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Audition Information

DOGFIGHT

Auditions

Sunday, February 23 6:30 PM to 9 PM

Monday, February 24 6:30 PM to 9 PM

Registration begins at 6:00 PM

Callbacks will be Wednesday, February 26 if needed


Directed by Rachel Jones
 

Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul

Book by Peter Duchan 

Based on the Warner Bros. Film and Screenplay by Bob Comfort

Auditions are open to individuals 18 and up

Audition requirements

Prepare a song under 2 minutes (similar to, but not from, the show’s score), bring sheet music or recorded accompaniment

No monologue is required, but actors maybe asked to read from the script, and should dress comfortably (for movement, if requested)

Auditions Sunday, February 23, and Monday, February 24, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Auditionees should be prepared to stay for entire audition time, if asked

The hauntingly beautiful musical, Dogfight, by Pasek and Paul (Edges, James and the Giant Peach, A Christmas Story) and Peter Duchan, was praised by countless critics and nominated for numerous awards, winning the Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical. Based on the 1991 Warner Brothers film, Dogfight takes audiences on a romantic and heartbreaking theatrical journey that stays with you long after the performance.

It's November 21, 1963. On the eve of their deployment to a small but growing conflict in Southeast Asia, three young Marines set out for one final boys' night of debauchery, partying and maybe a little trouble. But, when Corporal Eddie Birdlace meets Rose, an awkward and idealistic waitress whom he enlists to win a cruel bet with his fellow recruits, she rewrites the rules of the game and teaches him the power of love and compassion.

Casting
Character Breakdown

Eddie Birdlace

A Marine private first class. He is well respected and a natural leader amongst his comrades. Initially a hothead; a cocky smooth talker. He eventually sheds his brash exterior when he falls for Rose.

Gender: Male

Age: 18 to 25

Vocal range top: A4

Vocal range bottom: A2

 

Rose Fenny

A diner waitress who dreams of life as a musician. She is a naturally shy girl, naive of the world around her. Becomes smitten with Birdlace and discovers a lot about her self-respect and confidence along the way.

Gender: Female

Age: 18 to 21

Vocal range top: E5

Vocal range bottom: G3

  

Bernstein

A Marine private first class and Birdlace's good friend. A bit nerdy and very inexperienced with the opposite sex.

Gender: Male

Age: 18 to 25

Vocal range top: B4

Vocal range bottom: B2

  

Boland

A Marine private first class and Birdlace's closest friend. A poor Southern cad, he is the most vocal supporter of the dogfight and fairly crude in his behavior and language.

Gender: Male

Age: 18 to 25

Vocal range top: B4

Vocal range bottom: B2

 

Marcy

Boland's date for the dogfight. She is a nearly toothless and homely prostitute. Crass and brash, but sneaky and cunning.

Gender: Female

Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: Eb5

Vocal range bottom: F#3

 

Mama

The owner of the local diner. She is unamused by the Marines' antics and protective of her daughter, Rose.

Gender: Female

Age: 40 to 50

 

Ensemble:

Marines (Sergeant, Gibbs, Fector, Stevens), Bus Passengers, Singers, Hippies