Neil LaBute is a dramatist, screenwriter, and film director from the United States. Seconds of Pleasure, Dirty Weekend, My America, Some Girl(s), Some Velvet Morning, Stars in Shorts, The Wicker Man, The Shape of Things, Possession, Your Friends & Neighbors, and In the Company of Men are among his film writing credits. His Broadway-produced drama, reasons to be gorgeous, debuted Off-Broadway and won the Broadway.com Audience and Favorite New Play Awards (Lyceum Theatre). The Money Shot, Reasons to be Happy, The Break of Noon, In a Dark Dark House, and Fat Pig (Lucille Lortel Theatre), Wrecks and This Is How It Goes (Anspacher Theater), The Distance From Here (Duke on 42nd Street), and The Mercy Seat (Acorn Theatre) are among the Off-Broadway plays. Helter Skelter (Gaslight Theater), In a Forest, Dark and Deep (Vaudeville Theatre), and Things We Said Today (Profiles Theatre) are among the regionally presented works.