Long will be replaced by
The cast of "Other Desert Cities" also includes Jeannie Berlin,
This is the second notable departure from the L.A. premiere of "Other Desert Cities." In July, The Times reported that director Joe Mantello was no longer staging the play due to a "scheduling conflict." He was replaced by director Robert Egan.
The production is set to officially open on Dec. 9 and run through Jan. 6. The Tony-nominated play, by Jon Robin Baitz, focuses on the dysfunction of a wealthy Palm Springs family. It opened on Broadway at the Booth Theatre in November following an off-Broadway run at
A spokeswoman for CTG said that rehearsals for the play have not yet begun.