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Nathan Lane, Peter J. Fernandez & More Set for ANGELS AJAR Preview, 11/4Nathan Lane, Peter J. Fernandez & More Set for ANGELS AJAR Preview, 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

On November 4, The New School for Drama and Naked Angelspresent Angels Ajar, an exclusive preview of new full-length works-in-progress, by award winning Jon Robin Baitz (New School for Drama Faculty and Naked Angels Founding Member),Janine Nabers (New School for Drama MFA '08); and Kirit Limperis, a gifted participant from 3Thursdays, Naked Angels' public high school outreach program. (more...)

Tony Nominee Mary McCormack to Guest on Showtime's HOUSE OF LIESTony Nominee Mary McCormack to Guest on Showtime's HOUSE OF LIES
by TV News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Tony® Award nominee Mary McCormack (In Plain Sight) has signed on as guest star on the fourth season of the hit SHOWTIME comedy series HOUSE OF LIES. (more...)

Anna D. Shapiro Will Take Over as Steppenwolf Artistic Director, Campus Expansion AnnouncedAnna D. Shapiro Will Take Over as Steppenwolf Artistic Director, Campus Expansion Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Steppenwolf Theatre Company, the nation's longest-standing, most distinguished ensemble theater, announced today new leadership and unveiled plans for a future campus expansion. Steppenwolf ensemble member and Tony Award-winning director Anna D. Shapiro will succeed Martha Lavey as artistic director at the conclusion of the current season in fall 2015. (more...)

Nathan Lane, Peter J. Fernandez & More Set for ANGELS AJAR Preview, TodayNathan Lane, Peter J. Fernandez & More Set for ANGELS AJAR Preview, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

On November 4, The New School for Drama and Naked Angelspresent Angels Ajar, an exclusive preview of new full-length works-in-progress, by award winning Jon Robin Baitz (New School for Drama Faculty and Naked Angels Founding Member),Janine Nabers (New School for Drama MFA '08); and Kirit Limperis, a gifted participant from 3Thursdays, Naked Angels' public high school outreach program. (more...)

Nathan Lane, Peter J. Fernandez & More Take Part in ANGELS AJAR Preview TonightNathan Lane, Peter J. Fernandez & More Take Part in ANGELS AJAR Preview Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

Tonight, November 4, The New School for Drama and Naked Angels present Angels Ajar, an exclusive preview of new full-length works-in-progress, by award winning Jon Robin Baitz (New School for Drama Faculty and Naked Angels Founding Member), Janine Nabers (New School for Drama MFA '08); and Kirit Limperis, a gifted participant from 3Thursdays, Naked Angels' public high school outreach program. (more...)

James DeMarse, Susan Cella and More Star in OTHER DESERT CITIES at Pittsburgh Public Theater, Now thru 6/30James DeMarse, Susan Cella and More Star in OTHER DESERT CITIES at Pittsburgh Public Theater, Now thru 6/30
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2013

Pittsburgh Public Theater's highly successful MADE IN AMERICA season concludes with Jon Robin Baitz's Broadway sensation Other Desert Cities, nominated for the 2012 Tony Award for Best Play. Other Desert Cities is directed by Rob Ruggiero, whose recent Broadway credits include High starring Kathleen Turner and Looped starring Valerie Harper. He was last at The Public to direct Ella. Other Desert Cities runs May 30 - June 30, 2013 at the O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh Public Theater's home in the heart of Downtown's Cultural District. For tickets call 412.316.1600 or visit ppt.org. The engagement of Helena Ruoti in this production has been generously supported by Richard W. Moriarty, M.D. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 5/05/2013Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 5/05/2013
by BWW - May 5, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/05/2013 for Washington, DC (more...)

