The car and the confessional box have a great deal in common, and Neil LaBute riffs on the similarities in this cycle of unrelated playlets. Tron, GlasgowThis set of Neil LaBute six-handers is both a sinister statement of social atomisation and an acting masterclass, writes Mark. Autobahn: A Short-Play Cycle [Neil LaBute] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Sitting in an automobile was where I first remember.

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I definitely recommend doing multiple stories from it if you’re doing something small. That I identify hardcore with. There are no more than 2 characters in each one, and sometimes, one character does not even speak.

He produced a number of plays that pushed Neil LaBute is an American autoabhn director, screenwriter and playwright.

Having loved LaBute’s Bash so much, I had high hopes for this collection of short plays. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Hidden in the back seat of a sedan, I quickly realized how deep the chasm or intense the claustrophobia could be inside your average family car.

But I don’t have the guts. Maughan is by far the most watchable member of the four-strong cast. Stupid or silent is just about all of them.

Autobahn by Neil LaBute

So nothing happens, they just sit there and talk for ten minutes, but somehow it works. And yes, people can get kind of crazy a lot of the time, especially when stuck in a car and forced autobahm have a conversation that they don’t want to have.


Sep 08, Manny rated it liked it Shelves: Dec 18, Liz Bernardo rated it really liked it. As a result, the tiny stage is jammed for the curtain call, yet this is the only glimpse of spectacle in the show.

Autobahn A Short-Play Cycle

Jun 18, Derek Dewitt rated it liked it. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. I just saw a production of this, and unlike my fellow reviewer, who appreciated it’s depth and power, I and my friend who went with me, were pissed and aggravated at the excess that Autobahn represents. I’m a fan of all Neil Labute- this collection of his however, is probably some of my least favorite Glancing through it again, I’m reminded that I really did like one part of this scene.

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Autobahn: A Short Play Cycle

This play was disappointing. If you’re familiar with Neil Labute, he is very true to his own style here.

Because Labut feel like this scene should have been a fight instead of a silent treatment. I love that LaBute takes him time to let his characters speak about seemingly inane topics, or even words at times. She’s still– – You missed the turn. Jan 01, Ellesse Hargreaves rated it liked it Shelves: Autkbahn Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.


It bears much of his signature style, but the only two stand out plays in my opinion are the monologue in which a woman coming from rehab explains to her mother that she will go straight for drugs again once she’s home and a play where a couple nekl up to Lover’s Lane so the boyfriend can break up with the girlfriend, only to find that the girlfriend is a totally paranoid about being dumped up there, since it happened to her before and b slightly insane. Oct 08, Danielle rated it liked it.

Autobahn (play) – Wikipedia

The first is LaBute’s spare dialogue, which gives away just enough and no more, meaning you’re never certain you’ve come to the right conclusions, though invariably you have. The dialogue is masterful. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Each of these seven autobzhn vignettes explore the ethos of perception and relationship–from a make-out session gone awry to qutobahn kidnapping thinly disguised as a road trip, a reconnaissance mission involving the rescue of a Nintendo 64 to a daughter’s long ride home after her release from rehab.