• 2004 and Other Desert Cities

    A Brief Look Back in Time – 2004    Jon Robin Baitz’s Other Desert Cities, though seemly contemporary in its language, characters, thematic messages, and familial relationships, is a play deeply encapsulated in…

  • Palm Springs

    Palm Springs Palm Springs, California is where the elite Wyeth family resides in Jon Robin Baitz’s play Other Desert Cities.  Located approximately 110 miles southeast of Los Angeles and 140 miles northeast of…

  • Memoir

    Memoir Memoir – a :  a narrative composed from personal experience b :  autobiography —usually used in plural c :  biography “Memoir.” Merriam-Webster.com. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 17 Jan. 2015. <http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/memoir>. In Jon Robin…

  • Jon Robin Baitz – playwright

    Jon Robin Baitz plays include Mizlansky/Zlinsky or “schmucks,” The Film Society, The Substance of Fire, The End of the Day, Three Hotels, A Fair Country, (an adaptation of) Hedda Gabler, Ten Unknowns and…

  • Other Desert Cities Play Title

    Set in Palm Springs California during the Christmas season in 2004, the title of playwright’s Jon Robin Baitz’s thought-provoking play, Other Desert Cities, refers to both a popular California interstate sign and a…

  • Other Desert Cities

    Returning to Palm Springs, California, to celebrate the holidays with her family for the first time in years, Brooke Wyeth reveals plans to publish a memoir. As she threatens to disclose the most…

  • Mae West “Dirty Blonde” Timeline

    Mae West pictured Before you Go: The timeline below contains all of the plays and films referenced in the play DIRTY BLONDE.  If you want to familiarize yourself with the selected plays/films inserted…

  • Dirty Blonde

      Welcome to Triad Stage’s dramaturgical site for Claudia Shear’s Dirty Blonde.  This site has been created for actors and audience perusal and will be updated throughout the rehearsal process.  Please click the…

  • Mae West

     Portrait of Mae West in Belle of Nineties directed by Leo McCarey, 1934. Mae (Mary Jane) West was born on August 17, 1893.  Beginning as a vaudeville and burlesque performer, Mae West would…