Neil LaBute is an American film director, screenwriter, and playwright. Film writing credits include The Geography of Hope, 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.
His Broadway produced play, reasons to be pretty, premiered Off-Broadway, winning Broadway.com Audience and Favorite New Play Awards (Lyceum Theatre). Off-Broadway productions include The Way We Get By (2econd Stage 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). Regionally produced works include Helter Skelter (Gaslight Theater), In a Forest, Dark and Deep (Vaudeville Theatre), and Things We Said Today (Profiles Theatre).