Plays by Neil LaBute

audio The Money Shot

LA Theatre Works
Type: Audio

Desperate times call for desperate measures, and for aging Hollywood stars Karen and Steve that means agreeing to a shocking contractual clause. On the eve of a “climactic” day of shooting, they finally tell their significant others what’s to come. Starring (in alphabetical order): Ari Graynor as Missy Eric McCormack as Steve Amber Tamblyn as Bev Jennifer Westfeldt as Karen Written and directed by Neil LaBute and recorded before an audience. Sound Effects Artist, Jeff Gardner. Production Manager, Rick V. Moreno. Associate Producer, Anna Lyse Erikson. Recording Engineer, Sound Designer, Mixer and Editor, Mark Holden for The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood. Featuring: Ari Graynor, Eric McCormack, Amber Tamblyn, Jennifer Westfeldt.

audio Reasons to be Happy

LA Theatre Works
Type: Audio

In the sequel to "reasons to be pretty," Greg, Steph, Carly, and Kent return a little older, but not necessarily wiser. And don’t worry if you haven’t met them before – there’s more than enough humor and humanity to usher you into the second act of their lives.

Includes a backstage conversation with Neil LaBute and the cast.

An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast production featuring Jenna Fischer, Thomas Sadoski, Gia Crovatin, and Josh Stamberg.

Written and directed by Neil LaBute. Recorded by L.A. Theatre Works before a live audience.

Featuring: Gia Crovatin, Jenna Fischer, Thomas Sadoski, Josh Stamberg

audio reasons to be pretty

LA Theatre Works
Type: Audio

What does it mean to be pretty? Do you really need someone to validate

your appearance? Neil LaBute tackles our obsession with physical beauty

head-on in a work nominated for multiple Tony and Drama Desk Awards.

Our production, directed by the playwright, includes original Broadway cast member Thomas Sadoski, whose acclaimed performance also earned a

Tony nomination.

Includes a backstage conversation with Neil LaBute and the cast.

An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast production featuring Jenna Fischer, Thomas Sadoski, Gia Crovatin, and Josh Stamberg.

Written and directed by Neil LaBute. Recorded by L.A. Theatre Works before a live audience.

Featuring: Gia Crovatin, Jenna Fischer, Thomas Sadoski, Josh Stamberg

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.LaBute's plays include: bash: latter-day plays, The Shape of Things, The Mercy Seat, The Distance From Here, Autobahn, Fat Pig (Olivier Award nominated for Best Comedy), Some Girl(s), This Is How It Goes, Wrecks, Filthy Talk for Troubled Times, In a Dark Dark House, Reasons to Be Pretty (Tony Award nominated for Best Play) and The Break of Noon. In the spring of 2011 his play In a Forest, Dark and Deep premiered in London's West End. LaBute is also the author of Seconds of Pleasure, a collection of short fiction which was published by Grove Atlantic.His films include In the Company of Men (New York Critics' Circle Award for Best First Feature and the Filmmaker Trophy at the Sundance Film Festival), Your Friends and Neighbors, Nurse Betty, Possession, The Shape of Things, a film adaptation of his play of the same title, The Wicker Man, Lakeview Terrace and Death at a Funeral.