The "foolishly good-natured" Grandma Addams

Meet our Grandma Addams, Faith Kasparian! She has neither beard nor mole, but she's a wonderful Grandma nonetheless! Faith’s love of community theater began as a child, performing in productions directed by her Mom (who, coincidentally, directed for AFD)! Her favorite roles include Grandma Addams from "The Addams Family" (Theatre III, Acton); Doris MacAfee from "Bye Bye Birdie" (Colonial Chorus Players, Reading); Laurey from "Oklahoma" (Saxtons River Playhouse, Saxtons River, VT); the Fairy Godmother from "Cinderella" (The Arlington Players, Arlington, VA); and Yum-Yum from "The Mikado" (Little Theatre of Alexandria, Alexandria. VA), for which she was nominated for Best Lead Actress in a mus

We love Paul. Paul loves the moon. It's all good.

AFD is delighted to welcome back the uber-talented and super-nice powerhouse of Paul Alperin, who'll be bringing down the house as Fester in our upcoming production of "The Addams Family." He does a lot at AFD, from playing the cello to singing and dancing to helping build sets to participating in selecting plays. He previously appeared on-stage in "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" (William Barfée) and "Avenue Q" ("Brian"), and in the pit orchestras for "Violet," "The Light in the Piazza," and "Nine." A resident of Arlington, Paul has performed with several professional theater companies in Metro Boston as an actor and cellist, including SpeakEasy Stage Company ("Shakespeare In Lo

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