Los Angeles Premiere
The Shape of Things
by Neil LaBute
Directed by Dámaso Rodriguez
January 21-February 20
EXTENDED through February 26!!!

photos by anthony masters

socially awkward adam meets sophisticated art student evelyn. new clothes, new hair and a whole new routine. he’s only gotten more interesting, more desirable. it’s a life change. really...

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"Clever plotting, a fine cast and LaBute's cutting, corrosive wit are all assets in the Pasadena Playhouse Balcony Theater's L.A. premiere..."

"entertainingly horrifying..."

"Discussions about what constitutes art are neatly interwoven into the overall tapestry, and Melissa Teoh's flexible, panel-moving scenic design keeps the sequences from feeling episodic. One by one, every detail -- including Christie Wright's resourceful lighting -- is firmly in place."

Los Angeles Times

"LaBute premiere hits home"

"In its Los Angeles County premiere,
this icily effective Furious Theatre mounting hides
sober motives behind a hip, cynical facade."

"The sharp players sculpt the abrasive idiom
with clinical precision."

LA Weekly

"Director Dámaso Rodriguez and the Furious Theatre Company have mounted an impressive L.A. premiere of this fable about art and free will..."

LA Daily News
"’…blisteringly good entertainment.”

"Love 'em or hate 'em, LaBute's plays have a fascination and there's nothing subjective about that.”

Back Stage West
"The cast of four nails LaBute's icy dialogue..."
"this execution gets the most out of the material."

Distinction Magazine
"Top 8 Things To Do In January"

Sunset Magazine
"Best of Pasadena"

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