Synopsis

Other Desert Cities - Nominated 2012 Tony Awards Best Play

Other Desert Cities - Nominated 2012 Tony Awards Best Play $14.99

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Jon Robin Baitz

Published by Grove Press

4 Male 5 Female

Brooke Wyeth returns home to Palm Springs to visit her parents after a six-year absence

A once-promising novelist, she announces to her family the imminent publication of a memoir dredging up a pivotal and tragic event in the family's history - a wound that her parents don't want reopened

Brooke has come home to draw a line in the sand and is daring her family to cross it

Her brother won't play her game - her aunt knows way too much, and her parents fall into all their old routines as they plead with her to keep their story quiet

In this family, secrets are currency and everyone is rich

In simplest terms, the play is about a girl who comes home to the desert with a story about where she is from, who her people really are, what she thinks they really are

Her parents represent an Establishment that she feels has betrayed this country

She goes to war with them, and blood is spilled ...

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