FOSTER EVANS REESE
Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 7:00pm (by appointment)
Monday, May 4, 2015 at 7:00pm (by appointment)
All roles are open to audition. We are seeking 5 principal adult men, 1 principal boy/male teen, 3 principal adult women, 1 principal young woman, plus ensemble for this production. Auditioners must bring sheet music with them and be prepared to sing 32 bars, but no more than one minute, of a fully memorized Broadway-style musical selection that showcases their vocal range.
Auditioners should mark their selection with a highlighter. An accompanist will be provided. A cappella singing, instrumentals on CD, Tape, iPod, MP3 Player or digital recorder will not be allowed. Please dress comfortably.
Rehearsals will be held on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings beginning May 11th. There will be one midweek rehearsal on Thursday, July 30, 2015.
CALLBACKS: Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 7:00pm (if needed)
AUDITIONS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule your appointment. An audition confirmation e-mail will be sent with full details on what will be expected at your audition. Audition appointments by e-mail are preferred, but if you do not have access to e-mail call the Warner Theatre Audition Line at 860-489-7180 ext.151. Please be specific as to the date you would like to schedule your appointment.
Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 8:00pm
Sunday, July 26, 2015 at 2:00pm
Friday, July 31, 2015 at 8:00pm
Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 8:00pm
Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 2:00pm
ABOUT THE SHOW
THE ADDAMS FAMILY features an original story, and it's every father's nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family - a man her parents have never met. And if that weren't upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he's never done before - keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday's 'normal' boyfriend and his parents.
GOMEZ ADDAMS 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 daughters secret from his wife, whom he adores more than death. Smart, comedic actor with tenor vocals.
MORTICIA ADDAMS An easy comedic actress with a sexy, dry wit - attractive, leggy, the strength of the family. 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 The androgynous family member who serves as the musicals narrator. He is larger than life, an energetic, joyous, child-like presence. A vaudeville style comedian with tenor vocals.
GRANDMA She is a feisty 102 year old woman. Fun and quirky, but don’t mess with Grandma. Comedic actress with strong character vocals.
WEDNESDAY ADDAMS 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 puts a smile on her face. Strong pop belt vocals.
PUGSLEY ADDAMS Young male actor 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 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 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 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 - Lucas is a 19 year old boy who is Wednesday's love interest/fiance. 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 ADDAMS ANCESTORS - 5m, 5w or more if desired) Male and female ensemble singer/dancers who are smart performers. Trained dancers who sing and have a fun, quirky sensibility. All ensemble members will understudy principal roles. Knowledge of tango and flamenco dancing a plus