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the-addams-family-the-addams-family-the-musical-15934555-626-353Book by Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa

Audition Notice
The Park Players are Seeking:

Sunday, January 4 from 1:30-5:30PM and Wednesday, January 7 from 7-9PM. Callbacks will be Saturday, January 10 from 10AM-noon.

You must either bring sheet music for the song you wish to audition with
or be prepared to sing a song from the play. Please come ready to dance and sing!

North Rosedale Park Community House, 18445 Scarsdale Detroit, MI 48223

Rehearsal and Performance Dates

First rehearsal is Sunday, January 11 from 1:30–5:30.
Rehearsals are generally Sunday, Tuesday & Wednesday and several Thursdays.

First performance is Friday, March 13. Final performance is Saturday, March 28

Roles

Talented, dedicated actor/singer/dancers who are willing and eager to work together with Director, Mary L. Pettit and Musical Director, Rich Alder to create a wonderful, warm, wacky entertainment for the enjoyment of all.

GOMEZ ADDAMS: Male. A man of “Spanish” descent who takes great pride in his family and revels in all it means to be an “Addams.” He struggles with having to keep his daughter’s secret

from his wife, whom he adores more than death. Smart, comedic actor with tenor vocals.

MORTICIA ADDAMS: Female, in shape, attractive, leggy, the strength of the family. An easy comedic actress with a sexy, dry wit. Feels her husband is hiding something from her and will use any tactic to lure the secret out. A strong dancer/mover with alto/mezzo soprano vocals.

UNCLE FESTER: Male. The androgynous family member who serves as the musical’s narrator. He is larger than life, an energetic, joyous, child-like presence. A vaudeville style comedian with tenor vocals.

WEDNESDAY ADDAMS: Female. Wednesday is an attractive, in shape girl who has the same dry wit and sensibility of her mother. Finds love with a “normal” boy (Lucas) and wants to introduce his family to hers. Experiences the youthful drama that comes with first love. Lucas can actually put a smile on her face. Strong pop belt vocals.

GRANDMA: Female. She is a feisty102 year old woman. Fun and quirky, but don’t mess with Grandma. Comedic actress with strong character vocals.

PUGSLEY ADDAMS: Young male who plays 12 years old. A charming, funny, husky boy who loves being tortured by his sister. He wants to ensure he won’t lose his sister to her new

boyfriend so he takes matters into his own hands. Strong, high vocals. Voice not yet changed.

LURCH: Male. A very tall male character, the Addams butler who knows all. He speaks in moans and groans without becoming a cartoon version of himself. His movement is always very slow Character actor with a low bass vocals to Eb.

MAL BEINEKE: Male. Stuffy father of 19 year old Lucas and exasperated husband to his rhyming wife, Alice. At one time was a follower of The Grateful Dead but has lost that side of himself. Always looking out for his family. Male actor with high baritone/ tenor vocals.

ALICE BEINEKE: Female. Mother of 19 year old Lucas, devoted to her family so she puts aside her own desires. In shape, quirky female who often speaks in rhyme. While at the Addams Family dinner party, she drinks a potion that causes her to let her hair down and speak her truth. Comedic actress with soprano / belt vocals.

LUCAS BEINEKE: Male. Attractive, in shape young man. Fell in love with Wednesday Addams and plans to marry her. Experiences the youthful pain and drama of young love and struggles with the differences between his family and the Addams family. Contemporary pop tenor vocals.

THE ANCESTORS: Male and female ensemble singer/dancers who are smart performers. Trained dancers who sing and have a fun, quirky sensibility. Ensemble members might understudy principal roles. Knowledge of tango and flamenco dancing a plus.

The Addams Family is presented through special arrangement with and all authorized performance materials are supplied by Theatrical Rights Worldwide, 570 Seventh Avenue, Suite 2100, New York, NY 10018. (866) 378-9758 http://www.theatricalrights.com

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