Williamstown Musical Theatre Company Inc is proud to announce auditions for their November 2015 production of The Addams Family – A New Musical Comedy, which will be performed at the Williamstown Mechanics Institute from Friday 6th November to Saturday 21st November 2015. We are looking for a small, yet versatile and flexible cast of 20.
The Addams Family features an original story, and it’s every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family – a man her parents have never met. And if that weren’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s ‘normal’ boyfriend and his parents.
For further information:
|Director –||Stuart Dodge|
|Musical Director –||Daniel Heskett|
|Choreographer –||Ashley Tynan-Mill|
|Production Managers –||Patricia Chetcuti|
Auditions will be held at the Williamstown Mechanics Institute, Williamstown (Melways 56 C9)
Please keep these dates and times free.
Auditionees may be required for the following dates and times; the Production Team will inform you if you are required to attend any of the dates and times below at the end of the first stage of auditions.
|Baritone – Middle C to Top F
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 great timing and tenor vocals. Tango dance required. To look 40 – 50 years.
|Alto – F below the stave, C in the stave
A woman who is in shape, attractive, leggy, the strength of the family. She holds the balance of power in the family and often seems like the only emotionally mature member of the clan. 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 mover. Tango dance required. To look 35 – 45 years.
|Tenor – Top A I. Chest, Top C in Falsetto, to Middle C
The androgynous family member who serves as the musicals narrator. He is larger than life, an energetic, joyous, childlike presence. A vaudeville style comedian. To look 30 – 50 years.
|Alto – A below to D in stave
She is a feisty 102 year old woman. Fun and quirky, but don’t mess with Grandma. Comedic actress with strong character vocals. To look 45 – 102 years.
|Mezzo belt – Belted E in the stave, head voice to F#, A below the stave
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. Should be able to dance. Strong pop belt vocals. To look 16 – 21 years.
|(un-broken voice) A below stave to top E flat in stave
Young 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. To look 12 – 16 years.
|Bass/Bari – must have Low E flat
A very tall male character, the Addams butler who knows all. He speaks in moans and groans. His movement is always very slow. A wonderful role for a character actor who can make Lurch come alive without becoming a cartoon of himself. To look 25 – 45 years.
|Baritone – E to Middle C
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. Male actor to look 40 – 50 years.
|Mezzo – Top G to Middle C
Mother of 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 all her held in truths. Comedic actress. To look 35 – 45 years.
|Tenor- Top F# to Middle C
Attractive young man. Fell in love at first sight 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. He, like Wednesday, is embarrassed by his family – yet still loves them. To look 16 – 21 years.
|The Addams Ancestors|
|(10 – 5 Male / 5 Female)
All ranges required. High Sopranos and Tenors especially
Male and female ensemble strong singers / dancers who have a fun, high energetic and quirky sensibility. Cameo roles available.