CURTAINS - Waukesha Civic Theatre Non Equity Auditions

Posted: January 12, 2014
Audition Location: Waukesha, WI

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Rupert Holmes and Peter Stone


Open auditions for the roles listed below in the Waukesha Civic Theatre’s production of Curtains will be held on Thursday, January 16th at 7 pm.


 No appointment is necessary. Auditions will be held at the Waukesha Civic Theatre Building at 264 West Main Street, Waukesha.  Those auditioning should bring one song and be prepared to read from the script.  If you will not arrive at auditions until 8:30 or later, please contact the theatre so the director can be informed.


When the famous but talentless Jessica Crenshaw is murdered on stage at the opening of her new musical, the cast and crew find themselves investigated by a theater-loving detective. This new musical comedy from John Kander, Fred Ebb, and Rupert Holmes features deceit, murder, and plenty of song and dance.


Open Roles:

Lieutenant Frank Cioffi: (40s) Local Boston detective who is also a musical theatre aficionado. Aside from being exceptionally good at his job, he has also aspired to be a musical theatre performer his entire life. He falls in love with Niki.

Niki Harris: (20s-early 30s) Pretty, naïve ingénue. Niki is a chorus girl/understudy in the chorus of the show-within-the-show during its Boston tryout. She aspires to make it as a performer on Broadway. She meets and falls in love with Dt. Frank Cioffi, who is investigating a murder at the theatre. Actress must have legit Soprano and good comic timing.

Aaron Fox: (40s) The composer of the show-within-the-show. His songwriting partner, Georgia, is also his wife from whom he’s separated. He’s a sexy, charming, ladies man.

Daryl Grady: (30s) A Theatre critic for the local Boston newspaper, he enjoys using the power he has to make or break shows during their out of town tryouts.

Sasha Iljinsky: The show’s pit conductor. He/She sings the opening song in Act II and leads the orchestra.


Curtains will run March 14-30, 2014, at WCT.  Meghan Randolph is directing. For more information, call the Waukesha Civic Theatre Business Office at 262-547-4911 or visit our web site at for updated information.

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