Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

By Scott O'Brien

Directed by Meredith Wood

The Dinner Detective is the largest, award-winning, interactive comedic murder mystery dinner show in the United States. We are now running public and private shows in cities across the country every week. Our immensely popular shows are set in the present day. Unlike other murder mystery dinner shows, here you will find no cheesy costumes, no recited campy dialogue and no hokey song and dance. Our performers are dressed just like everyone else, leaving all of the guests to suspect who is a part of the show and who is not. In many instances, guests are seated with the performers and don't even realize it until they die...the performers, that is! Our Detectives proceed to interrogate everyone and find clues as more people die. At the end of the night, prizes are awarded to the Top Sleuth who solves the crime.

Produced by Dinner Detective Madison at DoubleTree By Hilton Madison, 525 W. Johnson St. Madison, WI 53703

Performances: October 8 - December 1, 2016

Performance Times:
Saturdays at 6pm

Ticket Prices: $59.95

Call 866-496-0535 for reservations or more information.

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Auditions will be held on the following days:


Those auditioning will be seen in a group on the date of their selection, either Friday 10/07 5pm-7pm or Saturday, 10/08 from 11am-1pm.
Those auditioning should expect to stay for 2 hours but could be released sooner.

- Actors 18+, for hire as company cast members.
- Shows are ongoing, most Saturday nights; only 9 company members are needed for one show.
- Actors are scheduled according to their availability, collected each month.
- Actors with improv experience are a plus.

- Interactive, Improv Murder Mystery Dinner Show set in modern day with no costumes and no serving required.
- Show performs Saturday nights and some weekdays subject to actor availability.
- Time commitment for regular shows is 4-6 hours including a pre-show rehearsal.
- No weekly rehearsals required, you rehearse only when you are scheduled to work.
- Weekly show location is at the Doubletree by Hilton Madison.
- Private shows booked all over the Madison area; travel stipends are often added.
- Casting rotates depending on actor availability, collected & scheduled on a 1 month basis.

2 hours, audition consisting of improv games.

Project Start Date:
- Please come to the audition prepared to give availability for the rest of 2016, so bring your booking calendar!

- Hard copy of headshot or recent picture, quality is not a concern provided we have something to remember you by.
- Resumes are also needed no matter your level of experience; all levels are welcome to audition.

Pay ranges from $40-$100 plus meal and tips, pending role. Roles rotate each show.

Please submit headshot via email to
Please make subject line:
"DD-Madison 10/07" or "DD-Madison 10/08"