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- Soft Skull Press 2010; US$ 14.95
Neil LaBute burst onto the American theater scene in 1989 with his controversial debut work Filthy Talk for Troubled Times . Set in a barroom in Anytown USA and populated by a series of everymen (and two beleaguered everywomen), this series of frank exchanges explores the innumerable varieties of American intolerance. A unique snapshot of the times,... more...
- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 14.57
It was so simple . . . just a few little bits in his diary, files that he kept in longhand with all his thoughts and wishes and dreams . . . Bobby thinks he's simply lending his sister a hand with clearing out her cottage in the forest. But it's a dark and stormy night and his sister has a secret. I know it can't be that bad, whatever was... more...
- Faber & Faber 2008; US$ 14.99
In Reasons to Be Pretty , Greg's tight-knit social circle is thrown into turmoil when his offhand remarks about a female coworker's pretty face and his own girlfriend Steph's lack thereof get back to Steph. But that's just the beginning. Greg's best buddy, Kent, and Kent's wife, Carly, also enter into the picture, and the emotional equation becomes... more...
- Faber & Faber 2006; US$ 14.99
Your career as a writer is blossoming, your beautiful, young fiancee is waiting to get married and rush off to Cancun by your side--so what is your natural reaction? Well, if you're a man, it's probably to get nervous and start calling up old girlfriends. And so begins a single man's odyssey through four hotel rooms as he flies across the country... more...
- Faber & Faber 2004; US$ 14.99
Neil LaBute is a critically acclaimed writer-director for both the stage and screen. His works include the plays The Distance from Here and bash: latterday plays and the films In the Company of Men , Your Friends and Neighbors , Nurse Betty , and Possession , as well as the play and film adaptation of The Shape of Things . more...
- Faber & Faber 2003; US$ 12.99
Set on September 12, 2001, The Mercy Seat continues Neil LaBute's unflinching fascination with the often-brutal realities of the war between the sexes. In a time of national tragedy, the world changes overnight. A man and a woman explore the choices now available to them in an existence different from the one they had lived just the day before.... more...
- Faber & Faber 2007; US$ 15.99
Can someone honestly love a person whom they have deceived for thirty years? This is the central question behind Wrecks , Neil LaBute's latest foray into the dark side of human nature. Meet Edward Carr: loving father, successful businessman, grieving widower. In this concise powerhouse of a play, LaBute limns the boundaries of love, exploring the... more...
- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 13.11
Neil LaBute was born in 1963 in Detroit, Michigan. He is the writer/director of the films In the Company of Men and Your Friends and Neighbors , and author of stage-plays including Bash , The Shape of Things (which he also adapted for the screen) and The Mercy Seat . He has also directed the feature films Nurse Betty , Possession (adapted... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 21.86
Neil LaBute received his Master of Fine Arts degree in dramatic writing from New York University and was the recipient of a literary fellowship to study at the Royal Court Theatre, London. He also attended the Sundance Institute's Playwrights Lab and is the Playwright-in- Residence with MCC Theatre in New York City. His films include In the... more...