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Announcing auditions for the G.B. Community Theatre production of “The Addams Family”

Auditions for The Addams Family (Music & Lyrics by Andrew Lippa, Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, directed by Christy Seymour) will be held Monday, August 22 & Tuesday, August 23, from 6:30-8 p.m., with callbacks on Aug. 24 at 6:30 p.m. Performance dates are Oct. 21-23, Oct. 28-30, & Nov. 4-6.

Come prepared with a short song (32 bars) that fits the style of the show, and bring a list of calendar conflicts for scheduling purposes.
Everybody’s favorite clan of adorable weirdos is about to get a little bigger. Wednesday Addams is grown up and engaged – to a nice, normal guy her family’s meeting for the first time. Polish the silver and water the man-eating plant — this is gonna be one hell of a party.

Characters/Casting Info:
GOMEZ ADDAMS: Smart, comedic actor with tenor vocals. Adores his wife.
Tango dance required. To look 35 – 50 years.
MORTICIA ADDAMS: A comedic actress with a sexy, dry wit and a strong mover with mezzo vocals. Tango dance required. To look 30 – 45 years.
UNCLE FESTER: Serves as the musical’s narrator. An energetic, joyous, child-like presence. A vaudeville-style comedian with tenor vocals. To look 30 – 50 years.
WEDNESDAY ADDAMS: Has the same dry wit and sensibility of her mother.Should be able to dance. Strong pop belt vocals. To look 16-21 years.
GRANDMA: She is a feisty 102 year old woman. Comedic actress with strong character vocals. To look 45 – 102 years.
PUGSLEY ADDAMS: Young actor who plays 12 years old. Funny and charming. Strong, high vocals. To look 10-14 years.
LURCH: His movement is always very slow. Character actor with low bass vocals to Eb. To look 25 – 65 years.
MAL BEINEKE: Stuffy former follower of The Grateful Dead. Male actor with high baritone/ tenor vocals. To look 40 – 50 years.
ALICE BEINEKE: Comedic actress with soprano/belt vocals. To look 35 – 45 years.
LUCAS BEINEKE: young man who is madly in love with Wednesday. Contemporary pop tenor vocals. To look 16 – 21 years.
THE ANCESTORS: Male and female ensemble singer/dancers who have a fun, energetic and quirky sensibility.
Everyone is welcome to audition. If you are not cast in a production, we hope you will consider joining the backstage crew. We very much need your skills and talents. Putting on a show is a team effort that would not be possible without a good crew.
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