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11.18.2011 | | Posted at 11:57 AM

A Crisp Staged Reading by the new t heater company.

By Russ Bickerstaff
Fools For Tragedy held a reading to benefit the Hunger Task Force last night. I was expecting a good time—it was a talented cast involved in the reading. I wasn’t expecting to fully reappraise my overall impressions of Fat Pig. Neil LaBute is one of the more dynamic late boomer/early X-er American playwrights. In The Company of Men was kind of a sinister social comedy . . . The Shape of Thin...
Monday, May 12, 2008

Theater Review

Obesity and self-image are very serious issues in this country that rarely get directly addressed in contemporary drama. While Neil LaBute’s Fat Pig does very little to rectify this, these issues come to the center of a story so rarely that it ends up being very provocative. Renaissance Theaterworks ends its current season with the romantic drama, now through May 18.
Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Theater Preview

Playwright Neil LaBute first came to the attention of national audiences with 1993’s In the Company of Men, a successful play about a pair of misogynists looking to ruin the life of an innocent girl. Less than 10 years later, he turned the tables by telling the story of a female art student who makes a living work-of-art out