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News - August 30, 2013

Taut family ties

Crackling dialogue, beautiful set are highlights in sharp TheatreWorks drama

by Chad Jones

Jon Robin Baitz's "Other Desert Cities" is the kind of play they don't often make anymore. The last time the world of American drama paid attention to a family drama was Tracy Letts' "August: Osage County," and that story of an explosive family shredded by secrets and hostilities has more than a few things in common with "Other Desert Cities" — things like deep-held secrets and not-so-secret hostilities.

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