The Distance From Here

Darrell and Tim, both seventeen years old, are wasting away their lives. They spend their time checking out the monkeys at the local zoo, hanging out at the mall, and smoking cigarettes in their high school parking lot. Occasionally they even attend class, and, after school, Tim reports in to his menial job at a nearby Chinese take-out joint. When the two of them clash--in a high-stakes confrontation also involving Darrell's on-again, off-again girlfriend Jenn--their battle climaxes in a horrifying act that will leave all of them scarred forever.
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Things We Said Today

Things We Said Today features the scripts for Neil LaBute's groundbreaking Directv project - a series of short films written and directed by LaBute based on ten compelling original monologues, five each for men and women. Also included are five short plays displaying the power and scope of Neil LaBute's creative vision. In Pick One, three white guys come up with a way to solve America's problems; in The Possible one young woman seduces another's boyfriend for an unexpected reason. Call Back features an actress and actor who spar about a past encounter that she, unnervingly, remembers much better than he does. Good Luck (In Farsi), a pleasingly astringent study in competitiveness and vanity (The New York Times) has two actresses pulling out all the stops in a preaudition psych out; and in Squeeze Play a father and his son's baseball coach strike a mutually beneficial deal. Rounding out the collection are two monologues commissioned as part of Centerstage's My America project.
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