— A new musical from Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, based on the 1991 film of the same name.
|Preview||jun 27, 2012|
|Opening||jul 16, 2012|
|Closing||aug 19, 2012|
2hrs, 10mins. (1 Intermission)
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Set on November 21, 1963, Dogfight follows three young Marines on the eve of their deployment to a small but growing conflict in Southeast Asia. The trio sets out for one last boys’ night of debauchery, partying, and maybe a little trouble. When Corporal Eddie Birdlace meets Rose, an awkward and idealistic waitress, he enlists to win a cruel bet with his fellow recruits. Rose however rewrites the rules of the game and teaches him the power of compassion.
What is Dogfight like?
Dogfight is a much like Eddie Birdlace himself. One the one hand, he’s full of the aggressive energy that is part of a pack of young men wrapped up in sex and war and drunk on their own importance. On the other, he’s attracted to the ...