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Audition Call for The Addams Family

STAGE RIGHT of Texas, a resident theatre company at the historic Crighton Theatre, announces auditions for the The Addams Family Musical on Monday, July 25th and Tuesday, July 26th at 7:00 P.M. The Addams Family is a musical comedy with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and a book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice. The show is directed by Brenda Storseth.

Audition Dates & Times: Monday and Tuesday, July 25th and 26th at 7:00 P.M. Audition Location: The Crighton Theatre 234 North Main Street Conroe, TX 77301

Performance Dates: October 21st - November 6th, 2016. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 P.M. Sunday matinees at 2:00 P.M. No conflicts accepted for Performance Dates or 2 weeks before opening.

Preparation: Come prepared with a one minute comedic monologue and a song that matches the style of the show. Song must not exceed 2 minutes. Songs from the show are acceptable. Please bring your own accompaniement on CD or device.

Plot Summary:

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 death and suffering are the stuff of their dreams. Nonetheless, this quirky family still has to deal with many of the same challenges faced by any other family, and the spookiest nightmare faced by every family creates the focus Lippa, Brickman, and Elice’s musical: the Addams kids are growing up. The Addamses have lived by their unique values for hundreds of years and Gomez and Morticia, the patriarch and matriarch of the clan, would be only too happy to continue living that way. Their dark, macabre, beloved daughter Wednesday, however, is now an eighteen year-old young woman who is ready for a life of her own. She has fallen in love with Lucas Beineke, a sweet, smart boy from a normal, respectable Ohio family — the most un-Addams sounding person one could be! And to make matters worse, she has invited the Beinekes to their home for dinner. In one fateful, hilarious night, secrets are disclosed, relationships are tested, and the Addams family must face up to the one horrible thing they’ve managed to avoid for generations: change.