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They’re Ooky, They’re Spooky – Meet the Cast of The Addams Family! | Arizona Broadway Theatre

KIARA ADAMS (Ensemble) simply finished her freshman yr at North Canyon High Faculty, the place she is in the International Baccalaureate program and on the Danceline. Some of her favourite past roles embrace Penelope Square in Polkadots: The Cool Youngsters Musical (Valley Youth Theatre) and Danielle in Convey It On (Desert Levels Theatre). She is in the HyRev Sonic Revolution efficiency troupe and was final seen on the ABT stage as a Royal Youngster in The King and I.

CORBAN ADAMS (Pugsley Addams) Corban Ad(d)ams could be very excited to be returning to the ABT stage as Pugsley! Past credit embrace Beat Bugs A Musical Journey (Mean Mr. Mustard at SYT), Elf The Musical (Michael at PT), Mary Poppins Jr. (Bert at ABT), and Oliver! (Oliver at ABT). Corban loves his family, buddies, and enjoying the snare drum in his faculty band. He hopes you take pleasure in the present and “buckle your seatbelts!”

JASMINE BASSHAM (Wednesday Addams) is ecstatic to return to Arizona Broadway Theatre! Her past credit embrace Mamma Mia! (ABT), Mary Magdalene in Jesus Christ Celebrity, Fraulein Kost in Cabaret, Heather in American Fool, and Thea in Spring Awakening. Jasmine want to thank her associates, family, and everybody at ABT for all of the love and help. Special thanks to her father, Robert Bassham. With out him none of this might be potential.

DANNY DURR (Ensemble) is thrilled to be making his Arizona Broadway Theatre debut in The Addams Family. Danny lives in New York Metropolis where he’s a dance instructor, fitness instructor, and choreographer. He lately choreographed Ghost at Stage Door Theatre in Lauderhill, Florida, beneath the path of Clayton Phillips. Favorite roles embrace White Christmas (Phil), Cabaret (Emcee), Pippin (Pippin), Joyful Days (Richie Cunningham), The Final 5 Years (Jamie), The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Leaf Coneybear), CATS (Macavity), West Aspect Story (Massive Deal), A Chorus Line (Greg Gardner).

LIZ FALLON (Ensemble) is so ecstatic to be back on the ABT stage! She just lately completed a yr and a half crusing around the Caribbean as Jennyanydots (and typically Jellylorum) in Cats on Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas. Favorite Arizona Broadway credit embrace Fanny Brice in Funny Woman, Princess Fiona in Shrek The Musical, Charity Hope Valentine in Candy Charity, and Angel in The Greatest Little Whorehouse in Texas. Liz is a St. Louis native who graduated in 2012 together with her BFA in Musical Theatre/Dance from Millikin College. A lot love and lots of, many because of the complete ABT family.

LYNZEE FOREMAN (Alice Beineke) is thrilled to be again on the ABT stage in such a tremendous present with even more superb individuals! Lynzee was final seen at ABT in Mamma Mia! and HAIR (Jeanie). Earlier exhibits embrace Jersey Boys (Lorraine, Phoenix Theatre Firm), Godspell, Singin’ in the Rain (Lina Lamont), Trailer Park The Musical (Pippi) (both at ABT), and In The Heights (Daniela) at Phoenix Theatre. When not performing, she is blessed to work with the Valley’s greatest youth talent at ABT in the HyRev program and someway finds time to experience her reining horses!  The MOST love to her family and her hubby Mark and child woman Shiloh. This one is for you, Den.

RENÉE KATHLEEN KOHER (Morticia Addams) is past excited to be an element of this basic! Some of her favourite ABT credits embrace Disney’s Mary Poppins (Mary Poppins), Kiss Me, Kate (Lily/Katherine), A Christmas Carol (Ghost of Christmas Previous), Greatest Little Whorehouse In Texas (Doatsy Mae), Camelot (Nimue/Morgan LeFay), Carousel (Mrs. Mullins), Fiddler On The Roof (Fruma Sarah), Rock Of Ages, Hair, The Bridges of Madison County, Disney’s The Little Mermaid, and Disney’s Tarzan. Other favorite Regional credit embrace The Marvelous Wonderettes (Missy), Cabaret (Sally Bowles), 9 to 5 (Violet), Pippin (Fastrata), The Secret Garden (Rose), Godspell, I Love You, You’re Good, Now Change, and Sister Act. An enormous thank you to Mom, Dad, Ryan, and boyfriend Nick for all the time supporting her goals, to Cass, Kiel, and Kurtis for being such an unimaginable family, to Danny and Adam for being our fearless leaders, and to this superb forged, crew and manufacturing staff.

