European Premiere

OTHER DESERT CITIES

by Jon Robin Baitz
3 Feb – 15 March 2014
 
 
3 Feb – 15 March 2014
Performances daily at 7.30pm, ex. Sundays

Ticket sales from 7 Jan 2014

60 minutes
20 minutes
50 minutes
approx. at 09.40 pm
 
 

Synopsis


In Jon Robin Baitz’s new poignant drama and Pulitzer finalist, Brooke Wyeth returns home to Palm Springs for Christmas to visit her parents after a six-year absence. A once-promising novelist, she announces to her family the imminent publication of a memoir dredging up a tragic event in the family’s history – a wound that her parents don’t want re-opened.

Brooke has come home to draw a line in the sand and is daring her family to cross it. Her brother won’t play her game; her aunt knows way too much, and her parents fall into all their old routines as they plead with her to keep their story quiet. Yet their pleading falls on deaf ears as Brooke sees them as representing an Establishment that she feels has betrayed their country. She goes to war with them, and blood is spilled.

“A winner….funny and fierce, invigorating and intelligent.” – Daily News
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“Baitz’s script sparkles with a deep understanding of the turmoil boiling beneath the surface of his characters and it is chock-full of wonderful lines.” – Associated Press
 

Cast & Creative Team

Victoria Lennox
Kate Sissons
Paul Lavers
Peter Stickney
Carmen Rodriguez

Jane Page
Hans Kudlich
Lothar Hüttling
Jason Ducat
 
 
There will be one intermission of twenty minutes.

No photographs or recording allowed in the theatre without prior permission from the management.

Originally Produced by Lincoln Center Theater, New York City, 2010