Neil LaBute
(© Tristan Fuge)
Neil LaBute
(© Tristan Fuge)
St. Louis Actors' Studio has named its new theater festival after Tony-nominated playwright Neil LaBute. The annual event, dubbed "LaBute New Theater Festival" will be held at the Gaslight Theater, beginning July 5-28, 2013.

LaBute himself is scheduled to participate in the opening weekend activities, and a new piece from the playwright will be performed every night for the run of the festival.

The festival will also include eight additional plays: four to be performed in the first two weeks, four in the second two weeks.

Submissions for the inaugural festival will be accepted October 1 through December 31, 2012 and should be sent to LaBute New Theater Festival, 360 N Boyle, St. Louis, MO 63108.

For more information, visit www.stlas.org.