The Dinner Detective - Madison

The Dinner Detective is America’s LARGEST murder mystery dinner show, with over 75 locations nationwide! Our shows are set in the present day and take place in real time. We perform at the DoubleTree by Hilton Madison East, with possible private shows booked off site.

Produced by Dinner Detective Madison at DoubleTree by Madison East, 4402 E. Washington Ave. Madison, WI

Performances: Ongoing

Performance Times:
Most performances are Saturday Evenings at 6:00 PM. Additional private shows can be any day/time.

Ticket Prices: $61.95++

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

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Auditions will be held on the following days:


This is an ongoing run. Most shows take place on Saturday nights. Rehearsal is from 4:00 - 5:45 PM, and the show is from 6:00 - 9:00 PM. Pre-show rehearsals are for that night’s cast only. You will not work every show; we can accommodate most schedules

Roles are open to all actors, improvisers, and performers 18 and older. You must be comfortable interacting with audience members in semi-scripted situations. You will be expected to blend in with the audience during the show. Actors receive compensation of $40 - $100 per show depending on role, plus performer gratuity and dinner. Actors are scheduled according to their availability, collected each month.

Audition will take place at 6:00 PM on Thursday, April 21, 2022 in East Madison and will consist of improv games, performing scenes and exercises, and talking as a group. No need to prepare a monologue/scene in advance; audition is completely improvised. Those auditioning should be prepared to stay for 2 hours, but could be released earlier. No callbacks.

To submit:
Please submit headshot and resume via email to
and make subject line "DD-Madison Audition". A producer will then email you directly with further directions.