Dog Sees God

By Bert V. Royal

Directed by Jeremiah Gile & Zak Stowe

A dark and brutally honest twist to the well-known Peanuts comic strip, Dog Sees God centers around CB, a high school bully, who has to put down his beloved beagle after a rabid rampage. In his depression, CB unexpectedly connects with Beethoven, a childhood friend who has become the target of his groupís homophobic bullying. CB thinks heís found both a relationship and a means to rebel against his predictable doormat persona...but he may have to lose everything to gain peace of mind.

Produced by StageQ at Bartell Theater's Drury Stage, 113 E. Mifflin St. , Madison

Performances: October 4-19, 2019

Performance Times:
Fri, Oct 4 - 7:30pm
Sat, Oct 5 - 7:30pm

Thurs, Oct 10 - 7:30pm
Fri, Oct 11 - 7:30pm
Sat, Oct 12 - 7:30pm
Sun, Oct 13 - 2pm

Thurs, Oct 17 - 7:30pm
Fri, Oct 18 - 7:30pm
Sat, Oct 19 - 2pm

Ticket Prices: $20 General Admission $15 Students/Seniors

Call 608-661-9696 for reservations or more information.

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Auditions will be held on the following days:


Auditions will be held Monday and Tuesday, May 6th and 7th at 7pm at the Bartell Theatre on 113 E Mifflin, Madison, WI 53703

Auditions will consist of reading from provided sides from the show either alone or with other auditioners. Actors may bring resumes and headshots, though not required. No prior acting experience required.

Video Auditions:
If you are unable to attend auditions in person due to unalterable conflicts please email co-director Jeremiah Gile at for information about submitting a video audition.

CB (Charlie Brown) - male, 16-18, intelligent, introspective, and depressed, questioning everything in his life including the afterlife, his social status, and his sexuality.
CBíS SISTER (Sally) - female, 14-16, strong willed, opinionated, loud. Changes her persona and philosophy on life often.
VAN (Linus) - male, 16-18, cliched pothead, with a worldview to match, constantly pursuing CBís SISTER.
MATT (Pigpen) - male, 16-18, football jock, pathological germaphobe, sex-obsessed, homophobic, and the school bully. He is also CBís best friend.
BEETHOVEN (Schroeder) - male, 16-18, quiet, lonely, recluse. School outcast and target of Mattís homophobic bullying who takes solace in his piano, becomes romantically involved with CB.
TRICIA (Peppermint Patty) - female, 16-18, rude, loud, obnoxious, a party girl who thinks she is both pretty and popular.
MARCY (Marcie) - female, 16-18, equally rude, lout, and obnoxious, another party girl and Triciaís sidekick
VANíS SISTER (Lucy) - female, 18-20, sarcastic, frank, no filter, has been institutionalized for arson and assault.

Note: actors must be at least 16 to audition. If you are under 18, please email for an audition permission slip.

Rehearsal Dates and Location
First read through will be Sunday, August 25th, with rehearsals starting immediately after.