Auditions


Four County Players is excited to annouce AUDITIONS for our opening production of Season 45:

THE ADDAMS FAMILY
A New Musical
Book by Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice
Music & Lyrics by Andrew Lippa
Based on Characters Created by Charles Addams

Director: Noal Bastian
Vocal Director: Thomas Dixon
Musical Director: Erica Umback
Choreographer: Sarah Sydnor
Assistant Director & Production Stage Manager: Miranda Hogan
Producer: Linda Hogan

AUDITIONS: Saturday, April 22 at Olivet Presbyterian Church (Choir Room) – by appointment only!
CALLBACKS: Tuesday, April 25 at 7PM at Olivet Presbyterian Church (Fellowship Hall)
REHEARSALS: Beginning late May/early June; exact schedule TBD based on cast availability
PERFORMANCES: July 28, 29, August 4, 5, 11, 12 at 8PM; July 30, August 6, 13 at 2:30PM on the Mainstage at Four County Players

Director Noal Bastian, Vocal Director Thomas Dixon, Musical Director Erica Umback, and Choreographer Sarah Sydnor are looking for a diverse cast of strong singers, actors, and dancers to fill the following roles:

GOMEZ ADDAMS (Male; 30s – 50s) – a man of Spanish decent who takes great pride in his family. Smart, comedic actor; tenor. Strong dancer a plus.

MORTICIA ADDAMS (Female; 30s – 50s) – a strong, attractive woman who often seems like the only emotionally mature member of the family. Comedic actress with a dry wit, mezzo. Strong dancer a plus.

UNCLE FESTER (Male; 30s – 50s) – a larger-than-life, energetic, childlike man who serves as the narrator. Strong comedian; tenor.

WEDNESDAY ADDAMS (Female; late teens – early 20s) – a strong girl who has the same dry wit as her mother. She finds love with a “normal” boy who changes her life. Strong singer and dancer; mezzo.

PUGSLEY ADDAMS (Male; early teens – late teens) – a charming, funny, husky boy who enjoys being tortured by his sister. Strong singer; tenor.

GRANDMA (Female; 50s – 90s) – a fiesty 102-year-old woman. Fun and quirky; comedic or character actress.

LURCH (Male; 20s – 60s) – the very tall butler. Speaks in moans and groans and moves rather slowly. Character actor; bass.

LUCAS BEINEKE (Male; late teens – early 20s) – an attractive, “normal” young man who falls in love with Wednesday. Strong actor; tenor.

MAL BEINEKE (Male; 30s – 50s) – stuffy father to Lucas. Always looking out for his family; Strong actor; baritone.

ALICE BEINEKE (Female; 30s – 50s) – quirky mother to Lucas and wife to Mal. Strong comedic actress; soprano.

THE ANCESTORS (Ensemble) – a mishmash of many different kinds of actors, AGES 10 AND UP. Strong movers/dancers a plus; strong singers a must! Character actors encouraged!

AUDITIONS will consist of singing at least 32 bars of a contemporary musical theater song, and reading a selected side from the script. Please bring your own sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. No acappella auditions, please.

CALLBACKS, as needed, will consist of additional singing and reading, as well as a group dance combination.

You must SIGN UP in advance for an audition. Please email Production Manager, Gary Warwick White, at white.garyf@gmail.com and specify which audition slot you would like to attend. After your individual audition is complete, you are free to leave.

1PM – 2PM
2PM – 3PM
3PM – 4PM
4PM – 5PM

If you are unable to attend auditions on April 22, contact Gary to inquire about alternate audition possibilities, including video auditions.

For any questions, or to sign up, contact Gary Warwick White at white.garyf@gmail.com.