"Other Desert Cities" by Jon Robin Baitz
Actors Collaborative Toledo presents a staged reading of Jon Robin Baitz' Tony-nominated play "Other Desert Cities." Directed by David Nelms and featuring Kate Argow, Barbara Barkan, John DuVall and Bill Quinlan.
Brooke Wyeth returns home to Palm Springs after a six-year absence to celebrate Christmas with her parents, her brother, and her aunt. Brooke announces that she is about to publish a memoir dredging up a pivotal and tragic event in the family's historya wound they don't want reopened. In effect, she draws a line in the sand and dares them all to cross it.
"The most richly enjoyable new play for grown-ups in many seasonsIn his most fully realized play to date, Mr. Baitz makes sure our sympathies keep shifting among the members of the wounded family portrayed here. Every one of them emerges as selfish, loving, cruel, compassionate, irritating, charming and just possibly heroicleaves you feeling both moved and gratifyingly sated." NY Times.
The Collingwood Arts Center (Tansey/Zimmerman Theatre) (View)
Toledo, OH 43620
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