Dog Days Theatre Continues with DOUBLE INDEMNITY on 8/8

Broadway World - FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training's inaugural season of Dog Days Theatre continues with DOUBLE INDEMNITY, David Pichette and R. Hamilton Wright's stage adaptation of James M. Cain's titillating crime novel that inspired the groundbreaking Academy Award-nominated film noir of the same name.

JESSE JOU (Co-Director, Double Indemnity) is thrilled to return to Sarasota where he directed The Drunken City by Adam Bock and How I Learned to Drive by Paula Vogel (both with FSU/Asolo Conservatory). He works primarily on new and contemporary plays. He is an alumnus of the Cherry Lane Mentor Project; the Drama League's Directors Project; the Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab; and The Civilians R&D Group. Jesse graduated from the Yale School of Drama and teaches at Texas Tech University.

Greg Leaming (Producer; Director, Double Indemnity) Asolo Rep: Ah, Wilderness!, Good People, Other Desert Cities, The Game's Afoot, Boeing Boeing, Hearts, The Imaginary Invalid, The Play's the Thing, Men of Tortuga, Anything to Declare?. Banyan Theatre: Fat Pig and Mrs. Warren's Profession; FSU/Asolo Conservatory: Book of Days, The Actor's Nightmare/The Real Inspector Hound, The Water Engine, The School for Lies, Twelfth Night, Cloud Nine, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Pericles, Blue Window, Murder by Poe and The Mystery Plays. His translations/adaptations include: The Patsy and A Flea in Her Ear, from Feydeau; Anything to Declare? from Hennekin and Veber; and The Italian Straw Hat from Eugene Labiche. Twelve years as director of FSU/Asolo Conservatory and Associate Director of Asolo Repertory Theatre. His work has been seen at many theatres around the country, including Portland Stage Company, Hartford Stage Company, Long Wharf Theatre, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Merrimack Rep, Stamford Theatre Center, Contemporary American Theater Festival, Philadelphia Drama Guild, Clarence Brown Theatre Company, Stage West, Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, Shakespeare Sedona, and Southwest Shakespeare.

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