OTHER DESERT CITIES Closes Pittsburgh Public Theater's 2012-13 Season, Now thru 6/30OTHER DESERT CITIES Closes Pittsburgh Public Theater's 2012-13 Season, Now thru 6/30
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2013

Pittsburgh Public Theater's highly successful MADE IN AMERICA season concludes with Jon Robin Baitz's Broadway sensation Other Desert Cities, nominated for the 2012 Tony Award for Best Play. Other Desert Cities is directed by Rob Ruggiero, whose recent Broadway credits include High starring Kathleen Turner and Looped starring Valerie Harper. He was last at The Public to direct Ella. Other Desert Cities runs tonight, May 30 - June 30, 2013 at the O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh Public Theater's home in the heart of Downtown's Cultural District. For tickets call 412.316.1600 or visit ppt.org. The engagement of Helena Ruoti in this production has been generously supported by Richard W. Moriarty, M.D. (more...)

TheatreWorks Opens OTHER DESERT CITIES, 8/24TheatreWorks Opens OTHER DESERT CITIES, 8/24
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2013

TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, presents the Regional Premiere of OTHER DESERT CITIES by acclaimed playwright Jon Robin Baitz (The Substance of Fire, A Fair Country, Three Hotels). In this gripping Broadway hit, nominated for a Tony Award for Best Play, a Hollywood star's desert estate glows with Christmas cheer. But home for the holidays is daughter Brooke, a novelist whose tell-all memoir threatens to rip the politically-divided clan apart. Broadway vets Kandis Chappell and James Sutorius will star as Polly and Lyman Wyeth, Brooke's staunch right-wing parents. With dazzling wit and razor-sharp insight, this Pulitzer Prize finalist and winner of the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play and Drama League Award for Distinguished Play balances fierce comedy and riveting family drama in its Regional Premiere at TheatreWorks, co-produced with San Diego's The Old Globe. Contains mature language. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 5/19/2013Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 5/19/2013
by BWW - May 19, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/19/2013 for Washington, DC (more...)

Company of Fools Presents OTHER DESERT CITIES, 7/2-28Company of Fools Presents OTHER DESERT CITIES, 7/2-28
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2013

Hidden secrets are unearthed and family tensions fly high in Pulitzer Prize nominee Jon Robin Baitz's contemporary family drama Other Desert Cities, hailed by the New York Times as "the best new play on Broadway" in 2011. Richmond Theatre Critics Circle award winner and Company of Fools' founder Rusty Wilson returns to direct the Idaho premiere of the show with a standout cast that features Keith Moore, Denise Simone and Patsy Wygle and guest actors Hanna Cheek and Adrian Rieder. Other Desert Cities runs July 2-27, 2013 at the Liberty Theatre. (more...)

Performance Network to Present OTHER DESERT CITIES, 6/12-7/20Performance Network to Present OTHER DESERT CITIES, 6/12-7/20
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

A nominee for the Tony Award for Best Play in 2012 and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Other Desert Cities by Jon Robin Baitz, a co-production with the Jewish Ensemble Theatre, kicks off the summer at Performance Network Theatre from June 12 - July 20, 2014. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 5/12/2013Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 5/12/2013
by BWW - May 12, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/12/2013 for Washington, DC (more...)

Silver Spring Stage's OTHER DESERT CITIES to Run 4/4-27Silver Spring Stage's OTHER DESERT CITIES to Run 4/4-27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Silver Spring Stage presents Other Desert Cities by Jon Robin Baitz, directed by Bridget Muhlberger and produced by Seth Ghitelman, juicy and surprising drama with humor of a writer returning home to Palm Springs announcing she's publishing a memoir that dredges up a pivotal and tragic event in the family's history. Other Desert Cities will perform weekends April 4 to April 27, 2014. (more...)

OTHER DESERT CITIES Plays The Space Theatre, 3/29-4/28OTHER DESERT CITIES Plays The Space Theatre, 3/29-4/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2013

A story of family secrets and differing political views, Jon Robin Baitz's Tony Award-nominated play, OTHER DESERT CITIES, plays The Space Theatre March 29 - April 28. Tickets may be purchased now, by calling 303.893.4100 or visiting www.denvercenter.org. (more...)

