Dogfight

3rd–5th December 2015, The Pegg Theatre

 

Rehearsals have been gearing up for this years’ incredible Winter Music Theatre Bristol performance of Pasek and Paul’s, ‘DOGFIGHT’, rarely performed in the UK, performed here in the Pegg Theatre. You will be transported to 1963 San Francisco on the eve of the ‘Dogfight’ and Eddie Birdlace’s and his fellow marines last night of freedom before going off to fight in the Vietnam War. Whilst on the hunt to find the ugliest date to take to the fight, Eddie Birdlace meets Rose Fenny, a quiet yet assured aspiring musician, who forces Eddie to question his beliefs, leading both of them on a journey of unexpected self-discovery. With a beautiful score of country/60’s vibe music, including songs such as ‘Pretty Funny’ and ‘Hey Good Lookin’, this intimate piece of story telling will keep you enthralled with its touching tale throughout.
Cast

Eddie Birdlace - Jack Reitman
Rose - Rachel Clements
Bernstein - Ben Skingsley
Boland - Stephen Roberts
Marcy - Silvie Briggs 
Stevens - Alex Stephenson
Gibbs - Joe Pickin
Mama - Harriet Wells
Ruth Two Bears - Elle Illingworth
Lounge Singer - Matthew Belsey
Pete/Sergeant/Drag Queen/Patron/Waiter/Big Tony - Joe Kelly
Peggy/Suzette - Beatrice Born 

Production

Director - Hope Cotterill
Assistant Director - Hannah Wisher
Producer - Guy Barlow
Musical Director - Harry Haden-Brown
Choreographer - Becky Smith
Costume Designer - Daisy Blower

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