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Tony-Nominated Play Other Desert Cities to End Run June 17

Tony-Nominated Play Other Desert Cities to End Run June 17

Jon Robin Baitz's Tony-nominated play Other Desert Cities will end its run June 17 at the Booth Theatre. Directed by Joe Mantello, the show first ran off-Broadway at Lincoln Center's Mitzi Newhouse Theatre during the 2010-11 season. The show then transferred to Broadway and opened on November 3, 2011. 

In Other Desert Cities, once-promising novelist Brooke Wyeth (Elizabeth Marvel ...

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Going for 2012 Tony Gold! Handicapping the Race for Best Actress in a Play

Going for 2012 Tony Gold! Handicapping the Race for Best Actress in a Play

It’s almost Tony time, and let's face it: We’re obsessed! In anticipation of the 2012 Tony nominations, which will be announced on May 1, the Broadway.com editorial staff clocked 12 of the top races. Take a look at our forecast, including frontrunners, hopefuls and a “shout out” to one performer or show we hope the Tony nominators won’t forget ...

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Sardi's Immortalizes Other Desert Cities Stars Stockard Channing, Rachel Griffiths and Stacy Keach

Sardi's Immortalizes Other Desert Cities Stars Stockard Channing, Rachel Griffiths and Stacy Keach
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Other Desert Cities stars Stockard Channing, Rachel Griffiths and Stacy Keach received yet another feather in their caps when they were honored with coveted caricatures at Sardi’s. On February 16, the performers, who form the tightknit Wyeth clan in the show, were joined by onstage family members Justin Kirk and Judith Light as well as playwright Jon Robin Baitz at ...

Exclusive Video Clips! See Stockard Channing, Justin Kirk & Co. in Action in Other Desert Cities

Exclusive Video Clips! See Stockard Channing, Justin Kirk & Co. in Action in Other Desert Cities

Weeds star Justin Kirk assumed the role of Trip Wyeth in Jon Robin Baitz’s acclaimed play Other Desert Cities on January 10, joining a starry cast that includes Stockard ChanningRachel GriffithsStacy Keach and Judith Light. Kirk recently chatted with Broadway.com about returning to Broadway in the hit show, and now Broadway.com has your first ...

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Family Reunion! Watch Rachel Griffiths, Stockard Channing and Justin Kirk in New Other Desert Cities Commercial

Family Reunion! Watch Rachel Griffiths, Stockard Channing and Justin Kirk in New Other Desert Cities Commercial

Get a glimpse of the secretive and proud Wyeth family in the new TV commercial for Jon Robin Baitz’s acclaimed play Other Desert Cities. The new commercial offers a preview of the drama that erupts when Brooke Wyeth (Rachel Griffiths) arrives home for Christmas with a tell-all memoir that will shatter the carefully constructed world created by her weatlhy California ...

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Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane & More Welcome Justin Kirk to Other Desert Cities

Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane & More Welcome Justin Kirk to Other Desert Cities
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Weeds star Justin Kirk stepped into the role of Trip Wyeth in Jon Robin Baitz’s Other Desert Cities on January 10, joining a family headed by Stockard Channing and Stacy Keach. On hand at the Booth Theatre to welcome him back to the Rialto were a bevy of stars, including Broadway's favorite Producers, Nathan Lane (Kirk's co-star in Love! Valour! Compassion ...

Star Quality! Our Picks For 10 Amazing Broadway Debuts of 2011

Star Quality! Our Picks For 10 Amazing Broadway Debuts of 2011

Every season features dozens of Broadway debuts, but 2011 was notable for the number of memorable star performances given by actors gracing Broadway stages for the first time. From an Aussie stage vet to downtown favorites and an Oscar and Emmy-nominated TV star, these 10 newcomers brought vibrant life to a variety of Main Stem productions this year.


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Thomas Sadoski to Depart Other Desert Cities; Stockard Channing & More Extend Run

Thomas Sadoski to Depart Other Desert Cities; Stockard Channing & More Extend Run

Tony nominee Thomas Sadoski plans to leave the Broadway production of Jon Robin Baitz’s Other Desert Cities on January 8, 2012, the conclusion of the play’s originally scheduled run at the Booth Theatre. As previously reported, Sadoski will take a hiatus from December 5 to 25 in order to begin work on the first season of The Newsroom, Aaron Sorkin’s ...

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It's a Family Affair for Other Desert Cities Stars Stockard Channing, Rachel Griffiths & More on Opening Night

It's a Family Affair for Other Desert Cities Stars Stockard Channing, Rachel Griffiths & More on Opening Night

When an onstage family includes theatrical heavyweights Stockard Channing, Stacy Keach and Judith Light—plus Tony nominee Thomas Sadoski and TV fave Rachel Griffiths in her Broadway debut—audiences sit up and take notice. On November 3, the starry clan of Jon Robin Baitz’s Other Desert Cities celebrated opening night at the Booth Theatre, then chatted with Broadway.com at a ...

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Other Desert Cities Now Playing Open-Ended Run

Other Desert Cities Now Playing Open-Ended Run

Lincoln Center Theatre has indefinitely extended the Broadway run of Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities at the Booth Theatre. Directed by Joe Mantello, the production was originally scheduled to conclude its run on January 8.

Other Desert Cities centers on the Wyeth family, who have gathered for Christmas at the modernist Palm Springs home of the prominent parents (played ...

