Dogfight Auditions at Omaha Playhouse

Dogfight Auditions at Omaha Playhouse (6915 Cass St in Omaha, NE)

Auditions on August 24 and 25 at 7pm

Staged reading as part of Alternative Programming Series
Reading date: Jan. 25, 2016
Director: Ablan Roblin

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.
Male, 18-25 yrs old

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

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

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

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

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

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