Kyle Donnelly Will Direct Arena Stages' OTHER DESERT CITIESKyle Donnelly Will Direct Arena Stages' OTHER DESERT CITIES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2013

Hidden secrets are unearthed and family tensions fly high in Pulitzer Prize nominee Jon Robin Baitz's contemporary family drama Other Desert Cities. Helen Hayes Award winner and former Arena Stage Associate Artistic Director Kyle Donnelly returns to direct the D.C.-area premiere of the show with a cast that features Tony Award nominee and two-time Helen Hayes Award winner Helen Carey (Mary Tyrone in Arena Stage's Long Day's Journey into Night, Broadway's Hedda Gabler) as matriarch Polly Wyeth and two-time Tony Award nominee Larry Bryggman (Broadway's Harvey, CBS's As the World Turns) as patriarch Lyman Wyeth. Rounding out the cast are Emily Donahoe (Broadway's 33 Variations) as daughter Brooke Wyeth, Scott Drummond (Cherry Lane Theatre's A Perfect Future) as son Trip Wyeth and Martha Hackett (Pacific Resident Theatre's Nora) as their aunt Silda Grauman. Other Desert Cities runs April 26-May 26, 2013 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

Sinead Cusack and Clare Higgins Star in OTHER DESERT CITIES at The Old Vic, Beg. TonightSinead Cusack and Clare Higgins Star in OTHER DESERT CITIES at The Old Vic, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Sinead Cusack and Clare Higgins are to play sisters Polly Wyeth and Silda Grauman respectively, in The Old Vic's UK premiere of Jon Robin Baitz's acclaimed play, Other Desert Cities, directed by Lindsay Posner. Further casting will be announced shortly. (more...)

John Noble, Halley Feiffer, Daniel Eric Gold & More to Star in Second Stage's THE SUBSTANCE OF FIRE; Previews Will Now Begin 4/10John Noble, Halley Feiffer, Daniel Eric Gold & More to Star in Second Stage's THE SUBSTANCE OF FIRE; Previews Will Now Begin 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Currently celebrating its 35th Anniversary Season, Second Stage Theatre has announced complete casting and new performance dates for its upcoming production of JON ROBIN BAITZ's drama, THE SUBSTANCE OF FIRE. The company will feature HALLEY FEIFFER (2ST's suburbia, The House of Blue Leaves), DANIEL ERIC GOLD (2ST's subUrbia, Ugly Betty) CARTER HUDSON (The Whipping Man), JOHN NOBLE (TV's Fringe and Sleepy Hollow), and CHARLAYNE WOODARD (2ST's Sorrows and Rejoicings, Ain't Misbehavin'). (more...)

Kyra Sedgwick to Star in John Patrick Shanley's New Play THE DANISH WIDOW at Powerhouse, 7/16-27Kyra Sedgwick to Star in John Patrick Shanley's New Play THE DANISH WIDOW at Powerhouse, 7/16-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

New York Stage and Film and Vassar College, this summer celebrating the 30th year of their Powerhouse Theater collaboration, announced that Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Kyra Sedgwick will lead the cast of Academy Award and Tony Award winner John Patrick Shanley's new play The Danish Widow, which will premiere July 16-27, 2014 at Hallie Flanagan-Davis Powerhouse Theater at Vassar College. Shanley also directs the cast which also includes multitalented Broadway vets Craig Bierko and Matt McGrath, as well as stage and screen actress Annika Boras. (more...)

Company of Fools to Present OTHER DESERT CITIES, 7/2-27Company of Fools to Present OTHER DESERT CITIES, 7/2-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013

Hidden secrets are unearthed and family tensions fly high in Pulitzer Prize nominee Jon Robin Baitz's contemporary family drama Other Desert Cities, hailed by the New York Times as "the best new play on Broadway" in 2011. Richmond Theatre Critics Circle award winner and Company of Fools' founder Rusty Wilson returns to direct the Idaho premiere of the show with a standout cast that features Keith Moore, Denise Simone and Patsy Wygle and guest actors Hanna Cheek and Adrian Rieder. Other Desert Cities runs July 2-27, 2013 at the Liberty Theatre. (more...)

