"This new comedy follows a young woman determined to come to terms with a past that may or may not be true," press notes state.
Otherland was commissioned by Gingold Theatrical Group as part of its new play development program, Press Cuttings, which takes its cue from George Bernard Shaw's history of transitioning from theatre critic to playwright. All writers in this program are arts journalists with a strong background in playwriting.
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Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.