it back to NY soon to try and check out this show!

xjumper
04-26-2010, 02:17 AM
My friend's son is playing Lurch in the show. When his father went to see the show he took a picture of the gear they used. You were right, it was a ukulele. Look's like uke's are everywhere!