Casting has been confirmed for The Addams Family musical’s upcoming 2021 tour.
The hit musical comedy will be hitting the road for a brand new tour this August, starting performances at Woking’s New Victoria Theatre.
The production will then tour across the UK throughout 2021 and into 2022.
Based on the iconic characters created by Charles Addams, The Addams Family musical has a book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa.
The Addams Family 2021 tour cast!
The cast will be led by Joanne Clifton and Cameron Blakely who play the roles of Morticia and Gomez Addams respectively.
Kingsley Morton will play Wednesday Addams, Grant McIntyre will play Pugsley Addams, Valda Aviks will play Grandma, Sean Kingsley will play Mal Beineke and Kara Lane will play Alice Beineke, Scott Paige will play Uncle Fester and Ahmed Hamad will play Lucas Beineke.
Dickon Gough will play Lurch through until 27 November 2021 before Ryan Bennett takes over the role.
They’re joined by Abigail Brodie, Sophie Hutchinson, Luke Byrne, Matthew Ives, Sean Lopeman, Roxanne Couch, Oonagh Cox and Joshua Robinson.
A synopsis of the show reveals:
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.