THE ADDAMS FAMILY - Williams Street Repertory Auditions

Posted: May 3, 2019

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THE ADDAMS FAMILY Days- Crystal Lake EPA
Williams Street Repertory

AUDITION DATES
Sat, May 18, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (CDT)
Lunch from 1:00 - 2:00 PM

Sun, May 19, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (CDT)
Lunch from 1:00 - 2:00 PM

APPOINTMENTS
**Please email casting@WSRep.org to request an audition slot. EPA rules apply. Walk-ins will be accepted on a first come first served basis (AEA then EMC will be priority) If you have any questions please contact Raue Center Box Office at 815.356.9212

CONTRACT
CAT CAT 1 $259 PER WEEK MINIMUM

SEEKING
The Addams Family/ 8 w, 10 m
In the kooky, upside-down world of the Addams Family, to be sad is to be happy, to feel pain is to feel joy, and nightmares are the stuff of their dreams. Nonetheless, this quirky family has to deal with many of the same challenges faced by any other family, none more frightening than this...Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up.

PREPARATION
General info.
1. Please prepare a 1 minute comedic monologue and 32 bars of song in the style of the show.
2. Please bring your song book/sheet music with you.

LOCATION
Williams Street Repertory Rehearsal Space
140 W Terra Cotta Ave
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Parking is limited. Additional street parking across the street on Elmhurst Rd.


PERSONNEL
Director: Kevin Wiczer
Music Director: Bryan McCaffrey
Choreographer: Kristine Burdi

OTHER DATES
Callback Dates: JUNE 1, 2019
The Addams Family
First Rehearsal: AUGUST 26, 2019
Opening: SEPTEMBER 27, 2019
Closing: OCTOBER 20, 2019

OTHER
Founding AD: Richard Kuranda
General Manager: Caitlin I. Quinn

Email casting@wsrep.org – Please put your name in the subject line. We will send you a link to sign up
for a specific slot.
5/18/19 AEA APPOINTMENTS ONLY
5/19/19 EMC AND NON-EQ FOR ALL REMAINING APPOINTMENTS
EPA Procedures are in effect for audition.
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of audition.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

BREAKDOWN
The Addams Family Character Breakdown and Descriptions
Morticia Addams : Alto/Mezzo Sop. (G3 – Bb5) (Pre-Cast) Looking for understudy only.
Gomez Addams : Tenor (Bb2 – G4), 35-55: An attractive man of Spanish descent, who adores his wife, takes great pride in his children, and is immensely proud to be an Addams; caught between his daughter and his wife he feels completely trapped and unable to make either happy, which is his greatest joy; must have great comedic timing, move well, and strong vocals. Fencing skills a plus.
Uncle Fester : Tenor (C3 – C5), 30-50: Serves as the musical’s narrator; rotund and child-like, hugely enthusiastic and totally incorrigible; a vaudevillian, needs strong comedy and tenor vocals.
Wednesday Addams : Strong pop voice with belt (A3 – E5), 18-25 to play 18: Gothic in a sexy way, witty with a terrifically dry sense of humor; just wants her family to be “normal” for one night to meet the parents of the boy she’s fallen in love with; strong pop belt vocals.
Pugsley Addams : Strong high vocals (unchanged voice) (Pre-cast)
Grandma Addams : Strong character vocals (G4 – F5) 35+ to play a feisty 102 yr. old woman: Fun and quirky, capable of a comedic physical presence; comedic actress with strong character vocals.
Lurch : Bass (Eb2-E4) 25-50: Seeking actors at least 6’1 - the taller the better; a man of very, very few words, often spoken at half speed; most of what he utters is long, plaintive groans, some tinged with irony or exasperation; must have true low bass vocals.
Mal Beineke : bari-tenor (C3-A4) 35-50: Stuffy father of 19-year-old Lucas and exasperated husband to his rhyming wife, Alice; thinks the Addams’ are beyond strange and does not want to spend time having dinner with them, much less be related.
Alice Beineke : soprano/high belt (Ab3- G#5), 35-45: Mother of 19-year-old Lucas, seemingly mousy housewife who’s devoted to her family so she puts aside her own desires; while at the Addams’ family dinner party, she drinks a potion that causes her to let her hair down and speak her truth; very strong comedic singer/actress.
Lucas Beineke : Pop Tenor (C3-C5), 18-25 to play 19: 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.
The Ancestors : SATB, (casting 5 Men & 5 Women) 20 and older: Strong contemporary singers/dancers/physical movers. Must be able to hold tight harmonies.


Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to audition.

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