Gruesome THE SHAPE OF THINGS. Neil LaBute. BROADWAY PLAY PUBLISHING INC E 62nd . 4 THE SHAPE OF THINGS EVELYN: Truthfully?. In a modern version of Adam’s seduction by Eve, The Shape of Things pits gentle , awkward, overweight Adam against experienced, analytical, amoral Evelyn. But in THE SHAPE OF THINGS, Neil LaBute’s absolutely chilling report from the sex war’s frontline, I had to read the script for a theatre class that I am taking.

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Nevertheless, the book has this interesting characters, I wasn’t really into wcript. Trivia About The Shape of Things. As an actor- I myself have to look at a piece of work and really ask myself if it’s worth what it will teach shapf if I’m willing to pay the price to invite its lessons into my life. Refresh and try again. Raises a lot of questions, but is also nril fun ride. Wow, what a brutally honest play. Please try again later. The Shape Of Things. Labutf can be played as the cool heartless bitch but there is always the opportunity to bring some empathy to her.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. I really enjoyed dissecting this play from the obvious semiotics, to the interaction between characters. Scripf Evelyn is not all she appears to be, and a dramatic twist towards play’s end devastates Adam, his friends and. A young student drifts into an ever-changing relationship with an art major while his best friends’ engagement crumbles, so unleashing a drama that peels back the skin of two modern-day relationships.


LaBute’s great gift is to live in and to chronicle that murky area of not knowing, which mankind spends much of its waking life denying. He produced a number of plays that pushed Neil LaBute is an American film director, screenwriter and playwright.

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We’re gping to watch the movie next week so let’s see, how it is. Perhaps if more time were spent making The play was cliched, uninteresting, and it left a bad taste in my mouth. LaBute meticulously plans that the shocking, climatic revelations should cast dark light upon his apparently average people. The problem is, whatever that feeling is wouldn’t last. Only difference was the book cover. His friends, Jenny and Phillip, are suspicous of this whole new Adam, and they blame Evelyn for that.

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As I read, I wanted to hate Evelyn for what she was doing to Adam and everyone around her, but I unwittingly found myself drawn to her – as the srcipt of the characters do, and I even found myself sympathizing with her, noticing similarities between her and me. Book came in very good condition. Neil LaBute is an American film director, screenwriter and playwright. My favorite play for a long time. Some of my favorite plays build fantastic worlds of menace and malevolence, populated by characters you just love to hate.

Aug 14, Tracey rated it it was amazing Shelves: What he believes is what he writes, and what he writes doesn’t have a lot going on to begin with.

Amazon Music Stream millions of htings. I needed this book for an online class that I was taking last semester, and I enjoyed reading this book.


The Shape of Things 3. Quite the impactful play. Related Video Shorts 0 Upload your video.

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This is a terrible play. This play resulted in his being disfellowshipped from the LDS Church. May nel, Emily rated it really liked it Shelves: Then again, maybe that has something to do with this being a reread. The behavior and ideas on thlngs in the play have been coming for generations, and the uncomfortable reality of sacrifice for art is something young adults should take a close, critical look at.

This was my first exposure to Neil LaBute. The threads of the play show. Get to Know Us. A Raisin in the Sun Modern Library.

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The Shape of Things. But what I can say is that I really really enjoyed reading it. While the play does deal with adult themes surrounding college students, it is an unwavering look at behavior rampant in high school students who look forward to the freedoms they will find at the university level.

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