The Addams Family Cast
DOUGLAS SILLS (Gomez Addams)
Mr. Sills received Tony and Drama Desk nominations as well as the Los Angeles Ovation Award for his performance as The Scarlet Pimpernel on Broadway and on tour. He recently starred in the Chicago tryout of the new rock musical White Noise. Additional Broadway: Little Shop of Horrors. National Tours: The Scarlet Pimpernel, The Secret Garden, Into the Woods. New York: Music in the Air, Carnival (Encores), On the 20th Century, Moonlight & Magnolias (MTC), Disney’s When You Wish. Regional: She Loves Me, Peter Pan, A Little Night Music, Much Ado About Nothing, She Stoops To Folly, Showboat, Mack & Mabel, The Philadelphia Story, Chess, Summer People, Mrs. Warren's Profession and many leading roles with California Shakespeare Festival. Recordings: The Scarlet Pimpernel, Cyrano. Television: PBS with the Boston Pops, CSI, The Closer, Numb3rs, Will & Grace, Any Day Now, Party Of Five, Sabrina, Murphy Brown. Film: Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo, Funny About Love. In addition to Tony and Drama Desk Award nominations, Douglas has been honored in New York with The Theater World, Drama League and Outer Critics Circle Awards. In Los Angeles he has received The Garland, The Dramalogue, and Robby awards. Mr. Sills is a founding member of The Antaeus Company and studied at The University of
Michigan and The American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.
SARA GETTELFINGER (Morticia Addams)
Ms. Gettelfinger most recently appeared as “Dona Athene” in John Guare's A Free Man of Color at Lincoln Center. Broadway: Seussical the Musical, The Boys from Syracuse, “Carla” in Nine with Antonio Banderas, “Jolene Oakes” in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels opposite John Lithgow, as well as the first national tours of Fosse and 101 Dalmatians as “Cruella De Vil.” Other NYC area credits include: “April” in Company (Helen Hayes), “Fastrada” in Pippin (Papermill Playhouse), Tenderloin and Carnival at City Center Encores!, Anything Goes at Lincoln Center and “Little Edie Beale” in the world premier of Grey Gardens at Playwrights Horizons. In 2009, Sara starred as “Fastrada” in the Deaf West production of Pippin at L.A.'s Mark Taper Forum. Television: Guiding Light, Ed, Without a Trace. Film: 10 to Midnight, Sex In the City, Forbidden Love. In 2006 Sara was signed to DECCA/Universal Records with the classical-crossover trio Three Graces. Their self-titled, debut album was released in stores/online in March 2008, reaching the top 10 on the Billboard Crossover Charts, followed by a worldwide, critically acclaimed concert tour.
MARTIN VIDNOVIC (Mal Beineke)
Broadway credits include Brigadoon (Tony nomination), Baby (Drama Desk Award), Oklahoma! (L.A. Drama Critic’s Award), A Grand Night For Singing (Backstage Bistro Award), The King And I (Lun Tha) and Home Sweet Homer (Antinuous) both starring Yul Brynner, Guys And Dolls (Sky), King David (Saul), Olympus On My Mind (Jupiter) and Bellomy in the Off-Broadway revival of The Fantasticks.
GAELEN GILLILAND (Alice Beineke)
A Pittsburgh native, Gaelen is excited to be a part of the Family!! Broadway credits: Wicked (Mdm. Morrible u/s), Legally Blonde (Mom/Whitney/Courtney & Paulette/Vivien u/s) Original Broadway Cast, 9 to 5 (Judy/Doralee u/s) Original Broadway Cast. Regional theatre credits: Beauty & the Beast (Mdm. de la Grande Bouche) MUNY theatre of St. Louis, Legally Blonde (Paulette) North Shore Music Theatre-IRNE nomination, Guys & Dolls (Adelaide) Riverside Theatre Vero Beach, FL, Hairspray (Velma Von Tussle) Houston TUTS. Gaelen is proud to be a part of Allegiance the new American musical which is Broadway-bound in 2013. For more: GaelenGilliland.com
BLAKE HAMMOND (Uncle Fester)
Mr. Hammond is eerily excited to be the bald member of the Addams family. Broadway: Sister Act (Ernie), Elf (Chadwick), Billy Elliot (Braithwaite), Hairspray (Edna), The Lion King (Pumbaa), The Music Man (Quartet), Kiss Me Kate (u/s Gangster), On the Town (Uperman/MC). Off-Broadway: 6, most notably the Drama Desk- and Obie-winning When Pigs Fly. National Tours: 5. His many film/TV credits include the recent films Handsome Harry and An Englishman in New York and a current webseries about four couples in group therapy at ThenWeGotHelp.com. Blake has received the L.A. Critics, Carbonell and Chicago After Dark Awards.
