“Curtains” is a musical parody of 1950s “whodunnit” theater mysteries, where a lone detective, Lieutenant Frank Cioffi, investigates a series of murders that take place place behind the scenes of a fictional 1950s cowboy musical, “Robbin’ Hood.” The cast of “Robbin’ Hood” is forced to stay inside the theater while Boston police detective Frank Cioffi unravels the mystery, getting involved with the show and falling in love with ingenue Niki Harris in the process.
“Curtains” will be directed by Denise Gull and choreographed by Kassidy Gull.
WHEN: April 4 and 6 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (callbacks April 8 by invitation only)
WHERE: old West Jordan Library (1970 W. 7800 S.)
WHO: Men and women 16 years old and up (no children). 16- and 17-year-old auditioners will be considered but must look older.
HOW: Come prepared to sing 16 bars of an upbeat Broadway-style song (pianist provided), dance, and possibly to do cold readings from the script. Bring a theater resume and headshot if possible.
Performances will be June 22, 23, 24 (matinee), 24, 26, 29, 30, July 1 at the Midvale Performing Arts Center (695 W Center Street, Midvale).
See backstageutah.com for character list.