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Audition: The Addams Family, a new musical

CORONADO PLAYHOUSE announces AUDITIONS for:


THE ADDAMS FAMILY, a new musical

Director & Chroreographer: Rayme Sciaroni
Musical Director: Michael Anthony


Audition Date/Time: November 13 & 14 with callbacks, November 15

Preliminary Auditions
Monday, November 13, 2017 & Tuesday, November 14, 2017: from 6:30 pm BY CONFIRMED APPOINTMENT ONLY
Call Backs
Wednesday, November 15, 2017: from 6:30pm onward BY CONFIRMED INVITATION ONLY

Production Dates/Times: At Coronado Playhouse:

Rehearsals from December 4th, 2017.

Production Dates/Times:
January 19 – February 25, 2018
Thursday – Saturday 8pm, Sunday at 2pm.
No performance Easter Sunday, April 1st.
Additional (make-up) performance, Saturday (matinee), March 31st.


To Reserve Your Audition Time:

E-mail to audition@coronadoplayhouse.com with your name and telephone number, your first and second perferred time slot.
Please put THE ADDAMS FAMILY in subject line when emailing, and attached headshot and resume.

Location: Coronado Playhouse, 1835 Strand Way, Coronado, CA 92118

Audition Details:
For all roles: Please prepare a 32 bar cut solo song, with piano accompaniment. Please bring your prepared song and sheet music to the audition. An audition pianist will be provided.

Please bring hard copies of your headshot and resume with you to the audition.

You wll need to know your conflicts through February 25, 2018 and all conflicts must be listed on audition form. Audition forms will be emailed to you in advance, however additional blank forms will be available at auditions.
Rehearsals will begin December 4, 2017

This is strictly a Non-Equity production.

If you are asked to come to callbacks, the Director and Music Director will teach music from the show and will provide sides for cold readings.


Play description:

They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky, they’re altogether kooky, the Addams Family

Opening CPH’s 2018 Season is The Addams Family, a spectacular musical comedy from the multi award-winning writers of Jersey Boys, with music and lyrics by Tony Award-nominated composer Andrew Lippa (The Wild Party) and directed by Playhouse favorite, Rayme Sciaroni.

Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, is all grown up and has a shocking secret that only her father Gomez knows. She’s fallen in love with a sweet young man from a responsible family. With his adored wife Morticia in the dark, will Gomez manage to keep his daughter’s secret until the two families meet for a fateful dinner with hilarious consequences? Join them all, along with Uncle Fester, Pugsley and more for this heart-warming story of love, family and friendship… with a twist! (snap, snap).


Cast List and Breakdown:

Gomez Addams: Male, 40’s to 50’s; tenor – Bb to G#
Gomez 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.  Tenor.
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities

Uncle Fester Addams: Male, 30’s to 40’s; tenor – C# to C#
Uncle Fester serves as the musical’s narrator.  He is larger than life, an energetic, joyous, child-like presence.  A vaudeville-style tenor.
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities

Lucas Beineke: Male, 20’s; tenor – C# to C#
Lucas is the romantic, ‘average’ young man who has fallen in love with Wednesday Addams and plans to marry her.  Contemporary pop tenor.
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities

Pugsley Addams : Male, 10-13, treble – Bb to F#
Pugsley is a charming, funny, boy – who loves being tortured by his sister.  Strong, high vocals.  Voice not yet changed.
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities

Mal Beineke : Male, 40’s to 50’s; high baritone
Lucas’ father. A typical conservative suburban father that’s cynical of life, his wife Alice, and especially the Addams family. Has difficulty accepting his reality and pretends to be better than others. Must have a strong musical theatre voice. 
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities

Lurch: Male, 30’s to 60’s; bass – Eb to F
Lurch is the Addams family butler. Bass.
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities

Morticia Addams : Female, 30’s to 50’s; alto – G# to Bb
A strong dancer / mover, strong actor, alto / mezzo soprano..
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities

Wednesday Addams : Female, late teens to early 20’s; soprano – Bb to F
Wednesday is a charming girl who has the same dry wit and sensibility of her mother, in an even more minor key.  Strong pop belt vocals.
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities

Alice Beineke : Female, 40’s; soprano – G# to G#
Mother of Lucas. Comedic actress with soprano / belt vocals.
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities

Grandmama: Female, belt – G# to F#
Grandmama Addams is a feisty 102-year-old woman. Comedic actress with strong character vocals.
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities

Cousin It: Male or Female, non-speaking/singing role, will be in full body costume
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities

Ancestors: Male and Female, all ages, all voices
Featured Ensemble
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities