Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Review: Other Desert Cities (MTC)

Couched in real-life events affecting Republicans Ronald and Nancy Reagan, and James Oughton, Other Desert Cities not only explores family politics, but the complexities inherent in families addicted to preserving a public image.

Jon Baitz’s explosive script has the audience eavesdropping on the family reunion of Senator Lyman Wyeth, his wife Polly, their grown-up children Brooke and Trip, and Polly’s sister Silda. When Brooke, a writer, reveals she has written her account of the most painful chapter of the family’s history, all hell breaks loose.

Other Desert Cities will be audio-described on Tuesday 2nd and Saturday 6th April, and captioned on Saturday 13th April.  Get along if you can. Read the entire review

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