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2009-07-23 12:34:59

The Addams Family, a new stage musical starring Bebe Neuwirth and Nathan Lane, is scheduled to open on Broadway next April, show representatives said. Based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by cartoonist Charles Addams, the musical is set to open April 8 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in Manhattan. Previews are to begin March 4, following a pre-Broadway engagement at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts, Oriental Theatre in Chicago, which begins Nov. 13. Neuwirth and...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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