“They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious, and spooky, they’re altogether ooky!” The Lewiston Civic Theatre is thrilled to be back in action! Just in time for Halloween, the season opens October 16th with The Addams Family – a musical comedy. This season, all of LCT’s productions will perform at the Normal Hill Campus Auditorium (Former Lewiston High School Auditorium) 1114 9th Ave, Lewiston, ID. You can see The Addams Family on October 16, 22, 23, 28, 29 & 30 at 7:30 pm, and Sundays, October 17, 24 & 31 at 2:00 pm. For tickets and information, visit us at www.lctheatre.org or call 208-746-3401. Catch a sneak preview this Friday, Oct 1, at Art Walk in Downtown Lewiston in Brackenbury Square!
October is the perfect month to wander into the delightfully dark world of Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, Grandma, Wednesday, Pugsley, and Lurch, as they welcome Wednesday’s boyfriend and his family into their home, and enjoy all of the comedic chaos that ensues. by Award-winning composer/lyricist Andrew Lippa, along with Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, creators of Jersey Boys’, bring Charles Addams’ fan-favorite freaky family to life in this spectacularly spooky musical comedy.
Micheal Keene (Sweeney Todd -title role, Bert in Mary Poppins) takes on the role of Gomez, the peculiar patriarch of the Addams Family while Amy Baker Stout (Evita– title role, Lady of the Lake in Spamalot, Elizabeth in Young Frankenstein) returns to play the macabre Morticia. The fiendish family is filled out with LCT favorites and new faces alike. Audiences will enjoy the return of Jennifer Opdahl as Grandma, Sydnee Swift as Wednesday and Aven Sparkman as Uncle Fester. Young Pugsley Addams is played by Connor Stout, making his MainStage debut. Appearing as the parents of Wednesday’s love interest, LCT favorite, Amanda Marzo as Alice Beineke, and LCT newcomer Grant Benjamin. Lucas Beineke is played by LHS Sophomore, Max Schaefer, long-time LCT Youth Actor, now making his MainStage debut.
According to the director, Larry Goodwin, “We are having so much fun in rehearsals and can’t wait to share this show with audiences. It feels good to be creating live theatre again!” Nancy McIntosh, Executive Director of Lewiston Civic Theatre, “The last 18 months without shows have been such a challenge. We are so happy to be back to doing what we love!” Bob Wicks conducts the live orchestra comprised of many of the Valley’s finest musicians, and choreography for the show has been created by Abby Seward
Tickets are on sale now! www.lctheatre.org or call 208-746-3401