“Baitz’s writing is impeccable. Like a master craftsman, he’s carved out each word and phrase for maximum effect, yet his authorial presence is never intrusive or showy. And his humor is razor-sharp…” —Erik Jackson, Timeout New York
“A very entertaining, slightly off-center exploration of breathtaking sleaze... Here is a Hollywood comedy that sports not only superior wisecracks, but also the long-term point of view of a moralist.” —Vincent Canby, New York Times
Masterfully revising and expanding his first produced play, Jon Robin Baitz skewers the Hollywood of his youth with affectionate rue and wicked wit.
Jon Robin Baitz is the author of Three Hotels, The Film Society, Other Desert Cities, The End of the Day, and The Substance of Fire, which he adapted into a major motion picture. He was the showrunner on ABC’s Brothers & Sisters. He also wrote the screenplay for the upcoming film Stonewall directed by Roland Emmerich. He lives in New York.