AUDITION OPPORTUNITIES 1: UPDATE: Auditions for "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)", directed by Soozie Hummel, will be held January 24 from 10 am- noon, upstairs in the theater. If you are unable to attend auditions that day, please email the director at The cast consists of 3 men, ranging in ages from 20 - 60. Excellent comedic timing needed. Come prepared to tell a joke or a "funny" shaggy dog story; monologues should be comedic! The show will run from March 15 - April 5, 2015. 2: Auditions for "The Addams Family Musical", directed by Jan Peterson Ewen, will be held on January 24th & 25th from 2:00 – 4:00 pm (Readings may go past 4:00 pm) Ages 12 – Adults. Based on the popular television show, The Addams Family Musical is a new, fun adaptation featuring the original characters from the show. Please prepare an upbeat song from a musical that shows off your range. Provide piano sheet music or a CD accompaniment. An accompanist will be provided. Readings from the script will follow the singing auditions. Below are the characters that will be cast. 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 adult woman, 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: Adult male actor. 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: Young woman – plays 18 or 19. Wednesday is an attractive 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: An older woman. She is a feisty 102-year-old woman. Fun and quirky, but don’t mess with Grandma. Comedic actress with strong character 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: Adult male actor. 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 E flat.
MAL BEINEKE: Adult 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: An adult woman. Mother of 19-year-old Lucas, devoted to her family so she puts aside her own desires. 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: A young male - plays 19. Fell in love with Wednesday Addams and plans to marry her. Experiences the youthful pain and drama of young love and struggles with the difference between his family and the Addams family. Contemporary pop tenor vocals.
THE ANCESTORS: Male and female ensemble singer/dancers. Actors who sing and have a fun, quirky sensibility. There are a variety of ancestors from different times in history.



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