Photo: Mark Seliger
Jon Robin Baitz OTHER DESERT CITIES, Talk, Q&A and Book Signing
Jon Robin Baitz, author of Other Desert Cities, will be interviewed by theatre critic and author David Finkle, followed by a Q&A and a book signing. At the Drama Book Shop on March 15, 2012, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The event is free.
JON ROBIN BAITZ (Playwright). Plays include Mizlansky/Zilinsky 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 The Paris Letter. He is a Pulitzer Prize finalist for A Fair Country and a Guggenheim, NEA and American Academy of Arts & Letters Award winner. He is on the faculties of the New School's Graduate Drama Division and Stony Brook Southampton's MFA in Theater and Film Program. His screenplays include The Substance of Fire and People I Know starring Al Pacino, both for Miramax. He created the ABC-TV drama "Brothers & Sisters" in 2006, after writing an episode of "The West Wing" ("The Long Goodbye"). Other Desert Cities was nominated for Lortel, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards, winning the latter.
DAVID FINKLE is a New York-based writer who concentrates on the arts. He's currently writes for The Huffington Post, is the chief drama critic for TheaterMania.com and writes regularly on music for TheVillage Voice and Back Stage. He's contributed to many publications, including TheNew York Times, The New York Post, The Nation, The New Yorker, New York, Vogue, Harper's Bazaar and American Theatre. He is the author of People Tell Me Things published by Nthposition Press.
Lincoln Center Thatre's production of OTHER DESERT CITIES is currently running on Broadway. Visit www.lct.org for more info or call Telecharge at (212) 239-6200.
Other Desert Cities
by Jon Robin Baitz
Grove Press, 2011