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Fat Pig

Neil LaBute

Fat Pig by Neil LaBute not only critiques our slavish adherence to Hollywood ideals of beauty, but boldly questions our own ability to change what we dislike about ourselves.

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Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571228249
Date Published
05.06.2008
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Summary

‘Cow.’ ‘Slob.’ ‘Pig.’ How many insults can you hear before you have to stand up and defend the woman you love? Tom faces just that question when he falls for Helen, a bright, funny, sexy young woman who happens to be plus-sized – and then some. Forced to explain his new relationship to his shallow (although shockingly funny) friends, finally Tom comes to terms with his own preconceptions of the importance of conventional good looks. Neil LaBute’s sharply drawn play not only critiques our slavish adherence to Hollywood ideals of beauty but boldly questions our own ability to change what we dislike about ourselves.

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Neil LaBute received his Master of Fine Arts degree in dramatic writing from New York University and was the recipient of a literary fellowship to study at the Royal Court Theatre, London. He also attended the Sundance Institute’s Playwrights Lab and is the Playwright-in- Residence with MCC Theatre in New York City. LaBute’s plays include: bash: latter-day plays, The Shape…

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