Douglas Sills and Sara Gettelfinger Will Star in Addams Family National Tour

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and Kenneth Jones
09 May 2011

Douglas Sills
Douglas Sills
Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN

Douglas Sills, a Tony Award nominee for The Scarlet Pimpernel, and Sara Gettelfinger, last seen on Broadway in A Free Man of Color, will star as Gomez and Morticia, respectively, in the national tour of the Broadway musical The Addams Family, which will launch on Sept. 15 at the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts in New Orleans.

The musical based on the macabre family of characters created by cartoonist Charles Addams is currently at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. Rick Elice and Marshall Brickman penned the libretto; Andrew Lippa wrote the music and lyrics.

The tour of The Addams Family will visit:

New Orleans, LA, Sept. 15-24, Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts
St. Louis, MO, Sept. 27-Oct. 9, The Fabulous Fox Theatre
Charlotte, NC, Oct. 11-16, Ovens Auditorium
Tampa, FL, Oct. 18-23, David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts
Miami, FL, Oct. 25-30, Adrienne Arsht Center
Orlando, FL, Nov. 1-6, Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre
West Palm Beach, FL, Nov. 8-13, The Raymond Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
Toronto, ON, Nov. 16-27, Toronto Centre for the Arts
Schenectady, NY, Nov. 29-Dec. 4, The Proctors Theatre
Buffalo, NY, Dec. 6-11, Shea's Performing Arts Center
Chicago, IL, Dec. 13, 2011-Jan. 1, 2012, The Cadillac Palace Theatre
Nashville, TN, Jan. 3-8, 2012, Tennessee Performing Arts Center
Houston, TX, Jan. 10-15, 2012, Hobby Center
Oklahoma City, OK, Jan. 17-22, 2012, Civic Center Music Hall
Tulsa, OK, Jan. 24-29, 2012, Chapman Music Hall
East Lansing, MI, Jan. 31-Feb. 5, 2012
Boston, MA, Feb. 7-Feb. 19, 2012, Shubert Theatre
Hartford, CT, Feb. 21-26, 2012, The Bushnell
Durham, NC, Feb. 28-March 4, 2012, Durham Performing Arts Center
Baltimore, MD, March 6-18, 2012, Hippodrome Theatre
Providence, RI, March 20-25, 2012, Providence Performing Arts Center
Cincinnati, OH, March 27-April 8, 2012, Aronoff Center for the Arts - Proctor & Gamble Hall
Cleveland, OH, April 10-22, 2012, Palace Theatre
Memphis, TN, April 24-29, 2012, The Orpheum Theatre
Madison, WI, May 1-6, 2012, Overture Center
Saint Paul, MN, May 8-20, 2012, Ordway
Grand Rapids, MI, May 22-26, 2012, DeVos Performance Hall
San Diego, CA, May 29-June 3, 2012, Civic Theatre
Los Angeles, CA, June 5-17, 2012 Pantages Theatre
Washington, DC, July 10-29, 2012, The Kennedy Center - Opera House
Pittsburgh, PA, July 31-Aug. 12, 2012, The Benedum Center for the Performing Arts

Additional cities will be announced in the coming weeks.  For more information, visit www.TheAddamsFamilyMusical.com.



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The production is directed and designed (sets and costumes) by Phelim McDermott and Julian Crouch with creative consultation by Jerry Zaks and choreography by Sergio Trujillo. The production features lighting design by Natasha Katz, sound design by Acme Sound Partners and puppetry by Basil Twist. The production has music supervision by Mary-Mitchell Campbell, orchestrations by Larry Hochman, dance arrangements by August Eriksmoen, hair design by Tom Watson, make-up design by Angelina Avallone and special effects design by Greg Meeh.