Company of Fools to Present OTHER DESERT CITIES, 7/2-27Company of Fools to Present OTHER DESERT CITIES, 7/2-27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2013

Hidden secrets are unearthed and family tensions fly high in Pulitzer Prize nominee Jon Robin Baitz's contemporary family drama Other Desert Cities, hailed by the New York Times as "the best new play on Broadway" in 2011. Richmond Theatre Critics Circle award winner and Company of Fools' founder Rusty Wilson returns to direct the Idaho premiere of the show with a standout cast that features Keith Moore, Denise Simone and Patsy Wygle and guest actors Hanna Cheek and Adrian Rieder. Other Desert Cities runs July 2-27, 2013 at the Liberty Theatre. (more...)

OTHER DESERT CITIES to Open 8/18 at B Street TheatreOTHER DESERT CITIES to Open 8/18 at B Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2013

The B Street Theatre presents Jon Robin Baitz' highly acclaimed Other Desert Cities on the Mainstage. Brooke Wyeth, played by Dana Brooke of B Street's Venus in Fur, forces her parents to make one agonizing choice when she decides to purge her family's darkest secret in a tell-all memoir. But in this wickedly funny new play, old resentments fester, sibling rivalries flair, and shocking revelations surface calling the very truth Brooke seeks to divulge into question. Newcomer Joan Grant joins B Street Acting Company Members David Silberman, Stephanie McVay (A Pail of Grace) and Brooke as Baitz asks how far one family will go to save itself. (more...)

Company of Fools Opens OTHER DESERT CITIES TonightCompany of Fools Opens OTHER DESERT CITIES Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2013

Hidden secrets are unearthed and family tensions fly high in Pulitzer Prize nominee Jon Robin Baitz's contemporary family drama Other Desert Cities, hailed by the New York Times as 'the best new play on Broadway' in 2011. Richmond Theatre Critics Circle award winner and Company of Fools' founder RusTy Wilson returns to direct the Idaho premiere of the show with a standout cast that features Keith Moore, Denise Simone and Patsy Wygle and guest actors Hanna Cheek and Adrian Rieder. Other Desert Cities runs tonight, July 2-27, 2013 at the Liberty Theatre. (more...)

Kyra Sedgwick Stars in John Patrick Shanley's New Play THE DANISH WIDOW, Beginning Tonight at PowerhouseKyra Sedgwick Stars in John Patrick Shanley's New Play THE DANISH WIDOW, Beginning Tonight at Powerhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

New York Stage and Film and Vassar College, this summer celebrating the 30th year of their Powerhouse Theater collaboration, previously announced that Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Kyra Sedgwick would lead the cast of Academy Award and Tony Award winner John Patrick Shanley's new play The Danish Widow, which premieres today, July 16, and continues through July 27, 2014 at Hallie Flanagan-Davis Powerhouse Theater at Vassar College. Shanley also directs the cast which also includes multitalented Broadway vets Craig Bierko and Matt McGrath, as well as stage and screen actress Annika Boras. (more...)

THE SOUNDS OF SILENCE Kicks Off TheatreWorks' 44th Season TonightTHE SOUNDS OF SILENCE Kicks Off TheatreWorks' 44th Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2013

An audience of theatre enthusiasts waited in anticipation at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts last night, when Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley and Managing Director Phil Santora of TheatreWorks, the nationally-acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, unveiled the thrilling line-up for its 2013-2014 season. Opening with a groundbreaking World Premiere developed at last season's New Works Festival, the line-up will also give Bay Area audiences their first look at a Broadway hit by playwright Jon Robin Baitz (The Substance of Fire, A Fair Country, Three Hotels); an Off-Broadway smash by Kenneth Lin (Fallow, Po Boy Tango); and a historical drama from Lauren Gunderson (Exit, Pursued by a Bear). Also announced is an enchanting musical journey told through little-known Stephen Sondheim gems. (more...)

Jon Robin Baitz's OTHER DESERT CITIES to Open at The Old Vic on March 24Jon Robin Baitz's OTHER DESERT CITIES to Open at The Old Vic on March 24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

The Old Vic presents the UK premiere of Jon Robin Baitz's acclaimed play, Other Desert Cities, directed by Lindsay Posner, which will be the first in a season of productions to be presented in-the-round at The Old Vic. (more...)

