Full casting has been announced for the UK tour of The Addams Family.
Cameron Blakely (Les Miserables) will be joining the family in the role of Gomez Addams, Valda Aviks (Funny Girl) will play Grandmother, Grant McIntyre (Bugsy Malone) will play Pugsley Addams and Dickon Gough (Pirates ofPenzance) will play Lurch.
As previously announced, Samantha Womack (BBC 1’s Eastenders, Guys and Dolls) will play Morticia Addams, Les Dennis (Coronation Street, Chicago, Hairspray) Uncle Fester and Carrie Hope Fletcher (Les Misérables, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) will play the princess of darkness Wednesday Addams.
The cast also included Charlotte Paige (Phantom of the Opera) as Alice Beineke, Dale Rapley (Women on the Verge of A Nervous Breakdown) as Mal Beineke and Oliver Ormson (The Book of Mormon) as Lucas Beineke.
The ensemble includes Kathryn Barnes, Jessica Buckby, Perola Congo, Gavin Eden, Jacob Fisher, Christopher D Hunt, Kirsty Ingram, Rhona McGregor, Scott Paige and Jak Skelly.
A musical comedy, with book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, the creators of multi award-winning Jersey Boys, and music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, the show is an original story based on the characters created by Charles Addams.
The musical will be directed by Matthew White who directed the recent UK Tour of The Producers and West End run of Top Hat and Little Show of Horrors.
The tour opens at Festival Theatre Edinburgh on 20 April 2017 and continues to Northampton, Canterbury,Southend, Birgmingham, Cornwall, Nottingham, Bradfors, Southampton, Cardiff, Dublin and Salford.