CVLT Needs Your Talent!
Chagrin Valley Little Theatre depends on volunteer talent for all of its plays each season. Our auditions are open to anyone with an interest in performing in community theater. Age ranges, experience levels and other requirements change from production to production, so keep your eyes on us - you just may be the one we're looking for!
Auditions are publicized right here on our website, as well as via our mailing list, our Facebook page, our Twitter feed and via Fred Sternfeld's the Northeast Ohio Performing Arts List (NEohioPAL). You may also find our audition notices in your local newspapers from time to time.
- Unless specified otherwise, all CVLT auditions are open to all and no roles are pre-cast.
- No appointments are required.
- Come prepared to read from the script.
- Headshots and acting resumes are welcome, but not required.
- CVLT does not offer union contracts and performers are volunteers.
Auditions for "THE ADDAMS FAMILY"
Auditions at 7 PM on Sunday May 15 and Monday May 16, 2016
Book by MARSHALL BRICKMAN & RICK ELICE
Music & Lyrics by ANDREW LIPPA
Based on Characters Created by CHARLES ADDAMS
July 22 - August 20, 2016
Fridays & Saturdays at 8 PM | Sundays July 31, August 7, August 14 at 2 PM
DIRECTOR/CHOREOGRAPHER: PAMELA LaFORCE
MUSICAL DIRECTOR: ANDY NOVAK
It’s BROADWAY. FAMILY STYLE! Charles Addam's familiar gang of macabre and hilarious characters come to life in this devilishly entertaining Tony-nominated musical comedy. Bring your family to meet The Addams Family this summer!
ALL ROLES AVAILABLE!
GOMEZ ADDAMS: A man of Spanish descent who takes great pride in his family and revels in all it means to be an “Addams.” Smart, comedic actor with tenor vocals. Tango dance required. Stage Age: 40 – 50 years.
MORTICIA ADDAMS: A woman who is in shape, attractive, leggy, the strength of the family. She holds the balance of power in the family and often seems like the only emotionally mature member of the clan. An easy comedic actress with a sexy, dry wit. A strong mover with mezzo vocals. Tango dance required. Stage age: 35 – 45 years.
UNCLE FESTER: The androgynous family member who serves as the musicals narrator. He is larger than life, an energetic, joyous, child-like presence. A vaudeville style comedian with tenor vocals. Stage Age: 30 – 50 years.
WEDNESDAY ADDAMS: Wednesday is an attractive 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. Should be able to dance. Strong mixed belt . Stage Age: 20 - 25 years.
GRANDMA: She is a feisty 102 year old woman. Fun and quirky, but don’t mess with Grandma. Comedic actress with strong character vocals. Stage Age: 45 – 102 years.
PUGSLEY ADDAMS: Young actor. A charming, funny, husky boy who loves being tortured by his sister. Strong, high vocals. Stage Age: 12 – 16 years.
LURCH: A very tall male 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 a low bass vocals. Stage Age: 25 – 55 years.
MAL BEINEKE: Stuffy father of Lucas and exasperated husband to his rhyming wife, Alice. Always looking out for his family. Male actor with high baritone/ tenor vocals. Stage Age: 40 – 50 years.
ALICE BEINEKE: Mother of Lucas, devoted to her family so she puts aside her own desires. Quirky female who often speaks in rhyme. Comedic actress with soprano/belt Stage Age: 30 – 45 years.
LUCAS BEINEKE: Attractive young man. Fell in love at first sight 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. Contemporary pop tenor vocals. Stage age: 20 – 25
THE ANCESTORS: Male and female ensemble strong singer/dancers who have a fun, energetic and quirky sensibility. Cameo roles available. There will be a lot of dancing
"All parts are to LOOK the relevant age, not necessarily BE the relevant age".