A Few Good Men

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Auditions
March 11 & 12, 2019 @ 7:00pm

Preview
May 2, 2019

Performances
May 3-5 & 10-12, 2019

Preview, Friday & Saturday @ 7:30pm • Sunday @ 2:30pm

A Few Good Men is a play by Aaron Sorkin, first produced on Broadway by David Brown in 1989. This Broadway hit about the trial of two Marines for complicity in the death of a fellow Marine at Guantanamo Bay sizzles on stage. The Navy lawyer, a callow young man more interested in softball games than the case, expects a plea bargain and a cover-up of what really happened. Prodded by a female member of his defense team, the lawyer eventually makes a valiant effort to defend his clients and, in so doing, puts the military mentality and the Marine code of honor on trial by uncovering a high-level conspiracy in the course of their defense.



Audition information:

All those auditioning are only required to attend one night of auditions to be considered for the show. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the show. All body types, ages, genders, and ethnicities are encouraged to audition. If you have any questions or have a conflict with both audition nights and require an early audition please contact either of the producers or the director (see contact information below.) Tune in live on Facebook for a Q&A/Info session from the show’s director (date tbd).

Characters (Please note that all descriptions of gender and age are merely suggestions.)

Lance Cpl. Harold W. Dawson (Male Age 18-22) – On Trial for the murder of Private William Santiago.
Dawson is a squad leader who has the utmost respect for military protocol and honor.

Pfc. Louden Downey (Male Age 18-22) – On trial for the murder of Private William Santiago. Downey isn’t
as quick on the uptake as Dawson, but looks up to and follows his squad leader. He believes completely
in the military ideals of honor and integrity.

Lt. j.g. Sam Weinberg (Male Age mid to late 20s) – A good friend of Daniel Kaffee’s. Sam is assigned as
assistant counsel and is often seen with Kaffee and Galloway. Sam is quick witted and wise cracking.

Lt. j.g. Daniel A. Kaffee (Male mid to late 20s) – A hot shot young lawyer with a reputation for settling
cases. At the start of the show he is self-centered and laissez faire with his approach to law. As he gets
more involved in this case, his priorities start to change.

Lt. Cmdr. Joanne Galloway (Female age Late 20s to mid-30s) – Galloway is extremely intelligent, and
sometimes gets into trouble for saying exactly what she thinks. She is a fierce defender of truth in law
and takes her assignment serious.

Capt. Isaac Whitaker (Male 40s) – Head of his JAG unit, Kaffe and Weinberg’s boss.

Capt. Matthew A. Markinson (Male 40s) – A captain stationed on Guantanamo Bay, under Colonel Jessep
who once worked with Dawson, Downey and Santiago. One of Jessep’s officer’s

Pfc. William T. Santiago (Male 18-22) – Young and struggling marine. Although dead at the onset of the
show appears in flashbacks.

Lt. Col. Nathan Jessep (Male Late 30’s-40’s) – Base Commander of Guantanamo Bay, set to be promoted
as a member of the Dept. of Defense. Old fashion military who believes in God, Country, Corps.

Lt. Jonathan James Kendrick (Male Age mid to late 30’s) – Commander of the Windward wall (the side of
the base where Santiago was stationed) on the Naval base in Guantanamo Bay. One of Jessep’s officers.

Lt. Jack Ross (Male Age mid to late 20s) – Prosecuting attorney, was in the same graduating class as
Kaffee.

Cpl. Jeffrey Howard (Male Age 18-22) – Platoon member with Santiago, Dawson, and Downey

Capt. Julius Randolph (Male Age 50s-60s) – Judge trying the murder case of Downey and Dawson

Cmdr. Walter Stone (Male Age 30-40) – Base physician

Marines, Sailors, M.P.’s, Lawyers, et al.

For further questions please contact:
Jeff Ready (Director) [email protected]
Ashleigh Feger (Producer) [email protected]
Eli Mundy (Producer) [email protected]


STAFF

Director – Jeff Ready
Producers – Ashleigh Feger & Eli Mundy