The Ottumwa High School Broadway Bulldogs will present the musical, “The Addams Family” Friday through Tuesday, October 27-31. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. with the exception of the Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. The musical will be performed in the OHS auditorium and is directed by Natalie Dommer.
The musical comedy is based on characters created by Charles Addams in his single-panel cartoons. The Addams Family depicts a ghoulish American family with an affinity for all things macabre. Music and lyrics are by Andrew Lippa.
Cast members include: David Halvorsen*, Alexis Cook, Jennifer Culver**, Emma Walker, Megan Leonard, Zack Kirkman*, Kele Allison*, Alex Halvorsen*, Brent Williams, and Hasya Joshi. Also Collin Kepner, Caitlin James*, Beth Milner, Jade Davis, Erica Mamlock, Martha Melchor, Isabella O’Brian*, Melanie Forcier*, Makhenna Jordan, Philip Shrimplin*, Kiylie Hucks, Madalyn Morris*, and Alyssa Carrow*.
Leslie Saunders* is the stage manager for this production. Other crew members include: Erica Mamlock and Jade Davis, assistant stage managers; Bailee Rominger* and Mataya McClish*, Head of Sound; Andrew Warner, Head of Props; Savannah Ford*, Publicity Head; Esther Emberton*, Make-Up; and Jacob McDowell*, House Manager.
* = Thespian Member of Troupe #615 of the International Thespian Society