The first play by Jon Robin Baitz to premiere on Broadway and directed by Joe Mantello, this show was a finalist for the 1012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. More…
In Jon Robin Baitz's 'Other Desert Cities', 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 history.
See it if You like a drama that can really fill up a Broadway stage
Don't see it if If you are not interested in a piece that deals with a family trying to deal with family issues
See it if Incredible cast, incredible writing. Loved every minute of it.
Don't see it if Couldn't think of a bad thing to say. Just about perfect.
See it if you want to see a masterful take on the "dysfunctional family" drama. Fully-realized characters and twists you will never see coming
Don't see it if You prefer musicals or lighter fare.
See it if you want to see masterful actors and a refreshingly modern plot-line.
Don't see it if you want to bring your children. There's some pretty dark content. The first act can feel a little slow.
See it if You want to see a time relevant show, even years after its been written.
Don't see it if You have mommy or daddy issues... No really, you'll leave mad either way, but that'll make it worse. Triggering to some.
See it if You have a propensity towards diving into family dynamics and seeing some of the best performances on Broadway.
Don't see it if Emotional content is confrontational for you.
See it if you enjoy anything with Stockard Channing, and Judith Light. It is closed, however, if they come back - do yourself a favor and see it.
Don't see it if Family drama scares you