Sinead Cusack and Clare Higgins to Star in OTHER DESERT CITIES at The Old Vic, March 2014Sinead Cusack and Clare Higgins to Star in OTHER DESERT CITIES at The Old Vic, March 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

Sinead Cusack and Clare Higgins are to play sisters Polly Wyeth and Silda Grauman respectively, in The Old Vic's UK premiere of Jon Robin Baitz's acclaimed play, Other Desert Cities, directed by Lindsay Posner. Further casting will be announced shortly. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Walnut Street Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES, Opening TonightPhoto Flash: First Look at Walnut Street Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 205th season with the acclaimed new drama OTHER DESERT CITIES. Written by Jon Robin Baitz and directed by Kate Galvin, the play began previews on January 14th, opens tonight, January 22nd and runs through March 2nd on the WST Mainstage. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

NBC Orders Miniseries from 'Other Desert Cities' Playwright Jon Robin BaitzNBC Orders Miniseries from 'Other Desert Cities' Playwright Jon Robin Baitz
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

NBC has ordered eight episodes of the miniseries 'The Slap,' adapted by Other Desert Cities playwright Jon Robin Baitz. The project is based on the critically-acclaimed Australian project of the same name that aired in 2011. (more...)

NBC Orders EMERALD CITY Based on Frank L. Baum's Novels & THE SLAP MiniseriesNBC Orders EMERALD CITY Based on Frank L. Baum's Novels & THE SLAP Miniseries
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2014

NBC has given a 10-episode straight-to-series order for “Emerald City,” a reimagining of the classic Frank L. Baum books that have inspired everything from “The Wizard Of Oz” to “Wicked.” (more...)

OTHER DESERT CITIES Opens Tonight at Asolo Repertory TheatreOTHER DESERT CITIES Opens Tonight at Asolo Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

The politically divided and emotionally stunted Wyeth family puts the 'fun' in dysfunctional in Jon Robin Baitz's OTHER DESERT CITIES. Opening night will be tonight, January 17 at 8pm, and the show will run through February 27. (more...)

THE SUBSTANCE OF FIRE Revival Added to Second Stage's 35th Season; Performances to Begin 4/22THE SUBSTANCE OF FIRE Revival Added to Second Stage's 35th Season; Performances to Begin 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

Second Stage Theatre has announced that JON ROBIN BAITZ's drama, THE SUBSTANCE OF FIRE, will be part of the company's current 35th Anniversary season. Directed by TRIP CULLMAN, THE SUBSTANCE OF FIREwill begin preview performances on Tuesday, April 22 and officially open on Monday, May 12. Casting and the full creative team will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Walnut Street Theatre Continues 205th Season with OTHER DESERT CITIES, Now thru 3/2Walnut Street Theatre Continues 205th Season with OTHER DESERT CITIES, Now thru 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 205th season with the acclaimed new drama OTHER DESERT CITIES. Written by Jon Robin Baitz and directed by Kate Galvin, the play begins previews tonight, January 14th, opens on January 22nd and runs through March 2nd on the WST Mainstage. (more...)

Tony Nominee Martha Plimpton Joins Cast of OTHER DESERT CITIES at The Old Vic, Posner Will DirectTony Nominee Martha Plimpton Joins Cast of OTHER DESERT CITIES at The Old Vic, Posner Will Direct
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

The full cast is announced for the UK premiere of Jon Robin Baitz's acclaimed play, Other Desert Cities, opening at The Old Vic on Monday 24 March with previews from Thursday 13 March. Directed by Lindsay Posner, the new production will star Sinead Cusack, Peter Egan, Clare Higgins, Daniel Lapaine and Martha Plimpton. (more...)

Civic Theatre Opens OTHER DESERT CITIES TonightCivic Theatre Opens OTHER DESERT CITIES Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Civic Theatre continues its 2013-2014 main stage season with the Lehigh Valley premiere of the highly acclaimed drama, 'Other Desert Cities' -- opening tonight, February 28 with performances through Saturday, March 15. (more...)

