JESSE SHARP (Gomez Addams) Tour: Grease - Asia (Vince Fontaine) Henry and Mudge - US (Henry’s Dad) Regional: Utah Shakespeare Festival: Great Expectations the Musical (Premiere) Macbeth (Bloody CPT/ Macbeth U/S) Merchant of Venice (Morocco) SRT-Santa Rosa Rep: The Wedding Singer, Lend Me a Tenor (Tito), Mame (Beau) New York: Genius Famous (NY Fringe), Autumn Moon (Wings Theatre) Los Angeles: Into the Woods (Baker) Hamlet (Hamlet), Peace in our Time (The Antaeus Company - LA Weekly theatre award) Film/TV: Angels Perch (Festivals in 2013), Not Another Teen Movie, General Hospital, The Man Show + several TV and Radio commercials. Jesse has also performed Improv, Sketch and Standup comedy at The Groundlings, Upright Citizens Brigade, Improv Olympic, The Comedy Store and many more. Training: MFA - UC Irvine, BA - UCLA. Love and thanks to Phoenix, my amazing family and awesome friends! jessesharp.net
KELEEN SNOWGREN (Morticia Addams) is Morticiously “unhappy” to be joining the Family! Holding a BFA from the University of Oklahoma, this is the 5th National/ International tour for KeLeen. Her touring credits include Monty Python’s Spamalot (Showgirl, u/s Lady of the Lake), Hairspray (Lou Ann, u/s Velma, FAF), The Producers (Showgirl, u/s Ulla), and The Will Rogers Follies (Z’s Favorite). Regional: Cabaret (Texas), Beauty and the Beast (Babette). Thank you to Mark Minnick and Phoenix Entertainment for this continued relationship. 5th time’s a charm! Hugs and kisses to my family in Dallas. I love you to pieces!
JENNIFER FOGARTY (Wednesday Addams) is ecstatic to be pulled in a new direction! Selected Regional credits: Hairspray (Penny), High School Musical (Gabriella), Rent (Mimi), The Full Monty (Estelle), and Little Shop of Horrors (Chiffon). Workshops: The Love Note (Jessie) and MONSTERS! A Midlife Musical Meltdown (Birthday Girl). Boston native and a graduate of Curry College! Forever grateful to her family, friends, and teachers. @jenfogarty
SHAUN RICE (Uncle Fester) is thrilled to be a part of The Addams Family. Nat’l Tours: How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Gilligan’s Island: The Musical, Curious George Live!, Thomas & Friends Live! Regional: The Great American Trailer Park Musical, Five Course Love, A Funny Thing…Forum. NYC: The Legend of Julie Taymor, or The Musical That Killed Everybody, What’s Eating You? Visit Shaun at www.ShaunRice.com.
CONNOR BARTH (Pugsley Addams) is thrilled to be part of this awesome tour! Most recently, he played Michael in Elf the Musical on Tour. Other credits include Teddy & Alice (Archie) at the 7 Angels Theater, The Music Man (Winthrop), The Wizard of Oz (Lion), Willie Wonka Jr. (Wonka) and Beauty and the Beast (Lumiere). Thank you Mark and Phoenix Entertainment for this amazing opportunity. Also a big thanks to my NY team, Janine Molinari, Kim Pedell, Bob Marks & Nancy Carson. My CT team: Semina, Chuck, Rich, Mrs. McKenna, Sharon and my family who allow me to “Live the Dream”. Thanks to all my friends for their love and support. This one’s for you Grampy. Enjoy the show, snap, snap!
AMANDA BRUTON (Grandma) is thrilled to be a part of this creepy and kooky family! Recent credits include: Hairspray! (Authority Figure) at Red House, How Deep is the Ocean? (Bea) at NYMF, and Company (Joanne) with POP. Amanda has also been the voice behind several radio commercials and audio books. Love to Kristen, Mom, Dad, and the Fam. www.amandabruton.com
RYAN JACOB WOOD (Lurch) National Tour: Monty Python’s Spamalot. Regional: Crazy For You, The Music Man. Singer/ Dancer onboard Norwegian Cruise Lines for 9 years, Don Arden’s Jubilee! in Las Vegas, and Legends in Concert. BFA Musical Theater from Point Park University. A West Virginia native who gives many thanks and love to his friends and family who graciously deal with him never being at home! Much love to Bary and Emmy. Soooo Big! www.ryanjacobwood.com
BLAIR ANDERSON (Alice Beineke), a California native, has performed around the world, including Big Band Beat in Tokyo, Patty Simcox in the international tour of Grease, and as assorted princesses and one evil (not ugly) stepsister with Disney Cruise Line. Many thanks to her parents for their support and racking up of many frequent flier miles.
MARK POPPLETON (Mal Beineke) National tours: Spring Awakening, Man of La Mancha. Favorite roles include Sweeney Todd (Sweeney Todd & Judge Turpin), A Funny Thing Happened... (Pseudolus), Private Lives (Elyot Chase), Man of La Mancha (Don Quixote), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Lawrence Jameson), Kismet (Hajj), My Fair Lady (Col. Pickering), Jesus Christ Superstar (Pontius Pilate), Charley's Aunt (Mr. Spettigue) and Evita (Peron).
