The car and the confessional box have a great deal in common, and Neil LaBute riffs on the similarities in this cycle of unrelated playlets. Tron, GlasgowThis set of Neil LaBute six-handers is both a sinister statement of social atomisation and an acting masterclass, writes Mark. Autobahn: A Short-Play Cycle [Neil LaBute] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Sitting in an automobile was where I first remember.

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And yes, people can get kind of crazy a lot of the time, especially when stuck in a car and forced to have a conversation that they don’t want to have. I have liked his works and notice when he is active. And like a subplicant I and my friend went to see this The first is LaBute’s spare dialogue, which gives away just enough and no more, meaning you’re never certain you’ve come to the right conclusions, though invariably you have.

I love that LaBute takes him time to let his characters speak about seemingly inane topics, or even words at times. Please see individual entries for synopses. Customers who bought this item also bought. It was upsetting, yes.


Autobahn review – Neil LaBute’s playlet cycle gets under your skin

A Man For All Seasons. One star for the scene Bench Seat with possible half credit going to the actors and an occaisonal laugh. So, yeah, Autobahnso I was wondering if I’d even stay awake.

Which is a cool mechanic that I’ve never thought of before. In Neik, a young woman being picked up from rehab announces autpbahn imminent relapse. Read more Read less. This story could have had weight. With some parts cross-cast to reveal intriguing gender possibilities, each dazzling performance seems to outshine the last. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. I guess because the woman was so on the surface and had this uncomfortable levity to her.

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How to Fight Loneliness: Mostly because I had gotten my hopes up for it. Books by Neil LaBute. Of course, seeing them acted would llabute that, but the text alone wasn’t doing any favors.

But still, worth reading and considering. Winston Duke has had quite a year. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. And I just feel that such a better topic could have been chosen for the last one than So nothing happens, they labutf sit there and talk for ten minutes, but somehow it works.


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Jenny rated it liked it Feb 16, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. From the back cover, I thought that I would be reading very different stories with very different and c This play was disappointing.

The Shape Of Things. As a result, the tiny stage is jammed for the curtain call, yet this is the only glimpse of spectacle in the show.

And man, was it dramatic. Which, again, I didn’t appreciate. Aug 04, Anjum Choudhury rated it liked it Shelves: It is disturbing how normal and not creepy the scene was. This play resulted in his being disfellowshipped from the LDS Church.