Play directory : Dogfight

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  • Author
    Benji Paesk and Justin Paul
  • Setting
  • Overview
    Based upon the film (screenplay by Bob Comfort), Dogfight, Set in 1960's San Fransisco, tells the story of Eddie Birdlace, a marine about to ship out to Vietnam.
    He and his friends hold a cruel competition, a 'dogfight' party, in which each man brings the ugliest date he can find to a party. Eddie finds Rose, a diner waitress whose idealism and compassion challenge him on the last evening before he ships out.
    When he returns, a broken man, to a changed America, he may finally be ready for the redemptive kindness Rose offers.