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  • Dec. 1-7

    By Ryan Torok

    November 28, 2012 | 11:15 am

    [SAT DEC 1]

    Lewis Black

    He yells so you don’t have to. Best known for his curmudgeonly commentaries on “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart,” Black returns to SoCal with more social and political rants. Sat. 8 p.m. $39.50-$49.50. Terrace Theater, Long Beach Convention and...

  • Nov. 22-29, 2012

    By Ryan Torok

    November 21, 2012 | 1:08 pm

    [Pick of the WeekWed., Nov. 28]

    “Other Desert Cities”

    Pulitzer Prize finalist Jon Robin Baitz’s first Broadway play unfolds in Palm Springs on Erev Christmas. High drama, serious laughter and repartee ensue as Brooke presents her Reagan-adjacent parents with a tell-all...

  • The Winding Road to ‘Other Desert Cities’

    By Tom Teicholz

    November 21, 2012 | 1:01 pm

    In Hollywood, the logline for this story would be: A playwright who has outwitted his demons to find balance in his life, has, after a devastating TV experience, returned to the stage with a play whose plot twist is as transformative to its actors, and to the audience’s assumptions...

  • Coming Full Circle

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    April 6, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Before Robbie Baitz was Jon Robin Baitz, the playwright, he was, in his words, "a smart-ass little spoiled Beverly Hills snot" who worked as a gofer for a couple of Hollywood con artists. Rather than sensibly going East to college, he had elected to remain in Los Angeles to glean...