DOGFIGHT - Foxhole Hollywood Non Equity Auditions

Posted: December 17, 2019
Audition Location: Hollywood , CA

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From the writers of La La Land, The Greatest Showman and Dear Evan HansenDogfight is a musical about three young Marines who set out for one final boys' night of debauchery. But, when Corporal Eddie Birdlace meets Rose, an awkward waitress whom he enlists to win a cruel bet, she rewrites the rules of the game and teaches him the power of compassion. 

For Dogfight, we are casting male and female actors ages 18-40 for all roles except Eddie Birdlace (precast). Please prepare 32 bars of a song from the show. Bring sheet music. An accompanist will be provided, no acapella or backing tracks. Please bring headshot and resume if available as well as list of possible rehearsal conflicts. Some auditionees may be asked to do a reading from the script.

CHARACTER LIST - 

ROSE FENNY (Lead): Female, 18-21; 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. Ability to play acoustic guitar, a plus. Range: G3–E5.

BERNSTEIN (Supporting): Male, 18-25; a Marine private first class from Cleveland, OH, and Birdlace’s good friend. A bit nerdy and very inexperienced with the opposite sex. Range: B2–B4.

BOLAN (Supporting): Male, 18-25; a Marine private first class from the south 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. Range: B2–B4.

MARCY (Supporting): Female, 25-35; Boland’s date for the dogfight. She is a nearly toothless and homely prostitute. Crass and brash, but sneaky and cunning. Strong belt a plus. Range: F#3–Eb5.

PETE / LOUNGE SINGER / SERGEANT / DRAG QUEEN (Supporting): Male, 40-50; smooth, clever and charming. The Lounge Singer has a crooner’s voice. Pete is a bus passenger and the Sergeant is the leader of the soldier’s platoon. Can also double as diner patron, waiter and Big Tony.

FECTOR/ENSEMBLE (Chorus / Ensemble): Male, 18-25; U.S. Marine private, cocky. Not too terribly bright.

STEVENS/ENSEMBLE (Chorus / Ensemble): Male, 18-25; a Marine private first class. Cocky and rude.

GIBBS / ENSEMBLE (Chorus / Ensemble): Male, 18-25; a Marine private first class, Midwestern. Doubles as Steven's Party Date in drag.

MAMA / ENSEMBLE (Chorus / Ensemble): Female, 40-50; the owner of the local diner. She is not amused by the Marines’ antics and protective of her daughter, Rose. Speaking Role. Doubles as Fector's party date.

MALE ENSEMBLE (Chorus / Ensemble): Male, 18-45; to play Big Tony, Waiter, bus passengers, atmosphere and others.

FEMALE ENSEMBLE (Chorus / Ensemble): Female, 18-35; to play Ruth Two Bears, Peggy, Chippy, Fector’s date, Gibbs' date, restaurant guests, bus passengers, hippies, atmosphere and others.

PLEASE EMAIL DOGFIGHT@EASTEND-ENTERTAINMENT FOR AN AUDITION SLOT. NON EQUITY. 

Auditionees without an appointment will be seen as time allows. Video auditions are accepted for those unable to attend on the scheduled dates.

Dogfight will play May 1st through May 9th, 2020. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8PM. All tickets are $30. Performances are at Foxhole Hollywood in Hollywood, California. 

Dogfight tickets are available at https://universe.com/events/dogfight-tickets-SZ5BW0.

Dogfight is presented through special arrangement with Musical Theater International All authorized performance materials also provided by MTI 421 W. 54 th St, New York, New York 10019 Phone 212-541-4684 Fax 212-397-4584 www.MTIShows.com.

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