Nathan Lane to head new Addams Family on Broadway

"Producers" star

Nathan Lane

will play Gomez and "Frasier" wife

Bebe Neuwirth

will be Morticia in "The Addams Family" musical hitting Broadway next year.

The musical will open April 8 following a pre-Broadway run in Chicago beginning in November.

The rest of the family:

Kevin Chamberlin

as Uncle Fester,

Jackie Hoffman

as Grandma and

Zachary James

as Lurch.

The plot will center around daughter Wednesday Addams (no word on who got that part, played by

Christina Ricci

in the movie version) and how she deals with turning 18 and getting a boyfriend.

| Posted by Lisa Gutierrez, The Star