The Leeds Arts Council is excited to present our fall production, Addams Family, The Musical. Auditions will be held July 31st and August 1st from 6:30-9 PM.

What to Expect:

Please arrive at 6:30 and expect to stay for the duration on either night. Auditions will include a vocal, dance, and cold read portion.  Please prepare 16-32 bars of a musical theater style song and bring sheet music with you to auditions. An accompanist will be provided. You will receive a video of a short dance combo about two weeks in advance.  We’ll also quickly teach the combo during the audition. Overall, we’re looking for character and personality rather than perfection! Callbacks, if needed, will be held August 12th – please hold this date or list it in your conflicts. 

Performance dates are October 5th through 8th and October 12th through 15th. If cast, you would be expected to be available for all performance dates and the week leading up to the show. Rehearsals will be Monday-Friday beginning August 14th, but not all performers will be required at every rehearsal. Conflicts are expected, so please be thorough in listing your commitments.

If you would like to browse character descriptions, they are listed below:


GOMEZ ADDAMS: Male actor, playing age 45+. 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 daughter’s secret from his wife, whom he adores more than
death. Smart, comedic actor with bari-tenor vocals (Bb to G)

MORTICIA ADDAMS: Woman, playing age 40+, 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 (G to Bb)

UNCLE FESTER: Male actor, playing age 45-60. 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 (C to C)

WEDNESDAY ADDAMS: Woman, playing age 18-21. 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 put a smile on her face. Strong pop
belt vocals (A to E)

GRANDMAMA: Woman. She is a feisty102-year-old woman. Fun and quirky, but don’t
mess with Grandma! Comedic actress with strong character vocals (G to F)

PUGSLEY ADDAMS: Young male actor, playing age 13+. 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.
(A to F)

LURCH: Male actor, playing age 40-60. 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 low bass vocals (Eb to E)

MAL BEINEKE: Male, playing age 45+ The 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 (C to A)

ALICE BEINEKE: Woman, playing age 40+. Mother of 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 (Ab to G#)

LUCAS BEINEKE: Male, playing age 18-24. Attractive, in shape young man. 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 (C to C)

CHORUS OF ANCESTORS: All chorus members will take on an Addams Family
Ancestor “character” – Bride, Groom, Flapper, Hippie, Pilgrim, Caveman, Soldier, Saloon Girl, Spanish Conquistador. The ancestors help tell the story and interact with the family during the show.

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