DAVID CAUDLE is an alumnus of the Dorothy Strelsin New American Writers Group at Primary Stages, where he has developed several plays, including Downwrd Facing Debbie, Likeness, Leg Man, South Beach Rapture, Damsel and The Common Swallow, and most recently, the original musical Show People, with music composed by James Rubio.
His play Visiting Hours was named Best New Play of 2012 by the Times-Picayune for its premiere production by Rising Shiners theater company in New Orleans. Currently residing in New York, Mr. Caudle is a Miami native who often sets his plays in his hometown, or premieres them there. In Development and Likeness premiered at New Theatre in Miami in October '09 and September of '07. The Sunken Living Room, now published by Samuel French, also premiered at New Theatre as a co-production with Southern Rep in April '06, followed by an acclaimed New Orleans production at Southern Rep in Jan. '07.
David's one-act, Feet of Clay, is published in Samuel French's 29th Edition of Festival Plays. The short film version was directed by True Blood's Carrie Preston. Most recently, he has written the screen adaptation of Major Conflict: One Gay Man's Life in the Don't Ask, Don't Tell Military, by retired US Army Major Jeffrey McGowan.
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