The Addams Family Audition Workshops Presented through special arrangement with Theatrical Rights Worldwide

W&L Department of Theater, Dance, and Film Studies and Department of Music present

2017 Robert O. and Elizabeth M. Bentley Musical

The Addams Family
A New Musical Comedy

Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa
Book by Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice
Directed by Rob Mish ’76


Tuesday, March 21, 2017 & Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.  in the Johnson Theatre.

Casting will not occur until after auditions in the fall. 
Following the workshops, students will be given individualized character sides
and music cuts so they can prepare over the summer for auditions in the fall.

Prepare a 16-32 bar piece from any musical style of your choice. Please bring a copy of your sheet music, preferably in a binder, for the accompanist. 
If you plan on auditioning for a principle role and if you feel comfortable in doing so, you may prepare a song from the show. The sheet music is part of the audition side:

Please contact Rob Mish for the appropriate music cuts.  A prepared monolog is not necessary as sides will be provided.  The Addams Family sides can be found at: 
If you have questions, please email Professor Mish at

Performance Dates:
Wednesday through Saturday, October 25 – 28, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in the Johnson Theatre.
Saturday and Sunday, October 28 & 29, 2016 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the Johnson Theatre.