Curtis Holbrook appeared in the Broadway production of “The Addams Family,” and now he will join the national touring production.
Holbrook will play Lucas Beineke beginning October 2 in Dallas. There, he will join a cast that includes Tony nominee Douglas Sills as Gomez, Blake Hammond as Uncle Fester, Sara Gettelfinger as Morticia, Gaelen Gilliland as Alice Beineke, Cortney Wolfson as Wednesday and Zachary James as Lurch. James originated the role of Lurch on Broadway, and is not a part of the national tour (Tom Corbeil plays the role on tour), but will revive his role for the Dallas engagement.
After the Dallas run ends on October 21, the musical will travel to Seattle, Salt Lake City, Las Vegas, Tempe and Costa Mesa before the end of the year.
The following is how producers describe traveling show:
[“The Addams Family”] features an original story and it’s every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family. A man her parents have never met. And if that weren’t upsetting enough, she confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s “normal” boyfriend and his parents.
The national tour of “The Addams Family” features a book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice and a score by Andrew Lippa. The tour premiered in September of last year, and has since played more than 350 performances. The original Broadway performance ran from April 2010 to December 2011. The original cast featured Nathan Lane and Bebe Neuwirth.