DANIEL AKIN

Uncle Fester

is honored to be back on The Ziegfeld stage. It is the feeling of coming home. Past roles include, Donkey in Shrek The Musical, Dennis in Rock Of Ages, Rooster in Annie, and the Dentist in Little Shop of Horrors. He would like to thank his family for his love of the arts.

ISAAC ALLRED

Pugsley

is excited to make his return to The Zig, having previously been seen as Winthrop in The Music Man, Flounder in Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Young Jerry in Fairly Potter, and Hussar in Oliver! Isaac would like to thank his family for all their support. Isaac would also like to thank everyone at The Zig for allowing him to be part of this wonderful cast.

TYSON ALLRED

Lurch Addams

is enjoying his 6th production here, having been previously seen as the Bill Sykes in Oliver!, Undertaker in Beauty and the Beast, Charlie Cowell in The Music Man, and Snape in A Fairly Potter... He is grateful for being able to be with his son, Isaac. In his free time he enjoys lifting weights, fishing, camping, and being with his family. He would like to thank his family for their love and support and The Zig for this opportunity.

BRANTON BURGESS

Larry "The Loon" Addams

KRYSTAL DECRISTO

Vanessa "The Cutlass Queen" Addams

Is very excited to be performing with The Zig again! She is currently a sophomore at the U of U pursuing a degree in Musical Theatre. Previous credits include Half Man/Half Woman in Sideshow, Specialist’s Assistant/Ensemble in The Who’s Tommy, and Mrs. Wagner in School of Rock. She wants to thank the cast and crew as well as her family, friends, and professors for their constant support.

JEREMY R. GROSS

Gomez Addams

is thrilled to continue his journey at The Zig in his third show this season, after playing Jerry in The Full Monty and Tommy in The Who’s Tommy. He and Pierce were married two days before rehearsals began and he is so grateful to have him by his side in life and on the stage in their first big adventure as a married couple. Jeremy has five college degrees in the performing arts. Additional credits include Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors, Corny Collins in Hairspray, Simon in Jekyll and Hyde, and Captain Von Trapp in The Sound of Music.

PIERCE E. GROSS

Count Varick Addams

is so excited to be in his first ever show! He is so happy to perform with his new husband on the stage where Jeremy proposed to him! Pierce is a competitive ballroom dancer and is ecstatic to stretch his wings and challenge himself in a new way as a member of the Addams Family!

ELIZA HAYNIE

Granny Addams

is so proud to return to The Zig stage. You may have also seen her as Scuttle in Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Ginny in A Fairly Potter..., and Penny Pingleton in Hairspray. She is currently a Musical Theater major at WSU, and works as a light designer and sound designer for numerous performing companies around Utah. She is so excited to continue to explore art and telling stories in all aspects. Thanks to her Zig family for the opportunities they have given her, as well as the Jorgensen family for all of their love and support. 

KEVIN IRELAND

Mal Beineke

is always happy to perform on The Ziegfeld stage, where he was last seen in Cabaret as Herr Shultz. You may have also seen him in La Cage, Hairspray, or Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Kevin loves the process of creating and bring to life characters to help tell a story for the audience.  He wants to send a big thanks out to his family and friends for always supporting him.

AMBER KACHERIAN

Calpurnia Addams

 is very excited to be appearing in her very first show with The Zig. Amber currently lives in Logan and primarily performs in musical theatre productions in the Cache Valley area. Favorite roles include Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, Princess Winnifred in Once Upon a Mattress, Potiphar’s Wife in Joseph..., and Asaka in Once on This Island. Amber hopes to eventually relocate closer to the Ogden/Salt Lake City area and continue performing more in the future.

DAVID KNOWLES'S HAND

Thing

is thrilled for this exciting new opportunity. Although he has been in multiple productions as a part of David Knowles's body, this will be his first independent show. He would love to thank Eb Madson for giving him this chance to shine on stage. Little did David know that when he said "I'll give you a hand with this thing" what a big wrist that would be. 

KEELY PARRY

Roxxy Addams

has been with The Zig as long as she can remember. She has performed in over 16 productions here and teaches dance classes for kids at the Ziegfeld Arts Academy. Her most recent roles include; Charlie in Oliver!, and The Genie in Aladdin, Jr.. Keely would like to thank her family for helping her be part of The Addams Family. 

AUSTIN PAYNE

Durg Addams

has performed in a wide variety of roles such as Cousin Kevin in The Who’s Tommy, Major Rizzoli in Passion and The Angel in Grease. Austin also enjoys working in the film industry, he particularly likes the subtleties of film acting and how different it is from acting in a stage play. This is Austin's third performance at The Ziegfeld Theater.

