The Addams Family

The Empress Theatre is pleased to announce auditions for: The Addams Family.

Based on the cartoon and television show, The Addams Family is the story of how an engagement makes the older generation re-evaluate their own marriages, amid torture, potions, ghostly ancestors, and a love of all things macabre.

Creative Team
Direction By
Beth Bruner
Choreography By
Mindy Eckroth
Music Direction By
Heather Shelley

Auditions will be held August 10th and August 12th from 7pm through 9pm. Those with an audition form filled out by 9pm will be seen for an audition.

Bring a 1 minute memorized comedic monologue and 32 bars of an upbeat song from a musical written in the 2000s.

You will need to list all conflicts from August 16th through November 6th 2021. No conflicts will be allowed after October 2nd without approval from the Director.

All roles available. Auditions are open to those 13 or older. Morticia, Gomez, Alice and Mal should look in their forties, Lucas and Wednesday should look around 20. Wednesday & Lucas and Alice & Mal have stage kisses. Gomez and Granny have some cursing.

The Empress encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition. The Empress is committed to providing a space for community and inclusion free from discrimination.

There were substantial changes made after Broadway (and the cast album):
‘Where Did We Go Wrong’, ‘Morticia’, and ‘In the Arms’ are no longer in the show
‘Anything Else But Love’ has had major changes
The following songs have been added:
‘Wednesday’s Growing Up’, ‘Trapped’ and ‘Not Today’ for Gomez
‘Secrets’ and ‘Just Around the Corner’ for Morticia

Callback Date: August 14th, 8AM
First day of rehearsal: August 17th, 2021
Range of rehearsal hours: Rehearsal times are blocked in the hours of 6pm to 10pm.
Tech begins: October 4th
First preview: October 20th, 2021
Opening: October 22nd, 2021
Closing: November 6th, 2021

Days/times of planned performances: Sep, 16th, 2021 through Oct. 2nd, 2021. Fridays, Saturdays 6:00pm Call 7:30pm Performance. Matinee call 12:30pm Call 2:00pm Performance. One Thursday and One Monday, 6:00pm Call 7:30pm Performance.

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