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Photos: New Production Shots from Pioneer Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES

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Pioneer Theatre Company presents the Pulitzer Prize-nominated drama Other Desert Cities, October 25 - November 9, 2013. Joyce Cohen, Nancy Lemenager, Dennis Parlato, Kate Skinner and Michael Zlabinger make up the all-Equity cast. Check out photos of the cast in action onstage below!

Writer Brooke Wyeth, who is returning to her parents' Palm Springs home for the Christmas holidays, must decide what matters more: the tragic memory of her beloved older brother or the feelings of her intensely private and political parents.

Guest artist and former PTC artistic director Charles Morey directs the production. Morey has directed over eighty productions for PTC since 1984, including the world premieres of Touch(ed) andIn, and the first regional productions of LES MISERABLES, The Producers and The Vertical Hour. He is the author of ten plays, including the critically acclaimed Figaro, which premiered off-Broadway at The Pearl Theatre and was named a NY Times "Critic's Pick" last fall. He is also Fellow of the MacDowell Colony.

Scenic design is by guest artist James Wolk. Wolk's New York designs include The President and Her Mistress, Summer of the Swans at TheatreworksUSA, Pagans at the Abingdon Theatre, Boys' Lifeat Lincoln Center and Three Sisters, both directed by William H. Macy. He has been nominated for the Helen Hayes, Barrymore, and American Theatre Wing Awards. His recent PTC design credits includeFind and Sign, In, The Yellow Leaf, The Heiress and Lost in Yonkers.

Susan Branch Towne returns to PTC to design costumes for this production after designing The Tempest, In, Hamlet, Our Town, A Chorus Line, Romeo and Juliet, My Fair Lady, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Chicago and many others. Among her New York credits are Griffelkin for New York City Opera and the off-Broadway productions of Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh!, She Loves Me, Fortinbras and Two Gentlemen of Verona. Local audiences may know her work from the Utah Shakespeare Festival, where she designed during the 1996-1999 seasons.

Lighting design is by guest designer Michael Gilliam. Gilliam returns to PTC after designing forThe Odd Couple, Of Mice and Men, Next to Normal, Rent, A Chorus Line and others. His Broadway credits include Brooklyn, Big River and Stand-Up Tragedy. He also designed for the national tours ofBrooklyn, Guys and Dolls and Big River, and has won the Los Angeles Ovation Award, Drama-Logue Award, Garland Award and the 1999 Career Achievement Award from the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle.

Hair and makeup design is by PTC resident designer Amanda French; sound design is by PTC resident designer Michael Wescoatt.

The show will run October 25 - November 9, 2013, running Mondays - Thursdays, 7:30 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday matinees, 2:00 p.m. in the Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre, 300 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City. Tickets: $25 - $44 in advance and $5 more when purchased on the day of the show; Kids in grades K - 12 are half price on Mondays and Tuesdays. EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: $5 off the cost of Main Floor and Loge seating for the first seven performances, when tickets are purchased on or before Oct. 18. Box Office: 801-581-6961 - Open 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Mon - Fri or www.pioneertheatre.org. Contains strong language.

Photo Credit: Alexander Weisman for Pioneer Theatre Company, 2013.

Photos: New Production Shots from Pioneer Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES
The Cast of OTHER DESERT CITIES: Joyce Cohen (Polly Wyeth), Nancy Lemenager (Brooke Wyeth), Dennis Parlato (Lyman Wyeth), Kate Skinner (Silda Grauman) and Michael Zlabinger (Trip Wyeth).

Photos: New Production Shots from Pioneer Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES
The Cast of OTHER DESERT CITIES: Joyce Cohen (Polly Wyeth), Nancy Lemenager (Brooke Wyeth), Dennis Parlato (Lyman Wyeth), Kate Skinner (Silda Grauman) and Michael Zlabinger (Trip Wyeth).

Photos: New Production Shots from Pioneer Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES
The Cast of OTHER DESERT CITIES: Joyce Cohen (Polly Wyeth), Nancy Lemenager (Brooke Wyeth), Dennis Parlato (Lyman Wyeth), Kate Skinner (Silda Grauman) and Michael Zlabinger (Trip Wyeth).

Photos: New Production Shots from Pioneer Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES
The Cast of OTHER DESERT CITIES: Joyce Cohen (Polly Wyeth), Nancy Lemenager (Brooke Wyeth), Dennis Parlato (Lyman Wyeth), Kate Skinner (Silda Grauman) and Michael Zlabinger (Trip Wyeth).

Photos: New Production Shots from Pioneer Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES
The Cast of OTHER DESERT CITIES: Joyce Cohen (Polly Wyeth), Nancy Lemenager (Brooke Wyeth), Dennis Parlato (Lyman Wyeth), Kate Skinner (Silda Grauman) and Michael Zlabinger (Trip Wyeth).