KRISTINA LEOPOLD JARVIS (Ensemble) is stoked to be working with ABT for the first time! Choose credit embrace Nala in The Pageant of the Lion King (Hong Kong Disneyland), Esmeralda in The Hunchback of Notre Dame (The California Theatre), Glinda in The Wiz (Middle Stage Fontana), and The Witch in Huge Fish (Inland Valley Repertory Theatre). Love to her fantastic husband! Romans 13:12

NICHOLAS KUHN (Ensemble) is completely thrilled to be returning to Arizona Broadway Theatre! Past ABT credits embrace Camelot (Sir Lionel), A Christmas Carol (Fred), The Greatest Little Whorehouse in Texas (Aggie), Hair (Tribe), and The Little Mermaid (Ensemble/Eric u/s) simply to name a number of. His New York credits embrace Completely Trendy Millie (Trevor Graydon), Whoopee (Ensemble), America’s Sweetheart (Ensemble), The Bully (Steve). Different favourite credits are The Fantasticks (Matt) and Godspell (Jeffery Monitor) (Artistree Music Theatre Pageant). Nick want to thank ABT for the alternative, and his superb family and friends for his or her endless help! Kabocha!

ALEXIA LORCH (Ensemble) is happy to be making her ABT debut!  She is a proud Phoenician and Creighton University Graduate with a BFA in Musical Theatre. Favourite show credits embrace West Aspect Story (Minnie, Phoenix Theatre Firm), Footloose (Urleen, Previous Creamery), James and the Big Peach (Miss Spider, Previous Creamery), A Refrain Line (Bebe, u/s Kristine). She want to thank her household for all their love and help! @alexialorch5

BARBARA McBAIN (Grandma Addams) is thrilled to return to ABT for this enjoyable present! She was last seen as Vivien in Church Basement Women.  Some of her favorite roles embrace Daisy in Driving Miss Daisy, Fraulein Schneider in Cabaret, Miss Thorn in Ruthless and Dotty in Noises Off. Barbara has additionally appeared in film and television, most lately in commercials for Insurgent Deck and Honeywell. In real life, her favorite roles are “Grandma Babs” and “Gary’s Fiancé.”

AARON McCASKILL (Pugsley Addams) is an 8th grader and is home-schooled. He has been performing since he was 7 years previous. His favourite roles have been Michael Banks in Mary Poppins and Harry Finfer in Miracle on 34th Road at Arizona Broadway Theatre, Piglet in A Winnie the Pooh Christmas Tail at Valley Youth Theatre, Ching Ho in Completely Trendy Millie Jr., Dennis in All Shook Up, and Kevin in Robin Hood and his Merry Men at Actors Youth Theatre.  When Aaron isn’t on stage, he enjoys enjoying piano and guitar, writing his own songs, cooking, singing, and dancing.

MATTHEW MELLO (Gomez Addams – Alternate) Hey, Peoria!! Matt is glad to be back at ABT with this gifted forged. Matt is now an area Peorian. He is excited to be right here on the common! That is his sixth and hopefully not last manufacturing with ABT. Different ABT roles embrace Nicely-Nicely Johnson in Guys and Dolls, J. Bruce Ismay in Titanic, Hanratty in Catch Me If You Can, Pontius Pilate in Jesus Christ Celebrity, and Lonny in Rock of Ages. He is excited to start out this new chapter in his life together with his wife Dana and son Aiden. Matt want to thank his family, Cassandra Klaphake, Kiel Klaphake, Kurtis Overby, and everybody at ABT from the Box Workplace and beyond for welcoming him and his household. “Art is beautiful. Art is love. Art is life.”

CESAR RAZZA (Ensemble) is so glad to be returning to ABT for an additional implausible present! Credit embrace National Tours: The Wizard of Oz, Sid the Science Child Reside!, Clifford in Clifford the Huge Purple Canine Stay. Regional: Young Frankenstein at The Fulton Theatre, Elf The Musical at The Hearth Theatre, and Neleus in Mary Poppins at The Palace Theatre. Cesar want to thank “The Hungry Gal Pals”, Caitrin, Apryl, Forecast Talent, and his household for all their super help. Comply with Cesar on Instagram: @cesarrazza123

SAMANTHA ROSS (Ensemble) is thrilled to be again in Arizona performing with ABT! Samantha was final seen in Catch Me if You Can right here at ABT. Some of her favorite previous credits embrace Hedy from Learn how to Achieve Enterprise and Virtue in Something Goes. Samantha is grateful for the love and help from her family and associates and want to thank everybody concerned on this manufacturing of The Addams Household.

