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Introducing a new summer season of 
contemporary works in the Cook Theatre!

The FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training is pleased to announce the inaugural season of DOG DAYS THEATRE premiering in the summer of 2017. This exciting new professional company is devoted to the production of modern plays perfectly suited to the dog days of summer. With a company made up of professional actors from the area and around the country along with students training at the Conservatory, and the highest quality directors and designers, DOG DAYS THEATRE promises to an exciting new part of the Sarasota arts community.


To receive the package rate for Dog Days Theatre, select a performance of Relatively Speaking and Double Indemnity. The new rate will be reflected in your cart.



July 11–July 30
Relatively Speaking
By Alan Ayckbourn
Directed by Brendon Fox

Greg and Ginny have only known each other for a month but are already
talking marriage. When Ginny goes to the house of her former lover in
order to retrieve some compromising letters, Greg also turns up thinking
he's visiting Ginny's parents. Confusion and hilarity ensue. This
beautifully crafted milestone of British theatre is an evening of pure


August 8–August 27
Double Indemnity
By James M. Cain
Directed by Greg Leaming

Adapted for the stage by David Pichette and R. Hamilton Wright
A guy. A dame. A scam. A corpse. They’re the standard ingredients of
the classic noir lms of the 30s and 40s and this steamy tale of love and
murder is the undisputed masterpiece. Insurance agent Walter Huff has
nosed around the business long enough to smell a scam, so when he meets
Phyllis Nirdlinger to talk about her husband’s insurance coverage, he
gets a perfumed whiff of trouble he can’t resist.