BRYAN WELNICKI (Lucas Beineke) is both delighted and honored to be a part of The Addams Family! Regional: Sweeney Todd (Tobias) at the Gateway Theatre. Recent graduate of NYU Steinhardt. Past school credits: Sweeney Todd (Tobias), The Fix (Cal Chandler), Mrs. Sharp (Jake), and King David (Absalom). NYMF: Stand Tall (David); Greenwood (Young Daniel); The Toymaker (Doby). Love to Mom, Dad, M/M, M/A, and L. Enjoy!
JAMES MICHAEL AVANCE (Ancestor; u/s Lucas) received his B.M. in musical theatre from The University of Central Oklahoma. Regional: Lyric Theatre, Riverside, Seacoast Rep, OK City Rep, RWS & Associates. NYC workshops: Lost Boys Favorites: Altar Boyz (Mark), The Producers (Carmen u/s), Oklahoma (w/Kelli O’Hara), Carousel In Concert with Shirley Jones (Enoch), 42nd St. (Ensemble/Thief), Joseph… (Gad/Butler). Huge Thanks to Phoenix Entertainment, family & friends. For me, this is a way of life. It’s what I do!
CHLOÉ O. DAVIS (Ancestor) is a proud St. Louis native and began her training there studying both theatrical and classical dance. She received her BA from Hampton University and MTHM from Temple University. Chloé was a principal dancer with The Philadelphia Dance Company (Philadanco!) for many years and is now excited to make her début to musical theater with The Addams Family. She would like to thank her family and friends for supporting her through each endeavor, each challenge and each triumph in life. Light of Love!
JAKE DELANEY (Ancestor; u/s Lurch, Mal) National Tours: Fiddler on the Roof (u/s Perchik), ‘S Wonderful: The New Gershwin Musical (Gene); Regional: Carousel (Billy Bigelow), All Shook Up (Chad), Gypsy (Tulsa), Little Women (Laurie) and A Chorus Line (Al & Greg). BFA in Music Theatre from The Hartt School. Thanks and love to Matt and everyone else who gets him through the day.
LEXIE DORSETT (Ancestor; u/s Morticia, Alice) is thrilled to be on the road again! National Tour: Young Frankenstein The Musical (Elizabeth Benning). Favorite Credits: Hair (Sheila), Anything Goes (Reno Sweeney), Legally Blonde (Vivienne), The Drowsy Chaperone (The Chaperone), The Sound of Music (Elsa). Proud CCM graduate. Thank you to my family, G.A.D. and the Amy Murphy Studio for always believing in me. www.lexiedorsett.com
JULIA LANCIONE (Ancestor; u/s Wednesday, Alice) is a proud Baltimore native and thrilled to be an Addams! National Tour: CATS (Swing; u/s Grizabella, Jellylorum, JennyAnyDots). DC area: The Wizard of Oz (Dorothy), Legally Blonde (Margot; u/s Elle), White Christmas (Judy), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Millie), The Last 5 Years (Cathy), The King & I (Tuptim). Training: BFA Shenandoah Conservatory & AMDA NYC. Love to my husband Dan, Mom, Dad, and Emmy!
STEVEN MOONEY (Ancestor; u/s Uncle Fester) is delighted to join this kooky family!
National tour: Fiddler on the Roof (Mendel); Recent credits: FringeNYC, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Herb Strauss Theater), Shrek (Prather Entertainment Group), Charlie Brown (Playhouse on Park); BA theater performance from Marymount Manhattan College. Much love to my people. Enjoy!
@ManontheSmoonz / www.Stevenmooney.com.
MAGGIE PITTS (Ancestor) is thrilled to be joining the “family”! Recent graduate from the Royal Scottish Conservatoire of Scotland with a master’s in Musical Theater Performance. UK Credits include: Jerry Springer the Opera (Peaches, ensemble) and the UK premiere of First Lady Suite (Marian Anderson, Evelyn Lincoln). Maggie also received her undergraduate degree in Theater Performance from Wagner College with a minor in Dance. Favorite regional credits include: Into the Woods (Witch), West Side Story (Rosalia) and A Chorus Line (Cassie). Love to Mom, Dad, Kate, Pat and my wonderful husband Jonathan.
GALLOWAY STEVENS (Ancestor; u/s Gomez) is so grateful for the opportunity to be "creepy and kooky" with The Addams Family. His recent regional appearances include 9 to 5: The Musical (Franklin Hart), The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Vice Principal Panch), The Drowsy Chaperone (Aldolpho) and King Mongut in the Rogers & Hammerstein classic The King & I.
JILLIAN VAN NIEL (Ancestor) is thrilled to be joining the cast of The Addams Family. Credits: (Mrs. Potiphar) Joseph... Dreamcoat, (Betty Jean) Winter Wonderettes, (Marty) Grease, (Betty Jean) The Marvelous Wonderettes, (Thumbelina) My Fairytale (American Premier), (Amber VonTussel) Hairspray, (Lydia Bennet) Pride and Prejudice, (Wendy Darling) Peter Pan, (Velma/Dance Captain) West Side Story, (Arlene Barruca) Curtains, (Zaneeta) The Music Man, (Feste) Twelfth Night, (Woman One) Songs for a New World. Training: PCPA 2011. Jillian would like to thank her family and friends for their love and support! www.jillianvanniel.com.
JULIO CATANO YEE (Ancestor) began dancing in San Diego, CA at the Academy of Performing Arts and City Ballet School of San Diego. He graduated from the San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts and briefly attended the University of the Arts. Most recently seen performing with the San Diego Opera and Ballet Hispanico II. Julio has a BFA in Dance from the Ailey/Fordham program.