Neil LaBute Overview

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Born: March 19, 1963

A native of Spokane, Washington, Neil LaBute and his friends acted in their high school's productions of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown and Arsenic and Old Lace. Partly out of boredom and frustration, and also fueled by a steady diet of films from being an usher at a cinema, LaBute began writing plays that would "speak" to him and his pals. Attending Brigham Young University, he developed a taste for the politically incorrect. One of his earliest college plays, Bash, began with a... See All

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