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Jon Robin Baitz’s 'Other Desert Cities' at the Taper




'Other Desert Cities' will play at the Mark Taper Forum until January 6, 2013.
'Other Desert Cities' will play at the Mark Taper Forum until January 6, 2013.

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Tony Award-nominated play “Other Desert Cities,” by Jon Robin Baitz, opens December 9th and is showing at the Mark Taper Forum until January 6, 2013. The Center Theatre Group’s production stars Jeannie Berlin, Robert Foxworth, Robin Weigert, Michael Weston, and JoBeth Williams as a SoCal family spending the holidays together in Palm Springs.

Tensions run high for this family of Hollywood politicos, especially after black-sheep daughter Brooke announces the imminent publication of her memoir, which is focused on the most tumultuous time in the Wyeth’s past. Subtle and resonant, Baitz’s play is perfect for the holiday season in Southern California. Baitz joins Larry in-studio to talk about writing, politics and Christmas in the desert.   

Guest:

Jon Robin Baitz, playwright, screenwriter, television producer and writer of “Other Desert Cities,” which opens December 9 at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles