Venue Details

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Guthrie Theater - McGuire Proscenium Stage
818 South Second St. Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 377-2224
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Actually, on a Tuesday night, we were able to find street parking only a short distance away!
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We were surprised; we did not see any man with coat and tie! When do people dress up these days?
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33 events
12 reviews
4 stars
attended Mar 17 2013

Excellent performances. Recommended

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5 reviews
0 stars
attended Mar 14 2013

"Other Desert Cities" presented an intriguing theme that was hampered, particularly in the first act, by the dialogue. In that act, forced, almost frenetic humor, subtracted from the events. The cast seemed highly professional, but also seemed to...continued

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5 reviews
11 stars
attended Mar 15 2013

Too much booze, pills, profanity. Lots of yelling. Everyone dysfunctional (except maybe the son). Characters not likable (except maybe the son).

Why is this play garnering such accolades? Beats me.

A disappointing evening at best.

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Website

http://www.guthrietheater.org/plays_events/plays/other_desert_cities

Quotes & Highlights

Check out a YouTube video preview of The Guthrie’s production of Other Desert Cities.

Description

Other Desert Cities

By Jon Robin Baitz

Directed by Peter Rothstein

Run time: 2 hours 10 minutes, including one intermission.

About the Ticket Supplier: Guthrie Theater

The Guthrie Theater, founded in 1963, is an American center for theater performance, production, education and professional training. By presenting both classical literature and new work from diverse cultures, the Guthrie illuminates the common humanity connecting Minnesota to the peoples of the world.