Civic Theatre to Open OTHER DESERT CITIES on 2/28Civic Theatre to Open OTHER DESERT CITIES on 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

Civic Theatre continues its 2013-2014 main stage season with the Lehigh Valley premiere of the highly acclaimed drama, 'Other Desert Cities' -- opening on Friday, February 28 with performances through Saturday, March 15. Civic's artistic director William Sanders directs this riveting new play by Jon Robin Baitz, a Pulitzer Prize nominee and creator of TV's hit drama 'Brothers & Sisters.' All performances will be held at Civic's historic Nineteenth Street Theatre at 527 N. 19th Street in Allentown. Special discounted tickets are available for performances on opening weekend. Please call the box office or visit www.CivicTheatre.com for more information. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Austin - Week of 2/17/2013Now Playing Onstage in Austin - Week of 2/17/2013
by BWW - Feb 17, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/17/2013 for Austin (more...)

OTHER DESERT CITIES, MARRY ME A LITTLE and More Set for TheatreWorks' 44th SeasonOTHER DESERT CITIES, MARRY ME A LITTLE and More Set for TheatreWorks' 44th Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2013

An audience of theatre enthusiasts waited in anticipation at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts last night, when Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley and Managing Director Phil Santora of TheatreWorks, the nationally-acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, unveiled the thrilling line-up for its 2013-2014 season. Opening with a groundbreaking World Premiere developed at last season's New Works Festival, the line-up will also give Bay Area audiences their first look at a Broadway hit by playwright Jon Robin Baitz (The Substance of Fire, A Fair Country, Three Hotels); an Off-Broadway smash by Kenneth Lin (Fallow, Po Boy Tango); and a historical drama from Lauren Gunderson (Exit, Pursued by a Bear). Also announced is an enchanting musical journey told through little-known Stephen Sondheim gems. (more...)

Walnut Street Theatre Continues 205th Season with OTHER DESERT CITIES, 1/14-3/2Walnut Street Theatre Continues 205th Season with OTHER DESERT CITIES, 1/14-3/2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2013

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 205th season with the acclaimed new drama OTHER DESERT CITIES. Written by Jon Robin Baitz and directed by Kate Galvin, the play begins previews on January 14th, opens on January 22nd and runs through March 2nd on the WST Mainstage. (more...)

Tony Winner Katie Finneran & Maulik Pancholy Will Join Cast of Broadway's IT'S ONLY A PLAYTony Winner Katie Finneran & Maulik Pancholy Will Join Cast of Broadway's IT'S ONLY A PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Producers Tom Kirdahy, Roy Furman, and Ken Davenport announced today that Broadway's record-breaking, star-studded smash hit comedy It's Only a Play by 4-time Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, will welcome two new stars. Beginning January 7, 2015, two-time Tony Award winner Katie Finneran and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning "30 Rock" alum Maulik Pancholy-in his Broadway debut-will assume the roles of 'Julia Budder' and 'Frank Finger', respectively. (more...)

OTHER DESERT CITIES to Open 1/17 at Asolo Repertory TheatreOTHER DESERT CITIES to Open 1/17 at Asolo Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

The politically divided and emotionally stunted Wyeth family puts the 'fun' in dysfunctional in Jon Robin Baitz's OTHER DESERT CITIES. Previews for this ferocious production will be held January 15 - 16, opening night will be on January 17 at 8pm, and the show will run through February 27. FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training Director/Associate Artistic Director of Asolo Rep Greg Leaming will be at the helm of this five-time 2012 Tony Award-nominated production. OTHER DESERT CITIES, a 2012 Pulitzer Prize Finalist, had its Off Broadway premiere in January 2011 and transferred to Broadway in November 2011. (more...)

Incoming Cast Alert! Meet the New Broadway Company of IT'S ONLY A PLAYIncoming Cast Alert! Meet the New Broadway Company of IT'S ONLY A PLAY
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 17, 2014

We want you to get to know the new cast members before their opening night. Get acquainted with the incoming company below! (more...)

