November 1963. Three young marines on the eve of their deployment to Vietnam set out for one final night of partying. In his efforts to win a cruel bet with his fellow recruits, Corporal Eddie Birdlace meets Rose, a vulnerable and idealistic waitress. After an inauspicious beginning, an awkward love story begins to unfold…
With music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul and book by Peter Duchan, Dogfight premiered off broadway in 2012 and had its European premiere at the Southwark Playhouse in London in 2014.
Between the Bars has been providing opportunities for showcasing new writing and performing talent in Cambridge since 2012. Productions in Cambridge and at the Edinburgh Fringe include Cubicle Four, I'll Be Seeing You, and Missed Connections. Between the Bars also produced the first UK amateur performance of the award winning musical Thrill Me, as well as the first performance of Lonely Hearts, a new chamber musical by local composer Geoff Page.
Between the Bars are delighted to be bringing this brilliant new musical to Cambridge audiences for the first time.