Gomez Addams: An attractive man of Spanish descent, who adores his wife, takes
great pride in his children, and is immensely proud to be an Addams; caught
between his daughter and his wife he feels completely trapped and unable to
make either happy, which is his greatest joy; must have great comedic timing,
move well, and strong vocals. Fencing skills a plus.
Morticia Addams: Beautiful, leggy, the real head of the family and the critical and
moving force behind it; easy comedic actress with a sexy, dry wit; feels her
husband is hiding something from her and will use any tactic to lure the secret
out; a strong dancer.
Uncle Fester: Serves as the musical’s narrator; rotund and child-like, hugely
enthusiastic and totally incorrigible; a vaudevillian, needs strong comedy and
Wednesday Addams: 18-25 to play 18: Gothic in a cute way, witty with a
terrifically dry sense of humor; just wants her family to be “normal” for one night
to meet the parents of the boy she’s fallen in love with.
Pugsley Addams: 11-13 to play 12: A charming, funny, husky 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; strong, high vocals. Voice not
Grandma Addams: old woman: Fun and quirky, but don’t mess with Grandma;
comedic actress with strong character vocals.
Lurch: the taller the better; a man of very, very few words, often spoken at half
speed; most of what he utters is long, plaintive groans, some tinged with irony or
exasperation; must have true low bass vocals.
Mal Beinecke: Stuffy father of 19-year-old Lucas and exasperated husband to his
rhyming wife, Alice; thinks the Addams’ are beyond strange and does not want to
spend time having dinner with them, much less be related.
Alice Beinecke: Mother of 19-year-old Lucas, seemingly mousy housewife who’s
devoted to her family so she puts aside her own desires; while at the Addams’
family dinner party, she drinks a potion that causes her to let her hair down and
speak her truth; very strong comedic singer/actress.
Lucas Beinecke: 18-25 to play 19: Attractive, in shape young man; 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.
The Ancestors: SATB, 20 and older: Strong contemporary singer/dancers who
sing and have a fun, quirky sensibility. Knowledge of tango and flamenco dancing
a plus. Must be able to hold tight harmonies and portray recognizable historical