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Non-Equity Talent Needed for "The Addams Family" Musical Show

Arlington Heights, IL, United States
ID: 229774Exp: 6/1/2023
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Auditions for "The Addams Family" Musical Show. Seeking fully vaccinated non-Equity actors/ singers/ dancers, please see the details below. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE CONSIDERED. About the project: The Addams Family is a comical feast that embraces the wackiness in every 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 wasn’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. – Theatrical Rights Worldwide Rate: Rehearsals – $700 Flat rate (Leads, Supporting, Featured); $600 Flat rate (Ensemble); $100 additional flat rate (Internal understudies); $600 Flat rate (Swings) Show(s) – $70 Per show performed (Leads, Supporting, Featured); $60 Per show performed (Ensemble, Swings). 27 shows total. Travel stipend applications are available. SALARY: $600.00 – $2,590.00 per gig. Additional info: Callback Dates: Tuesday, June 13, 2023 – 5:30-10:30 pm Wednesday, June 14, 2023 – 5:30-10:30 pm Rehearsals – Tue 8/8– Sun 9/3/23: Weekly rehearsals will be the following times: 6-10 pm Tuesdays-Thursdays and 10 am-4 pm Sundays. Mondays and Fridays will be the designated days off each week prior to tech and previews. There will be one Understudy rehearsal on Tuesday 9/19, 6-11 pm. Tech Rehearsals – Tue 9/5–Fri 9/15/23. Schedule is as follows: Tue 9/5-Fri 9/8, 5-11pm; Sat 9/9, 12-5pm & 6-10pm; Mon 9/11-Wed 9/13, 6-11pm; TBA Thu 9/14-Fri 9/15, 4-6pm. No rehearsal on Sun 9/10. Previews & Performances – Thu 9/14–Sun 10/15/23. The standard performance schedule includes 7:30 pm shows on Thu, Fri, & Sat; 3 pm matinees on Sat & Sun; 2 pm matinee on Thu 9/28; and 10 am on Thu 10/12. Also note that the final weekend is a TBD extension weekend including shows only on Thu 10/19 at 7:30 pm & Sun 10/22 at 3 pm. When applying, please include ADDAMS FAMILY in the header and include the following: Headshot & resume. Any conflicts with the production. Self-Tape submission link(s) – Slate & audition (see the attachment). Dance reel or dance/movement performance or rehearsal footage. – Resume should include a description of any dance or movement training/experience (styles, years of training, etc.). Seeking actors with any unique dance or movement skills, i.e., acro, tumbling, turns, jumps, flexibility/contortion, ballroom, etc. Additional links to any of your work are also welcome.

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10 roles

Gomez AddamsMale35-55 y.o.African-American Latino / Hispanic Other

Vocal Range: Bb2-G4. Suave Spaniard who adores his wife and children and takes immense pride in being an Addams. Gomez finds himself trapped between his daughter and his wife, being forced to hide Wednesday's big secret from Morticia. He has great comedic timing and is a strong mover/dancer. May be played by a Latine, Hispanic, or Afro-Latine actor.

Morticia AddamsFemale35-55 y.o.All ethnicities

Vocal Range: G3-Bb5. The beautiful, leggy, and mysterious head of the Addams family who believes strongly in family tradition. Morticia is unnerved thinking that Gomez is hiding something from her. She is confident and sexy with a side of dry wit. She is a strong mover/dancer.

Wednesday AddamsFemale18-25 y.o.All ethnicities

Vocal Range: A3-E5. To be played by an adult, age 18+. Gothic big sister Wednesday, who has her father's heart and her mother's sensibility, falls in love with a "normal" boy who she brings home to meet the family. Wednesday is trying to balance her relationships with her "strange" family with that of her new love and his "normal" family. Wednesday showcases compassion, a bit of stubbornness, and a strong will. She has an extremely strong pop/musical theater belt.

Uncle FesterMale30-59 y.o.All ethnicities

Vocal Range: C3-G4 (optional C5). Serving as the narrator of the show, Uncle Fester is lovable, childish, enthusiastic, and highly incorrigible. Fester has great comedic timing and a tenor voice.

GrandmaFemale50-70 y.o.All ethnicities

To play 102, Vocal Range: G4-F5. Fun, quirky, and feisty, Grandma always has a trick up her sleeve. Grandma is wise, wacky, and sometimes a bit crass. She has great comedic timing and physicality.

LurchMale20-59 y.o.All ethnicities

Vocal Range: Eb2-E4. A man of few words, Lurch is the Addams family butler. His unmistakable commanding presence is accented by grunts, moans, and deliberate movement. Must have great non-verbal storytelling abilities (think: facial expressions and sound). Lurch has a rich bass voice.

Mal BeineckeMale35-55 y.o.All ethnicities

Vocal Range: C3-A4. The uptight father of Lucas and cold-shouldered husband to Alice. Cynical Mal meets the Addams with skepticism. He finds the Addams to be too bizarre for his liking and cannot fathom being related to them.

Alice BeineckeFemale35-55 y.o.All ethnicities

Vocal Range: Ab3-G#5. Lucas' mother and Mal's wife, Alice is strongly devoted to her family. She presents herself as reserved and collected (even when speaking in rhyme), until she learns to unleash her wild side at dinner with the Addams. She is a strong comedic actress with a very strong belt.

Lucas BeineckeMale18-30 y.o.All ethnicities

Vocal Range: C3-C5. The hopeful romantic son of Alice & Mal. Lucas has fallen in love with Wednesday and intends to marry her. He is optimistic and hopeful yet struggles to find the balance between his "normal" family and the macabre Addams. Very strong pop/musical theater singer.

The AncestorsBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

All Vocal Ranges. The Addams ancestors (10 actors total) from various eras serve as the chorus for the show and help bring the story to life. They will be featured both singing and dancing throughout the entire show. Seeking extremely strong actors, singers, and dancers. Acrobatics, tumbling, and/or special skills are a plus. The ancestors will understudy the principal roles.