Alley Theatre Announces Cast and Creative Team for Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert CitiesAlley Theatre Announces Cast and Creative Team for Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for Other Desert Cities. A riveting new play by Pulitzer Prize nominee and creator of TV's hit drama Brothers & Sisters, Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities was named the Outstanding Play by the Outer Critics Circle and called 'the best new play on Broadway' by The New York Times. Jackson Gay returns to direct this new production after helming the Alley Theatre's productions of August: Osage County, Red andIntelligence-Slave. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre to Present OTHER DESERT CITIES, 9/4-22Ensemble Theatre to Present OTHER DESERT CITIES, 9/4-22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2013

Right-wing parents and left-leaning offspring take center stage in the regional premiere of Jon Robin Baitz's political potboiler, Other Desert Cities-the Pulitzer Prize finalist and Tony Award-nominated 'best new play on Broadway' (New York Times), that USA Today calls 'funny, maddening, and moving'. Full of surprisingly touching moments, Jon Robin Baitz (creator of ABC's Brothers & Sisters) brings dysfunctional family drama to new heights in this witty and deeply enjoyable work, which plays September 4-22, 2013. Directed by D. Lynn Meyers; Premiere Sponsor is the Otto M. Budig Family Foundation. (more...)

TheatreWorks Opens OTHER DESERT CITIES TonightTheatreWorks Opens OTHER DESERT CITIES Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2013

TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, presents the Regional Premiere of OTHER DESERT CITIES by acclaimed playwright Jon Robin Baitz (The Substance of Fire, A Fair Country, Three Hotels). In this gripping Broadway hit, nominated for a Tony Award for Best Play, a Hollywood star's desert estate glows with Christmas cheer. But home for the holidays is daughter Brooke, a novelist whose tell-all memoir threatens to rip the politically-divided clan apart. Broadway vets Kandis Chappell and James Sutorius will star as Polly and Lyman Wyeth, Brooke's staunch right-wing parents. With dazzling wit and razor-sharp insight, this Pulitzer Prize finalist and winner of the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play and Drama League Award for Distinguished Play balances fierce comedy and riveting family drama in its Regional Premiere at TheatreWorks, co-produced with San Diego's The Old Globe. Contains mature language. (more...)

OTHER DESERT CITIES Opens Today at B Street TheatreOTHER DESERT CITIES Opens Today at B Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2013

The B Street Theatre presents Jon Robin Baitz' highly acclaimed Other Desert Cities on the Mainstage. Brooke Wyeth, played by Dana Brooke of B Street's Venus in Fur, forces her parents to make one agonizing choice when she decides to purge her family's darkest secret in a tell-all memoir. But in this wickedly funny new play, old resentments fester, sibling rivalries flair, and shocking revelations surface calling the very truth Brooke seeks to divulge into question. Newcomer Joan Grant joins B Street Acting Company Members David Silberman, Stephanie McVay (A Pail of Grace) and Brooke as Baitz asks how far one family will go to save itself. (more...)

Robin Pearson Rose, Kandis Chappell and More Set for OTHER DESERT CITIES at The Old GlobeRobin Pearson Rose, Kandis Chappell and More Set for OTHER DESERT CITIES at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2013

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of the San Diego premiere of Jon Robin Baitz's award-winning family drama Other Desert Cities. Directed by Richard Seer, Other Desert Cities will run on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, April 27 - June 2, 2013. Preview performances run April 27 - May 1. Opening night is Thursday, May 2 at 8:00 p.m. Other Desert Cities is a co-production with TheatreWorks Silicon Valley. Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. (more...)

Roland Emmerich in Talks to Direct Jon Robin Baitz's STONEWALLRoland Emmerich in Talks to Direct Jon Robin Baitz's STONEWALL
by Movies News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

The project is a 'drama about a young man's political awakening in the backdrop of the Stonewall riots.' (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 4/28/2013Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 4/28/2013
by BWW - Apr 28, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/28/2013 for Washington, DC (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 4/21/2013Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 4/21/2013
by BWW - Apr 21, 2013

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