The Shape of Things: Neil LaBute's Incisive Play at The Factory Theatre
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Stuck in Big Ugly, West Virginia, Eudora has dreams of leaving the town for good. In the meantime, she's been tasked with running her family's arcade while her father hits the bottle and her wealthy cousin Luann loafs around all day. Fortune seems to arrive when a mysterious stranger comes to town, taking a keen interest in a rare fortune-telling machine at the arcade. His offer thrills Eudora, and she sees a chance to escape her small town life -- but her family has other plans in store and won't let her leave without putting up a fight. Learn More
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Very professional and provoking depiction of LaBute's deep, dark, mostly truthful, if a bit slanted mirror of today's life. Very compelling subject matter---the nature of art and gender roles---very thoughtfully and 'artfully' presented. Don't...continued
Adam is nothing special, simply drifting through life—until he meets Evelyn, a charismatic student of art who knows exactly who she is, and what she wants. Through Adam and Evelyn’s relationship, Tony-nominated playwright Neil LaBute examines issues of identity, romance, and art, posing the question: How far would you go for the one you love?