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LaBute, Koenigsberg set for ‘Shorts’

Eight world-premiere one-acts lined up for festival

Veteran playwrights Neil LaBute and Deb Margolin, movie producer and former PR maven Neil Koenigsberg and former “Saturday Night Live” writer Alan Zweibel are among the scribes lined up for “Summer Shorts 4,” the fourth annual incarnation of the Gotham one-act fest.

LaBute’s “Romance,” Koenigsberg’s “Fit,” Margolin’s “The Expenses of Rain” and Zweibel’s “Happy” join a lineup that also includes works from Christopher Stetson Boal, Wendy Kesselman, Roger Hedden and Timothy Mason. The eight world preems will be divided into two evenings to run in rotating rep. “Summer Shorts 4” plays 59E59 Theater July 30-Sept. 2.

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