Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, Book by Peter Duchan

Directed by Robby McGhee

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 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.

Produced by All In Productions at Next Act Theatre, 255 S. Water St. Milwaukee, WI 53204

Performances: September 11-19, 2015

Performance Times:
9/11 at 7:30PM
9/12 at 7:30PM
9/13 at 2:00PM
9/13 at 7:30PM
9/14 at 7:30PM
9/17 at 7:30PM
9/18 at 7:30PM
9/19 at 2:00PM
9/19 at 7:30PM

Ticket Prices: $20 student/senior, $25 general admission

Call 414-278-0765 for reservations or more information.

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Auditions will be held on the following days:


All In Productions will be holding open auditions for the MILWAUKEE PREMIERE of DOGFIGHT. For an audition, please email

Underground Collaborative, Grand Avenue Mall (Under TJ Maxx)

Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 11AM - 1PM
Sunday, June 14, 2015 2PM-3PM

DANCE CALL/CALLBACK - Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 3PM - 5PM

Please bring 18 - 32 bars of sheet music of any modern musical theatre genre.
Please come prepared with a headshot and resume.

Please be prepared to list any conflicts that may occur during the rehearsal process. Preliminary dates are listed below but are subject to change. A rehearsal calendar will be provided at the audition.

Video auditions will be accepted until June 12, 2015. Please prepare 18 - 32 bars of any modern musical theatre with a live accompanist and email your video to

Underground Collaborative
Saturday August 22 9AM-1PM (Music rehearsal)
Saturday August 29 9AM-1PM (Music rehearsal)
August 16-19th (Sun - Wed) 5:30-9PM
August 23-26 (Sun - Wed) 5:30-9PM
August 30-Sept 2 (Sun - Wed) 5:30-9PM

Next Act Theatre
Tech: September 8th-10th (Off 9/7 for Labor Day).
Production dates: September 11-14 and 17-19 7:30PM; with additional 2PM performances on Saturday 9/12 and Saturday 9/19.

All In Productions is casting for the following roles:

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.
Male, 18-25 yrs old
Range: A2 - A4

BERNSTEIN A Marine private first class and Birdlace's good friend. A bit nerdy and very inexperienced with the opposite sex.
Male, 18-25 yrs old
Range: B2 - B4

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.
Male, 18-25 yrs old
Range: B2 - B4

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.
Female, 18-21 yrs old
Range: G3 - E5

MARCY Boland's date for the dogfight. She is a nearly toothless and homely prostitute. Crass and brash, but sneaky and cunning.
Female, 25-35 yrs old
Range: F#3 - Eb5

MAMA The owner of the local diner. She is unamused by the Marines' antics and protective of her daughter, Rose.
Female, 40-50 yrs old
Speaking Role