PIPPA PEARTHREE (Grandma)
Broadway: Boeing Boeing, The History Boys, Frozen, Titanic, Taking Steps, Whose Life Is It Anyway. Off-Broadway: The Dining Room, Hamlet, Aunt Dan and Lemon (Public), American Days, The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs, The Miss Firecracker Contest (MTC). Film: Village of the Damned, The Hurricane, Mrs. Soffel and Taking Woodstock. TV: Law & Order, Bored to Death and NBC series Buffalo Bill.
TOM CORBEIL (Lurch)
Mr. Cobeil performs regularly with opera companies across North America. Credits include: Don Giovanni (Leporello), La Bohème (Colline), The Barber of Seville (Don Basilio), Death in Venice (English Clerk), Moses in Egypt (Pharaoh), Alceste (Oracle, Infernal God), The Desert Island (Enrico), Tosca (Angelotti), The Hotel Casablanca (Tom Carter). Mr. Corbeil has received Metropolitan Opera National Council and Liederkranz Foundation awards; he trained in the studios at Florida Grand Opera, Santa Fe Opera and the Merola Program at San Francisco Opera. Many thanks and much love to family and friends for their undying support on this adventure!
PATRICK D. KENNEDY (Pugsley Addams)
Mr. Kennedy is 12 years old and a student at WPCA in Cleveland, is excited to be part of The Addams Family’s first national tour! During his free time, he enjoys playing basketball and, like Pugsley, annoying his three sisters. His first role was playing Gavroche in a high school production of Les Misérables, after which he was hooked on musical theater. Regional: Oliver! (Artful Dodger), Mame (Patrick), Bye Bye Birdie (Randolf), The Secret Garden (Colin). Patrick would like to thank the cast and crew, Aunt Mary for being his “Mame,” Lynnette (voice teacher) and love to his family!
BRIAN JUSTIN CRUM (Lucas Beineke)
Broadway: 2010 Pulitzer Prize-winning Next to Normal (Gabe/Henry), Grease (Danny/Teen Angel), Wicked. 1st National Tours: Grease (Doody), Wicked, Altar Boyz (Mark). He recently played the title role in Disney's Tarzan at North Shore Music Theatre. Other: Jesus Christ Superstar (Simon), Hot Mikado (Pish Tush). Brian was seen on Law & Order: SVU as Daniel Brooks in the episode "Possessed." Thanks to Nicolosi & Co., ITM/Jen Namoff, Mom, SP and CM for everything.
CORTNEY WOLFSON (Wednesday Addams)
Ms. Wolfson comes to us straight from the Broadway production of The Addams Family (u/s Wednesday Addams). Other Broadway/tour credits include the Les Misérables revival (u/s Eponine) and Legally Blonde: The Musical 1st national tour (Serena, Brooke Wyndham). NYC workshops/readings: The Addams Family, Up Here (dir. Alex Timbers), Kinky Boots (dir. Jerry Mitchell). Other Favorites: April in Pool Boy (Barrington Stage Company), The St. Louis Muny, The Battery's Down (web series). Indiana Native and proud graduate of The University of Michigan. Thanks to Mom, Madama, Vallier, Abrams, and God. www.cortneywolfson.com Go Blue!