Neil Labute



I love Neil LaBute’s The Shape of Things. It was one of the first shows I’d ever seen for review. (That was just over a decade ago. It was a Renaissance Theaterworks staging.) That production was in Next Act’s old space. Subsequently I’ve seen it .. more

Feb 5, 2015 11:00 AM Theater

 What’sthe “best” film ever? It’s a futile game but fun to play, especially when theparticipants are filmmakers. In his book, The Best Film You’ve Never Seen (Chicago Review Press), Chicago Sun-Times editor Robert K. Elder puts a spe.. more

Aug 10, 2013 12:35 PM I Hate Hollywood

Fools For Tragedy held a reading to benefit the Hunger Task Force last night. I was expecting a good timeit 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.. more

Nov 18, 2011 4:57 PM Theater

For three days, the crowd at the Harley-Davidson Museum will be more colorful than usual as the venue hosts the Beer City Tattoo Convention. Highlights include daily tattoo contests, seminars on microdermals, displays from area artists and more

Jun 11, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

The Revolution of 1979 sawtwo different cultures clash violently. Overnight women’s A PersianGarden ,Art more

Jan 12, 2010 12:00 AM Visual Arts

The California ’66 Revue tour hoped to reunite three icons of 1960s rock, but got off to a rough start when headliners The Electric Prunes abruptly pulled out. The tour will continue without them, though, with Love (or what’s left of Love) ... more

Aug 11, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

 PlaywrightNeil LaBute first came to the attention of national audiences with 1993&r In the Company of Men ,Theater more

Apr 22, 2008 12:00 AM Theater