Casting has been announced for the return of The Addams Family, A Musical Comedy, which embarks on a UK and Ireland tour beginning 19 August at New Victoria Theatre, Woking.
Previously announced are Samantha Womack as Morticia Addams, Cameron Blakely as Gomez Addams, Kingsley Morton as Wednesday Addams, Grant McIntyre as Pugsley Addams, Valda Aviks as Grandma, Sean Kingsley as Mal Beineke, Kara Lane as Alice Beineke, Abigail Brodie, Sophie Hutchinson, Luke Byrne, Matthew Ives and Sean Lopeman.
Further casting includes Scott Paige as Uncle Fester, Ahmed Hamad as Lucas Beineke, Dickon Gough as Lurch until 27 November 2021, Ryan Bennett as Lurch from 18 January 2022, Roxanne Couch, Oonagh Cox and Joshua Robinson.
Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and has a shocking secret that only Gomez knows; she’s fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family!
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. All the usual clan are present – Uncle Fester, Lurch, Pugsley et al.
The Addams Family, A Musical Comedy, will be directed by Matthew White, with choreography by Alistair David, production design by Diego Pitarch, orchestrations by Richard Beadle, lighting design by Ben Cracknell, sound design by Richard Brooker and casting by Jane Deitch.
Book is by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, and music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, based on the characters created by Charles Addams.
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