Articles on ‘Neil LaBute’

Midsumma: Standing on Ceremony

Standing on Ceremony: the gay marriage plays is an American series of nine short plays about marriage. No one coming along to see it needs convincing about marriage equality, which leaves it as a celebration of love that’s as funny, frustrating and heart breaking as any relationship. With live music from David Ellis, Laura Burzcott and… Read more.

Win tickets to The Shape Of Things, Melbourne

AussieTheatre has two double passes to give away to Neil LaBute’s The Shape Of Things presented by RoundSquare Productions in Melbourne. Performed by Josh Blau, Emily Wheaton, Nick Brien and Steph Lillis, The Shape Of Things is a powerful play which bluntly asks; “How far would you go for love? What would you be willing to… Read more.

Fat Pig

Neil LaBute is known for his contemporary insight into relationships, providing a particularly derisive and often abhorrent view of how humans interact when it comes to relationships.  Each of his pieces are funny, emotional and often give you a slap in the face that you weren’t expecting. Fat Pig does not hold back in its observations of… Read more.

Neil LaBute’s Reasons to be Pretty makes its Australian debut

Neil LaBute’s Tony Award nominated play Reasons to be Prettyis set to make its Australian premiere at Darlinghurst Theatre next month. Reasons to be Pretty is the third play in a thematic trilogy by LaBute that’s concerned with society’s obsession with looks. Following Sydney successes The Shape of Things and Fat Pig (both STC productions)… Read more.