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Julya M. Mirro and Allan Maule star in "Fat Pig"

“Fat Pig” Is an Offbeat Romantic Comedy

The Free Association Theatre Ensemble will present “Fat Pig,” an offbeat romantic comedy by Detroit, MI-born 48-year-old playwright, screenwriter, and film director Neil LaBute, on Sept. 9-24 in FATE’s storefront performance space in the Harrison Pointe Shopping Center in Cary, NC.

"The Mercy Seat" by Neil LaBute is set in the aftermath of 9/11

Benji Jones and Eric Morales Are Terrific in “The Mercy Seat” by Neil LaBute

Even with Sexual Harassment in the Workplace as the unacknowledged elephant in the room, “The Mercy Seat” is a tasty dramatic onion that Benji Taylor Jones and Eric Morales peel brilliantly, layer by layer, under the sure-handed guidance of director Sean A. Brosnahan.

"The Mercy Seat" by Neil LaBute is set in the aftermath of 9/11

REP Stages Neil LaBute’s 9/11 Play, “The Mercy Seat”

“‘The Mercy Seat’ is a play I’ve long wanted to get my hands on, in any capacity, really,” confesses director Sean A. Brosnahan. “The opportunity to attack this script as a director … has been a thrilling opportunity for me.”