Synopses & Reviews
features the scripts for Neil LaBute's groundbreaking Directv project 10x10--a series of short films written and directed by LaBute based on ten compelling original monologues, five each for men and women. Also included are five short plays displaying the power and scope of Neil LaBute's creative vision. In , three white guys come up with a way to solve America's problems; in one young woman seduces another's boyfriend for an unexpected reason. features an actress and actor who spar about a past encounter that she, unnervingly, remembers much better than he does. , "a pleasingly astringent study in competitiveness and vanity" () has two actresses pulling out all the stops in a preaudition psych out; and in a father and his son's baseball coach strike a mutually beneficial deal. Rounding out the collection are two monologues commissioned as part of Centerstage's "My America" project.
Neil LaBute is one of America's most
About the Author
Neil LaBute's plays include bash, In a Forest, Dark and Deep, and Reasons to be Happy. His films include In the Company of Men, Your Friends and Neighbors, The Shape of Things, Obsession, Some Velvet Morning, and Dirty Weekend. He is a 2013 recipient of a Literature Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.