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Other Desert Cities (play)

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  • Jeannie Berlin, JoBeth Williams join 'Other Desert Cities' cast

    Jeannie Berlin, JoBeth Williams join 'Other Desert Cities' cast
    The Los Angeles premiere of "Other Desert Cities" by Jon Robin Baitz is to feature Jeannie Berlin, JoBeth Williams and Robin Weigert. The actors are joining the previously announced Justin Long and Robert Foxworth in the comedy about a wealthy family...
  • Justin Long withdraws from 'Other Desert Cities' at Mark Taper

    Justin Long has withdrawn from the upcoming Los Angeles premiere of "Other Desert Cities" at the Mark Taper Forum, which is set to begin performances on Nov. 28. Center Theatre Group said that the actor had to leave the play due to "a film commitment."...
  • Goodman announces 'Desert Cities' casting; cancels a 'Sweet Bird'

    The Goodman Theatre has announced casting for its upcoming production of "Other Desert Cities," directed by Jon Robin Baitz. Tracy Michelle Arnold will play Brooke Wyeth (the role originated on Broadway by Rachel Griffiths); the Tony Award-winning...
  • Looking ahead to the Tony Awards: An off year for musicals, but 'Once' deserves to win

    Looking ahead to the Tony Awards: An off year for musicals, but 'Once' deserves to win
    NEW YORK — What with "Ghost,""Lysistrata Jones" and other wearying disappointments, the 2012-13 Broadway season hardly will go down as a banner year for new American musicals. Indeed, should the best-musical Tony Award go, at Sunday night's...
  • It's the Booth for 'Woolf'

    When it comes to the Broadway transfer of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company production of"Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?," opening in October, the one missing piece has been filled in: the name of the theater. Tracy Letts and Amy Morton will go at it on...
  • Season Preview: Mad Cow Theatre

    Season Preview: Mad Cow Theatre
    Mad Cow Theatre's next season will combine classic plays such as"Death of a Salesman" with the big-name musical "Dreamgirls" and the just-closed Broadway offering"Other Desert Cities." It's a season high on name recognition with works by Neil Simon,...
  • Michael Hainey book raises questions about truth versus family

    Michael Hainey book raises questions about truth versus family
    Say you had a family secret. A juicy one. The kind that speaks volumes about families. And you wrote a book about it. But your family hates the book. Or, at the very least, potentially feels embarrassment from it. Would you still release that book?...
  • A family's well-kept secrets unspool in the desert

    A family's well-kept secrets unspool in the desert
    Any writer knows the temptation of using one's family for material. They're immediate and present. Their influence is intense and fundamental. Writers usually justify the act on the grounds of authorial honesty: Since the issues in one's life are forged,...
  • As playwrights age, so do perspectives

    As playwrights age, so do perspectives
    In his younger days, playwright Jon Robin Baitz was known for his angry young characters, usually in conflict with stubborn members of the older generation. Those bristling, indignant, furious youth fill such plays as "A Fair Country" (produced in Chicago...
  • Hartford's 'Water By The Spoonful' Opens Off-Broadway

    Is it possible to fall in love with all the characters in a play, even those who see themselves as less-than-worthy members of the human race? And then, after more than a year, fall in love with them all over again? That's what happened to me with...
  • Review: Ties bind even as brickbats fly in 'Other Desert Cities'

    Review: Ties bind even as brickbats fly in 'Other Desert Cities'
    If like me you come from a mixed family, meaning there are conservative Republicans and liberal Democrats boisterously hashing out their differences at the holiday table, you'll have an easy time recognizing the Wyeth clan gathered to celebrate...