Southeastern stages ‘The Addams Family’

(Posted Feb. 26, 2015)

Southeastern High School’s drama department will bring to life “The Addams Family,” a weirdly wonderful, devilishly delightful musical comedy March 6-7.

“The Addams Family” tells the story of every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family—a man her parents have never met. If that weren’t upsetting enough, she confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he has never done before: keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything changes for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s “normal” boyfriend and his parents.

Show times are March 6 at 7 p.m. and March 7 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are available for reserved seating by contacting a director or cast member. Adult tickets are $6; student tickets are $4. Money must accompany requests for tickets. Make checks payable to Southeastern High School. Limited tickets will be available at the door.

The cast includes: Nick Lancaster as Gomez Addams, Emily McCubbin as Morticia Addams, Gavin Lloyd as Uncle Fester, Sara Wical as Grandma, Jillian Channell as Wednesday Addams, Colter Moore as Pugsley Addams, Gavin Green as Lurch, Jacob Hitt as Mal Beineke, Kiana Scheerschmidt as Alice Bei-neke, Ben Miller as Lucas Beineke, Courtney Hitt as Cousin It, and Saylor Evans as Thing.

Playing Addams family ancestors are: Madeyln Acton, Miranda Bobst, Nate Brakeall, Caitlyn Burgess, Madison Carver, Estefany Cordiez, C.J. Costello, Erica Crawford, Tori Davis, Brooke Dent, Saylor Evans, Logan Glispie, Kara Hamilton, Kylee Henry, Courtney Hitt, Kayla Ison, Eli Johnson, Rylee Johnson, Lea Kimley, Hayley Lee, Lexi Lutz, Brittany Perkins, Emma Reser, Kayla Rigsby, Madi Roddy, Leah Ruby, Celsie Savage, Maecan Savage, Maddie Skillings, Colleen Smith, Kenny Smith and Lucas Smith.

Crew members are Matt Bobst, Kaylee Burgess, Kaylee McKinney, Jake Routzahn and McKenzie Tomasch.

The directors are Kelly Gootee and Laura Madden. The student director is Kylee Henry.

For more information, call Southeastern High School at (937) 462-8308.

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