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Rachel Griffiths, Stockard Channing and Their Other Desert Cities Co-Stars Find a Broadway Oasis on Opening Night

Rachel Griffiths, Stockard Channing and Their Other Desert Cities Co-Stars Find a Broadway Oasis on Opening Night
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Lovers of great drama (with a healthy dose of comedy) had a special reason to cheer Other Desert Cities on the play’s November 3 opening night at the Booth Theatre: The play represents the Broadway debut of scribe Jon Robin Baitz after more than two decades of well-reviewed off-Broadway productions. Lincoln Center Theater’s production stars Stockard Channing, Rachel Griffiths, Stacy ...

Other Desert Cities Set to Open on Broadway, Starring Rachel Griffiths and Stockard Channing

Other Desert Cities Set to Open on Broadway, Starring Rachel Griffiths and Stockard Channing

Get ready to celebrate the holidays in Palm Springs: Other Desert Cities opens on November 3 at the Booth Theatre. After an acclaimed off-Broadway run at Lincoln Center Theater, Jon Robin Baitz’s family drama is getting its Main Stem debut with the all-star cast of Stockard Channing, Rachel Griffiths, Stacy Keach, Judith Light and Thomas Sadoski.

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Hugh Jackman Prefers Tapping to Boxing, Jennifer Holliday's Still Got Pain and Other Lessons of the Week

Hugh Jackman Prefers Tapping to Boxing, Jennifer Holliday's Still Got Pain and Other Lessons of the Week

Another week has come and gone on the Great White Way, and as always Broadway.com scoured the recent crop of headlines to deliver you the most important lessons we learned in the last seven days. Take a look at the valuable tidbits below!


Hugh Jackman Thinks Tap Dancing is Harder Than Fighting Robots
Tony winner Hugh Jackman flexed his ...

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Take a First Look at Rachel Griffiths, Stockard Channing and the Stars of Other Desert Cities

Take a First Look at Rachel Griffiths, Stockard Channing and the Stars of Other Desert Cities
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The Wyeth family has returned as Jon Robin Baitz's smash play Other Desert Cities transfers to Broadway's Booth Theatre. For the show's new mounting, the clan is welcoming two new members as Oscar nominee Rachel Griffiths and Tony nominee Judith Light join the cast alongside original members Stockard Channing, Stacy Keach and Thomas Sadoski. In the charged drama, Griffiths plays ...

Rachel Griffiths on Juggling Kids, TV Stardom and Her Broadway Debut in Other Desert Cities

Rachel Griffiths on Juggling Kids, TV Stardom and Her Broadway Debut in Other Desert Cities

Rachel Griffiths made such an indelible impression as a world-class neurotic in the TV dramas Six Feet Under and Brothers & Sisters, it’s a jolt to discover that the Australian-born actress is ultra-friendly and laid-back in conversation. After relocating to L.A. in the wake of her Oscar nomination for Hilary & Jackie, Griffiths proceeded to pile up awards nods ...

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Jon Robin Baitz's Acclaimed Other Desert Cities Begins Broadway Previews

Jon Robin Baitz's Acclaimed Other Desert Cities Begins Broadway Previews

The wait is over: Jon Robin Baitz’s acclaimed play Other Desert Cities will play its first Broadway preview on October 12 at the Booth Theatre. Original off-Broadway stars Stockard Channing, Stacy Keach and Thomas Sadoski will be joined on Broadway by Oscar nominee Rachel Griffiths and Tony nominee Judith Light in a production directed by Joe Mantello. Opening night is ...

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Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff and More Toast Whoopi Goldberg at the Artios Casting Awards

Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff and More Toast Whoopi Goldberg at the Artios Casting Awards
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A great cast can help make a show even more special, but it takes a slew of people to get those stars on stage in the first place! On September 26, Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff, Rachel Griffiths, Lucy Liu, Hunter Parrish, Patina Miller and more headed to District 36 for the 27th annual Artios Awards, which honor outstanding achievements in ...

Broadway-Bound Rachel Griffiths Says Former Co-Star Lauren Ambrose Will Be 'Sensational' in Funny Girl

Broadway-Bound Rachel Griffiths Says Former Co-Star Lauren Ambrose Will Be 'Sensational' in Funny Girl

The chatter hasn’t stopped since Lauren Ambrose was cast as Fanny Brice in director Bartlett Sher’s forthcoming revival of Funny Girl. So, when Broadway.com had the chance to chat with Rachel Griffiths, the Broadway-bound star of Other Desert Cities, we couldn’t resist asking about her former Six Feet Under sister-in-law. Does Ambrose have what it takes to carry a ...

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Tickets Now Available for Other Desert Cities, Starring Stockard Channing and Rachel Griffiths

Tickets Now Available for Other Desert Cities, Starring Stockard Channing and Rachel Griffiths

One of the most acclaimed plays of 2011 is making the jump to Broadway: Tickets are now on sale for Other Desert Cities, a fascinating family saga by Jon Robin Baitz, creator of TV’s Brothers & Sisters. Original cast members Stockard Channing, Stacy Keach and Thomas Sadoski will be joined by Brothers & Sisters star Rachel Griffiths and 2011 Tony ...

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Rachel Griffiths and Judith Light Join Broadway Premiere of Other Desert Cities; Opening Date Set

Rachel Griffiths and Judith Light Join Broadway Premiere of Other Desert Cities; Opening Date Set

Broadway newcomer Rachel Griffiths and Tony nominee Judith Light will join returning stars Stockard Channing, Stacy Keach and Thomas Sadoski in Lincoln Center Theater's forthcoming Broadway transfer of Jon Robin Baitz's acclaimed Other Desert Cities. The play, helmed by Tony winner Joe Mantello, is scheduled to begin previews at the Booth Theater on October 12 and open on November 3 ...

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