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“Other Desert Cities” at the Engeman Theater


“This is a play in which production values matter, partly because appearances are important to most of the characters […] Fortunately, Jonathan Collins has designed a glossy living room for the Wyeths, in which every element is uniformly muted, top-quality and color-coordinated, even the Christmas tree that bears only carefully spaced silver and gold balls” – The New York Times

“The Wyeths’ Palm Springs house — a posh mountain-view ranch with a name-dropping gallery of photographs. The mantel centerpiece in this celebrity lineup is Nancy and Ronnie Reagan. Only the Christmas tree looms larger on Jonathan Collins’ impeccable set” – Newsday

“Jonathan Collins outdoes himself with an excellent Scenic creation that is pure Palm Springs” – Smithtown Matters

“Jonathan Collins’ sets never fail to impress me. The whole story takes place in the living room of Polly and Wyeth’s well-to-do home as Brooke and Trip are home for the holidays. The airy space is a beautiful vision” – Broadway World Reviews

“Jon Collins has once again created an amazing set […] This stylish room–decorated with sparse elegance in a medley of beiges, browns and a touch of gray–provides the perfect backdrop. Even the Christmas tree is in keeping with the muted palette. Nothing seems out of place-at least not in the room.” – Northport Daily News