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Reasons to Be Happy

Neil LaBute

Neil LaBute’s romantic comedy Reasons to be Happy has its UK premiere at Hampstead Theatre, London, in March 2016.

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Paperback
ISBN
9780571331765
Date Published
17.03.2016
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Summary

Three years after a difficult breakup, Steph and Greg are wondering if they can start over again. The trouble is, she’s married someone else and he’s started a relationship with her best friend Carly. Meanwhile, Carly’s ex-husband Kent wants her back, and even more so when he hears about her new romance with his best friend Greg. As emotions run high, all four find themselves entangled in a web of hidden agendas and half-truths in their pursuit of a happy life.

A companion piece to the acclaimed Reasons to Be Pretty, Neil LaBute’s Reasons to Be Happy received its UK premiere at Hampstead Theatre, London, in March 2016.

Critic Reviews

Richly entertaining...a snap survey of American masculinity in crisis.

Daily Telegraph
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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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