Upcoming Audition Information


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Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse & The Speakeasy are holding auditions for our fan-favorite,


Auditions will be held at

1 p.m • Sunday, June 26, 2022

at the theatre, 1828 3rd Ave.,
Rock Island


Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse and The Speakeasy are thrilled to be producing this cult classic for the 7th straight year in October!


Please bring a current headshot & resume and prepare 16-32 bars (or one verse and one chorus) of a pop/rock song. Singing a song from the show is highly encouraged! Bring sheet music properly marked as an accompanist will be provided. Be prepared to read from the script and possibly learn a short dance combination. Only those performers who have been fully vaccinated and boosted for COVID 19 will be considered.


Producer Brett Hitchcock and Director Tristan Tapscott are seeking local actors for the following roles:









NOTE: The roles of JANET, COLUMBIA and the NARRATOR have been cast.


Rehearsals will be begin Saturday, September 10th. Rehearsals will take place on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings and weekend afternoons. The exact schedule will be determines after casting. The entire cast won’t be called to each rehearsal and the staff will do their best work with understandably crazy lives! A private preview will be held October 20 with public performances taking place October 21, 22, 28, 29 at 7pm and 11pm and October 30 at 6pm. All roles in this professional production are paid. All performances of The Rocky Horror Show will be at The Speakeasy next door to Circa ‘21 in Downtown Rock Island.



Contact producer Brett Hitchcock with any questions or for further details.

Brett Hitchcock at bhitchcock@circa21.com


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Circa ’21 is accepting submissions
for its fall show



On a dark and stormy night, six unique guests, plus a butler and a maid, assemble for a dinner party at the home of Mr. Boddy.  When their host turns up dead, it is clear that no one is safe! Join the iconic oddballs known as Scarlet, Plum, White, Green, Peacock, and Mustard as they race to find the murderer in Boddy Manor before the body count stacks up. Based on the cult classic film and the popular board game, Clue is the madcap whodunit that will keep you guessing (and laughing) to the very end.

Cast Requirements

IMPORTANT NOTE: This show will be very fast paced and physically demanding for both cast and crew. Anyone wishing to audition should be willing and able to perform chase scenes, rapid position changes, intricate blocking, and minor stunts.


MR. BODDY — The charismatic host of the game, husband of Mrs. Peacock. Charismatic, handsome, playful host; 30s; soaring baritone/tenor.

MRS. PEACOCK — A black widow, socialite, and chair of Peacock Enterprises married to Mr. Boddy and cheating with Col. Mustard. She is suspected in the murder of five previous husbands. Acerbic, manipulative, sexy socialite; plays 40s; mezzo with belt

PROFESSOR PLUM — A super genius, author, and imposter whose family fortune was ruined by Mr. Boddy. Astute intellectual with a wry sense of humor; plays 30s-40s; baritone

MISS SCARLET — A former Las Vegas lounge performer and former lover of Mr. Green. Shrewd, very attractive vixen; 20s; wide vocal range with belt

COLONEL MUSTARD He fancies himself a triumphant war colonel and is having an affair with Mrs. Peacock. He is implicated in the death of Mr. Boddy’s parents and was married to Mr. Boddy’s mother after the death of her husband. Pompous, randy military man; plays 40s-50s; baritone

MRS. WHITE –  A fun-loving chief domestic of Boddy Manor; played by a man in the tradition of English pantomime and music hall.- fun-loving cockney maid, portrayed by a man; plays 40s-50s; wide vocal range

MR. GREEN — A con artist and entrepreneur, he is a former lover of Miss Scarlet’s and business partner of Mr. Boddy slick, handsome wheeler-dealer; 20s; baritone/tenor

DETECTIVE — She arrives to solve the mystery. Hard-nosed, snappy, humorous female; 30s; interesting singing voice

PIANO PLAYER – Excellent Accompanist.

Everyone interested in doing CLUE should decide what character(s) they want to be considered for and make their submissions appropriately. Include the appropriate opening monologue(s) and include 32 bars of a Broadway song. 


Only those performers who have been fully vaccinated and boosted for COVID 19, will be considered. ​

Production dates, including 2 weeks of rehearsals, are Sept. 1–Nov. 5, 2022. All roles in this professional production are paid.


Questions and submissions should be sent to

Denny Hitchcock at dpjh@circa21.com

no later than Saturday, May 7, 2022