Auditions: September 16 & 17


  • Rehearsals: Thursdays • 7:00 – 9:30 PM
  • Show Date: February 8 | 6:00-8:00 PM
  • Tech Week: Week before performance
  • Age: 16 Years and Older
  • Fee: $280 Per Person


We are casting both adults and mature teens for this community theatre production at the J! All roles are open. Production is open to ages 16+ or by special arrangement.  Please prepare a 16-32 bar cut in the style of the show (but NOT from the show). We will be doing cold reads at auditions, so please prepare to stay and read if asked.

The Addams Family is being Directed by Samantha Gelnaw Lang, a local actress who appeared in Silver Lining Playbook with Jennifer Lawrence. Ms. Lang is also directing the JCC’s Youth Theatre production of Beauty and the Beast.

Auditions will take about 15 minutes.  Sign up for an audition time slot by emailing Lisa Kopman,

Director, Samantha Gelnaw Lang

Samantha is a professional actress, and is a proud member of the Screen Actors Guild Union (SAG-AFTRA), with credits in both Film and TV (Most notably for her principal role in the academy award winning movie Silver Linings Playbook).  She is also a theatre director and teaching artist who is currently working on various productions (both acting and directing) in NY-NJ area. Many of her past and current directing credits include youth productions at The Villagers Theatre, Lois Allen School of the Dance, On Stage Theatre Camp and The PaperMill Playhouse just to name a few. Sam believes in collaboration and building confidence with the actors she works with, her teaching style is fun and positive and all about the process. She loves working with performers of all ages, and on all aspects of the theatre arts, specifically in improvisation, voice and acting work; both for the stage and camera.