LIONEL RULAND (Uncle Fester) hails from Parsippany, New Jersey, and has performed on stage in 46 US States (sorry Alaska, Hawaii, Maine, & Montana). Some of his favorite musical roles embrace Sancho in Man of La Mancha, Beadle Bamford in Sweeney Todd, Roger Sherman in 1776, and King Herod in Jesus Christ Celebrity. When not performing, Lionel enjoys film producing, portray, and is a master degree Reiki practitioner. Discover out more at and comply with him on Instagram @LionelOrLonnie.

NICHOLAS DANA RYLANDS (Lurch) Arizona Broadway Theatre Debut! Earlier credit embrace 17th Century Apparition in A Christmas Carol (Hartford Stage), Cpt. Robert Falcon Scott in Peter and the Starcatcher (Playhouse on Park), Ensemble in Passing By means of, (Goodspeed Pageant of New Musicals), Romain Tournel in A Flea in Her Ear, Frid in A Little Night time Music (Monomoy Theatre). Proud graduate of The Hartt Faculty! “To my parents, I know I thank you in all of these, but there is no one more deserving. Thank you.”

JAKE SOKOLOFF (Ensemble) is thrilled to be joining the ABT Family! He is a graduate of Elon University’s BFA Music Theatre program. Most just lately, Jake was seen internationally as Eugene in Grease for Royal Caribbean. In addition to performing, Jake is a trend stylist and has his personal styling company, STYLE BY SOKOLOFF, in New York City. @JakeSokoloff

NICK WILLIAMS (Lucas Beineke) is happy to be part of another Arizona Broadway Theatre production! He has spent his teen years performing in theatres throughout the Valley. Some current credit embrace Massive River (Jo Harper/Young Fool), Sweeney Todd (Anthony Cowl/Ensemble), Tuck Eternal (Jesse Tuck), Something Goes (Billy Crocker), Joseph and the Superb Technicolor Dreamcoat (Dan), and Grease (Roger). Nick want to thank the gifted forged, crew, and the complete artistic group at ABT for this excellent expertise, as well as his family and friends for their steady help.

MARK WOODARD (Mal Beineke) is thrilled to be making his ABT debut as half of this creepy, kooky, mysterious, and ooky family!  His current credit embrace Lawrence Jameson in Soiled Rotten Scoundrels (The Resident Theatre Firm), King Arthur in Spamalot, and Scrooge in A Christmas Carol (Palace Theatre in NH). Different regional credit: the 75th Anniversary production of Oklahoma! (Ogunquit Playhouse), The Producers, Bells Are Ringing, and South Pacific (Pittsburgh CLO).

BRODY WURR (Ensemble) is thrilled to be part of this superb production of The Addams Household! Brody is honored to have been on the Arizona Broadway Theatre stage in Oliver!, Sweeney Todd, Titanic: The Musical, Mamma Mia!, and Guys and Dolls. He also just lately played Andrew Jackson in Spotlight Youth Theatre’s rocking production of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. Brody loves being an element of Arizona Broadway Theatre’s new performance troupe, Sonic Revolution! Thank you to Cassandra, Kiel, Kurtis, Brad, and everybody at ABT for making goals come true! Take pleasure in the present!

Brad York (Gomez Addams) hails from the lovely Pacific Northwest and the nice state of Oregon. Brad first came to Arizona in 1996 on a full-ride out-of-state tuition vocal scholarship to Arizona State College. Brad holds a BA in Music from Linfield School (Oregon) and an MM in Musical Theatre Efficiency from Arizona State University. Upon graduation, he moved to New York Metropolis where he lived and worked for ten years – marrying the life of an actor with regular jobs at an funding agency and as a waiter. Brad has carried out at regional theatres round the United States, but you’ll in all probability recognize Brad from his many appearances on the ABT stage over the years. Roles embrace: Evelyn Oakleigh (Anything Goes ’05), Hysterium (A Humorous Thing Occurred on The Approach to The Forum ’07), Man 1 (I Love You, You’re Good, Now Change ’10), Harold (The Full Monty ’11), The Baker (Into the Woods ’13) and most just lately as Igor in Young Frankenstein (’14). Brad returned to Arizona full-time in 2010 to work on “the other side of the table” at ABT in Viewers Improvement and is presently the theatre’s Advertising Director.