Aria Entertainment and Music and Lyrics are delighted to announce the full cast of the UK and Ireland tour of THE ADDAMS FAMILY, A Musical Comedy. The Tour will be coming to the Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent, Tuesday 12 October- Saturday 16 October 2021.
Joining the previously announced Samantha Womack (Morticia Addams), Cameron Blakely (Gomez Addams), Kingsley Morton (Wednesday Addams), Grant McIntyre (Pugsley Addams), Valda Aviks (Grandma), Sean Kingsley (Mal Beineke), Kara Lane (Alice Beineke), Abigail Brodie, Sophie Hutchinson, Luke Byrne, Matthew Ives and Sean Lopeman will be Scott Paige (Uncle Fester), Ahmed Hamad (Lucas Beineke), Dickon Gough (Lurch) Ryan Bennett Roxanne Couch, Oonagh Cox and Joshua Robinson.
Scott Paige most recently appeared on Channel 4’s reality TV show – The Circle. His previous theatre credits include Eurobeat (Turbine Theatre and Online), Fanny in Cinderella: The Socially Distanced Ball (Turbine Theatre), Mr Poppy in Nativity! (UK Tour), Horton the Elephant in Seussical The Musical (Southwark Playhouse), Theo in Eugenius! (The Other Palace).
Ahmed Hamad’s previous theatre credits include, Now Or Never (Barn Theatre), Stay Awake Jake (Southwark Playhouse), Rent (Hope Mill Theatre), The Boy in the Dress (RSC), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (London Palladium).
Dickon Gough’s previous theatre credits include City of Angels (Garrick), David Walliams’s The Midnight Gang, (world premiere, Chichester Festival Theatre), Pirates of Penzance (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre and on national tour); Carmen, Krol Roger, Guillaume Tell and Die Fliegende Hollander (Royal Opera House).
Ryan Bennett’s previous theatre credits include Graham de Hare in The Importance of Being Earnest (The Barn Theatre, Cirencester & Turbine Theatre, London) and Prince Charming in Cinderella (Buxton Opera House). His film and TV credits include Bard at the Barn (Web series), Brian in No Returns, Refunds or Exchanges (short), Tom in Zoe. Misplaced, Josh in Our Little Haven and Straight White Man in the TV series Straight White Man.
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.
THE ADDAMS FAMILY 2021 UK Tour is produced by Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment and Music & Lyrics Limited, and is presented through special arrangement with Theatrical Rights Worldwide.