Other Desert Cities

Venue: 
Old Vic Theatre
Location: 
West End

Exploring family politics, love, loss and redemption. Brooke Wyeth returns to the family home in Palm Springs for the first time in six years with some incendiary news for her Republican parents Polly and Lyman, her brother Trip and her recovering alcoholic aunt Silda. She is about to publish a memoir about her family, exposing a pivotal moment in their painful and explosive past, her actions threatening to push fractured family relations to a point beyond repair.

By: 
Jon Robin Baitz
Director: 
Lindsay Posner
Other Desert Cities Schedule
Opening date: 
Thursday, 13 March, 2014
Booking to: 
Saturday, 24 May, 2014
Address:
103 The Cut, London, SE1 8NB
Nearest tube:
Waterloo

Our Review

Broadway is better known these days for sending us hit musicals than great plays, but here's an exception that proves the rule. First seen at off-Broadway's Mitzi Newhouse Theatre in 2011 before transferring to Broadway later that year, where it was both a Tony nominee for Best Play and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, it now comes to London in a stunning new production that has conceived it... Read more

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