KATE POTTER

Little Huntress Addams

is thrilled to be back on The Zig and Egyptian stages! She has recently been seen here in The Who’s Tommy, as June in Musical of Musicals, Gracie Shinn in The Music Man, a  mersister in Little Mermaid Jr,  and Young Fiona in Shrek the Musical. Other credits include ensemble in Jekyll and Hyde and Olive Ostrovsky in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, a role for which she was nominated UMTA Best Actress and was honored to perform with the other nominees on the Salt Lake Eccles Stage. Kate is currently attending and studying theater at The Davinci Academy.

JEANETTE MARIE PUHICH

Alice Beineke

is so thrilled to be working with this cast and making her Ziegfeld Theater debut! She has been part of the Utah Theatre community for the past 23 years. Favorite roles include Janet in The Rocky Horror Show, Yitzak in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Rosie in Bye Bye Birdie, and a myriad of roles in over 13 years of the satirical Saturday's Voyeur. Jeanette has worked for The Salt Lake Acting Company, Plan B Theatre, Pygmalion, and the Egyptian Theatre in Park City and many theatre's in Seattle WA. Jeanette earned her Bachelor's degree in theatre from the University of Idaho.

TEANCA ROSSOUW

Morticia Addams

is excited to make her Zig debut and be part of The Zig family! Teanca is a graduate of the American Music and Dramatic Academy in LA. Notable stage credits include Dot (Sunday in the Park with George), Kate Monster (Avenue Q), and Baker’s Wife (Into the Woods). You can also find Teanca in the new community theatre web series, Places, premiering on YouTube this December. Thanks to my wonderful sweet boyfriend, family, friends, and Ghandi.

REBECCA STEPHENS

Madam Espionaja Addams

is thrilled to be part of The Addams Family with this amazing cast, crew and directors. Theatre has always been part of her life from local community shows to leads at Snow College. The Zig has helped this passion grow into pursuing a theatre degree. She'd like to thank her family and friends for support and listening to countless hours of practices.

KARALINE TAYLOR

Wednesday Addams

is excited and honored to be making her debut with The Zig. Most recently she was seen as Molly Aster in Peter and the Starcatcher and has enjoyed roles in numerous productions. Her family says she was born a performer, and they will never forget the day the preschool teacher expressed concern over Kara belting “All that Jazz” on the playground. Karaline would like to express huge thanks to The Zig for this opportunity. She would also like to thank all of her loved ones for their support, especially her Mom and Dad. Also, she is sorry that she can’t do the dishes, she has rehearsal.

MAXX TEUSCHER

Rodrigo Addams

is an actor, and tenor from Logan. He has been training as a singer since the age of 14, and has performed jazz and musical theatre since that time. Favorite roles include Radames in Aida, Harold Hill in The Music Man, Demetrius in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Agwe in Once On This Island. He is stoked to be a part of his first show with The Ziegfeld Theater. 

COLTON WARD

Lucas Beineke

is crazy excited to be performing in The Addams Family and to have such a stellar cast, crew, and production team. Colton holds a BA in Musical Theatre from WSU. Favorite roles include Peter Pan in Peter Pan, Cookie in Nice Work if You Can Get it, Patsy in Spamalot, Trinculo in The Tempest, Action in West Side Story, and many others. For a full resume check out his website at Coltonward.com. “You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.” – Robin Williams

LANDON WEEKS

Antione De La Marco Addams

is very excited to be cast in such a fun production. Past credits include Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls, Laurie in Little Women, and several past productions for The Zig. He would like to deeply thank those that have supported him in the arts, to whom he is eternal grateful.

EB MADSON

Director

is no stranger to The Zig. You may of seen him act in Young Frankenstein, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Little Shop of Horrors, You're a Good Man Charlie Brown, or A Fairly Potter.... He is an alumnus of the University of Utah and holds a master's in make believe from Ohio University.  He is super excited to be behind the scenes and direct for a change a pace. He'd love to thank his cast, crew, production team (particularly Becky Jean Knowles) for all their had work and dedication during this process. He'd also like to thank his family for all their love and support.

JAMIE BALAICH

Music Director

HEIDI POTTER HUNT

Choreographer

BECKY JEANNE KNOWLES

Stage Manager

is pleased to be a part of this production team. Usually seen onstage; Becky is thrilled to be taking a break from performing in order to stage manage and collaborate with director Eb Madson in this decadent taste of gothic nostalgia. Becky can also be seen at the Natural History Museum of Utah where she works as the public programs show manager/casting director/ actor. 

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