2014-2015 Season,  Dramaturgy

Other Desert Cities

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 painful moment in the family’s history, Brooke’s parents must come to terms with their choices. Through battles over perception and fact, Brooke soon discovers that even secrets have secrets of their own.

Welcome to Triad Stage’s dramaturgical site for Other Desert Cities by Jon Robin Baitz.  This site has been created for actors and audience perusal and will be updated throughout the rehearsal process.  Please click the links below to learn more.

Check back frequently to learn more exciting facts about the production.  Performances are February 11 – March 1, 2015.  We look forward to seeing you at Triad Stage at the Hanesbrands theater in Winston-Salem!

Glossary – PDF document By Artistic Associate Tamera N. Izlar

This glossary will take you through the script highlighting key words and/or phrases that will assist in understanding the context of the play.  The glossary is sure to refresh your memory of previously learned terms and/or phrases, yet it may also introduce you to new vocabulary words as well.  Enjoy!

About Jon Robin Baitz, playwright

A Brief Look Back In Time – 2004


Other Desert Cities

Palm Springs

Timeline of the Iraq War

Timeline of the Vietnam War

Note from the Assistant Director Submitted by Joshua Waterstone

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Information above researched, compiled, and posted by Production Dramaturge Tamera Izlar.  Special guest writing note was drafted and submitted by Assistant director Joshua Waterstone.






Triad Stage

Triad Stage is a North Carolina theater company that produces and performs live, professional theater in the Piedmont Triad region. With local and national talent, a focus on artistic excellence, and a distinctly Southern voice, Triad Stage offers a wide sampling of quality theater, including original works and re-imagined classics. You can see Triad Stage’s work at two world-class performance venues in the state: The Pyrle Theater in Greensboro and Hanesbrands Theatre in Winston-Salem.

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