Photos: New Production Shots from Pioneer Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES
The Cast of OTHER DESERT CITIES: Joyce Cohen (Polly Wyeth), Nancy Lemenager (Brooke Wyeth), Dennis Parlato (Lyman Wyeth), Kate Skinner (Silda Grauman) and Michael Zlabinger (Trip Wyeth).

Photos: New Production Shots from Pioneer Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES
The Cast of OTHER DESERT CITIES: Joyce Cohen (Polly Wyeth), Nancy Lemenager (Brooke Wyeth), Dennis Parlato (Lyman Wyeth), Kate Skinner (Silda Grauman) and Michael Zlabinger (Trip Wyeth).

Photos: New Production Shots from Pioneer Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES
The Cast of OTHER DESERT CITIES: Joyce Cohen (Polly Wyeth), Nancy Lemenager (Brooke Wyeth), Dennis Parlato (Lyman Wyeth), Kate Skinner (Silda Grauman) and Michael Zlabinger (Trip Wyeth).

Photos: New Production Shots from Pioneer Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES
The Cast of OTHER DESERT CITIES: Joyce Cohen (Polly Wyeth), Nancy Lemenager (Brooke Wyeth), Dennis Parlato (Lyman Wyeth), Kate Skinner (Silda Grauman) and Michael Zlabinger (Trip Wyeth).

Photos: New Production Shots from Pioneer Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES
The Cast of OTHER DESERT CITIES: Joyce Cohen (Polly Wyeth), Nancy Lemenager (Brooke Wyeth), Dennis Parlato (Lyman Wyeth), Kate Skinner (Silda Grauman) and Michael Zlabinger (Trip Wyeth).

Photos: New Production Shots from Pioneer Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES
The Cast of OTHER DESERT CITIES: Joyce Cohen (Polly Wyeth), Nancy Lemenager (Brooke Wyeth), Dennis Parlato (Lyman Wyeth), Kate Skinner (Silda Grauman) and Michael Zlabinger (Trip Wyeth).

Photos: New Production Shots from Pioneer Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES
The Cast of OTHER DESERT CITIES: Joyce Cohen (Polly Wyeth), Nancy Lemenager (Brooke Wyeth), Dennis Parlato (Lyman Wyeth), Kate Skinner (Silda Grauman) and Michael Zlabinger (Trip Wyeth).

Photos: New Production Shots from Pioneer Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES
The Cast of OTHER DESERT CITIES: Joyce Cohen (Polly Wyeth), Nancy Lemenager (Brooke Wyeth), Dennis Parlato (Lyman Wyeth), Kate Skinner (Silda Grauman) and Michael Zlabinger (Trip Wyeth).

Photos: New Production Shots from Pioneer Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES
The Cast of OTHER DESERT CITIES: Joyce Cohen (Polly Wyeth), Nancy Lemenager (Brooke Wyeth), Dennis Parlato (Lyman Wyeth), Kate Skinner (Silda Grauman) and Michael Zlabinger (Trip Wyeth).

Photos: New Production Shots from Pioneer Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES
The Cast of OTHER DESERT CITIES: Joyce Cohen (Polly Wyeth), Nancy Lemenager (Brooke Wyeth), Dennis Parlato (Lyman Wyeth), Kate Skinner (Silda Grauman) and Michael Zlabinger (Trip Wyeth).

Photos: New Production Shots from Pioneer Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES
The Cast of OTHER DESERT CITIES: Joyce Cohen (Polly Wyeth), Nancy Lemenager (Brooke Wyeth), Dennis Parlato (Lyman Wyeth), Kate Skinner (Silda Grauman) and Michael Zlabinger (Trip Wyeth).

Photos: New Production Shots from Pioneer Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES
The Cast of OTHER DESERT CITIES: Joyce Cohen (Polly Wyeth), Nancy Lemenager (Brooke Wyeth), Dennis Parlato (Lyman Wyeth), Kate Skinner (Silda Grauman) and Michael Zlabinger (Trip Wyeth).

Photos: New Production Shots from Pioneer Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES
The Cast of OTHER DESERT CITIES: Joyce Cohen (Polly Wyeth), Nancy Lemenager (Brooke Wyeth), Dennis Parlato (Lyman Wyeth), Kate Skinner (Silda Grauman) and Michael Zlabinger (Trip Wyeth).

Photos: New Production Shots from Pioneer Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES
The Cast of OTHER DESERT CITIES: Joyce Cohen (Polly Wyeth), Nancy Lemenager (Brooke Wyeth), Dennis Parlato (Lyman Wyeth), Kate Skinner (Silda Grauman) and Michael Zlabinger (Trip Wyeth).


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