Monday, July 10, 2017

audition notice - THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Desert Foothills Youth Theater - August 12 & 13

Desert Foothills Youth Theater

The Addams Family (casting ages 13-19).
Director: Mark Alan-C Clemente
Music Direction: Darlene Duffy
Choreography: Katy Callie

AUDITIONS:    August 12, 13, 2017
CALLBACKS:  August 14, 2017


GOMEZ ADDAMS: A man 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.

MORTICIA ADDAMS: The strength of the family with an easy dry wit. Feels her husband is hiding something from her and will use any tactic to lure the secret out.

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

WEDNESDAY ADDAMS: Wednesday 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. GRANDMA: A feisty 102 year old woman. Fun and quirky, but don’t mess with Grandma.

PUGSLEY ADDAMS: A charming, funny, 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.

LURCH: 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. A LOW voice.

MAL BEINEKE: Stuffy father of 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.

ALICE BEINEKE: Mother of Lucas, devoted to her family so she puts aside her own desires. A quirky woman 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.

LUCAS BEINEKE: 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.

THE ANCESTORS: Male and female ensemble singer/dancers who are smart performers. Actors who love to sing and have a fun, quirky sensibility. All ensemble members will create their own original character who is part of the Addams family past.

Participation Fee: $215 (INCLUDES all costume pieces, except shoes and undergarments,  as well as access to all show photos, and over 90 hours of training!!!

Full and partial scholarships available and no one is ever turned away due to financial need. Visit our website for more details!


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