Character Descriptions

Addams Family, young @ part

Monday, September 16, 2019 at 4:30pm
or
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 4:30pm

Callbacks: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 4:30pm

Opens Saturday, November 9, 2019


All Roles Open

Role Description
Gomez Addams

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 daughter’s secret from his wife, whom he adores more than death. Smart, comedic actor.

Morticia Addams

In shape, leggy, the strength of the family. An easy comedic actress with a dry wit. Feels her husband is hiding something from her and will use any tactic to lure the secret out. A strong dancer/mover.

Uncle Fester

The androgynous family member who serves as the musical’s narrator, he is larger than life, an energetic, joyous, child-like presence. A vaudeville-style comedian.

Wednesday Addams

Wednesday is a 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. 

Grandmama

A feisty 102-year-old woman. Fun and quirky, but don’t mess with Grandma! Comedic actress with strong character vocals.

Pugsley Addams

A charming, funny, 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.

Lurch

A very tall  character, the Addams butler who knows all.  He speaks in moans and groans without becoming a cartoon version of himself. His movement is always very slow. Character actor with low bass voice.

Mal Beineke

The stuffy father of 19-year-old 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.

Alice Beineke

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 her truth. Strong comedic actress.

Lucas Beineke

A 19 year old who 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. 

Chorus of Ancestors

All chorus members will take on an Addams Family Ancestor “character” – Bride, Groom, Flapper, Hippie, Pilgrim, Caveman, Soldier, Saloon Girl etc. Something for everyone! 


Plot Synopsis

Celebrate the wackiness in every family with our best-selling Broadway musical adapted for middle school-age performers! Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family whom her parents have never met. She 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.