MHS to present “The Addams Family” musical November 9 and 10


Marshalltown High School will present the fall musical “The Addams Family” at 7 p.m. on November 9 and 10 at the MHS/Community Auditorium. Pictured in front are from left, Matthew Waldon as Uncle Fester, Phoebe Osgood as Grandma, Eli Thiessen as Gomez Addams, Yatnia Hernandez as Morticia Adams, Trace Markle as Lurch, Alex Stansberry as Pugsley Addams and Kassie Wilkins as Wednesday Addams.

The Marshalltown High School drama department will present the fall musical “The Addams Family” at 7 p.m. on Friday, November 9 and Saturday, November 10 in the MHS/Community Auditorium.

The musical comedy centers on America’s darkest family and a secret the daughter Wednesday has as she has fallen in love. It is based on the popular television show from the 1960s.

The musical is led by directors Grant Gale and Amy Ose, while Brett Umthun directs the pit orchestra.

Lead roles include Eli Thiessen as Gomez Addams, Yatnia Hernandez as Morticia Addams, Matthew Waldon as Uncle Fester, Kassie Wilkins as Wednesday Addams, Phoebe Osgood as Grandma, Alex Stansberry as Pugsley Addams, Trace Markle as Lurch, Lexy Perez as Mal Beineke, Olivia Adams-Zmolek as Alice Beineke and Colin Jensen as Lucas Beineke.

Tickets are $5 and available at the door. Activity tickets honored.




Pit Orchestra


Gomez Addams Eli Thiessen
Morticia Addams Yatnia Hernandez
Uncle Fester Matthew Waldon
Wednesday Addams Kassie Wilkins
Grandma Phoebe Osgood
Pugsley Addams Alex Stansberry
Lurch Trace Markle
Mal Beineke Lexy Perez
Alice Beineke Olivia Adams-Zmolek
Lucas Beineke Colin Jensen
The Ancestors Jayden Avalos, Jurnee Barge, Sophie Blubaugh, Jordan Blue, Jovana Cordova, Kaylie Cox, Kyra Dobbins, Ann Ecklor, Alayna Hernandez,  Amanda Hoffman, Taylor Hoffman, Bethany Lawthers, Abby Murty, Mackenzie Moyer,

Kya Naughton, Taylor Naughton, Reena Pearson,

Mackenzie Peter, Freddy Ross, Aaron Seberger, Trinity Snow Snyder, Julian Spencer, Gage Stalzer, Olivia Stone,

Samara Torres, Emily Waldon, Stephanie Whitmore,

Sammuel Wilder, Ali Zamora

The Crew Ellie Draisey, Nyapukah Gatwech, Creighton Henley, Zyrus Jacobs

Rylena Hornberg, Keren Mayorga, Lisbeth Monge,

Alexis Ortiz, Kada Vaughn