By Adam Hetrick
and Kenneth Jones
26 Apr 2013
|Photo by Scott Suchman|
Bryggman (Broadway's Proof, "As the World Turns") stars as Lyman Wyeth, with Carey (Broadway's London Assurance) as Polly Wyeth in the Tony Award-nominated Jon Robin Baitz family drama, set in Palm Springs, CA.
The Kyle Donnelly-directed production also features Hayes Award winner Emily Donahoe (Shakespeare in Hollywood, Broadway's 33 Variations) as unstable daughter Brooke; Scott Drummond (Arena's Well) as TV producer-son Trip; and Martha Hackett (a veteran of South Coast Rep, Mark Taper Forum and Ford's Theatre) as alcoholic Aunt Silda.
Playwright Baitz is a Pulitzer Prize finalist for A Fair Country. His other plays are 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.
The Other Desert Cities production team includes Kate Edmunds (set designer), Nan Cibula-Jenkins (costume designer), Nancy Schertler (lighting designer) and David Van Tieghem (original music/sound designer). Martha Knight is stage manager; Kurt Hall is assistant stage manager; Tara Rubin Casting handled casting.