With acerbic and near-horror levels of fright, recent plays like “Fat Pig” and films like The Shape of Things approach the boiling point of hostility in the war between the sexes. Misogynist or provocative?
That’s the question that underlies most of LaBute’s career. I like to think of the writer as a sincere instigator. At the very least, LaBute is never boring.
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