Martha Plimpton will make her West End debut in Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities, directed by Lindsay Posner, at The Old Vic.
Martha Plimpton will make her West End debut in Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities, directed by Lindsay Posner, at The Old Vic.
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Three-time Tony nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Martha Plimpton is now across the pond making her West End debut in Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities at The Old Vic.

Plimpton made her Broadway debut in 2004 in Eliam Kraiem's drama Sixteen Wounded and later went on to earn Tony nominations for her performances in The Coast of Utopia, Top Girls, and Pal Joey. Her additional Broadway credits include the 2006 production of Conor McPherson's Shining City and the 2007 revival of Shakespeare's Cymbeline. Plimpton has also been nominated for three Primetime Emmy Awards for her current leading role on the Fox series Raising Hope and for her guest appearances on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and The Good Wife. She has also appeared on a number of other popular television series including Medium, Grey's Anatomy, and Fringe.

WhatsOnStage.com had 20 questions with the American actress about her experiences on the London stage. Check out how Plimpton is adjusting to the West End and her new London lifestyle, which seems to be treating her well, aside from what she calls the city's incomprehensible "15-dimensional arrangement."

Click here to read the complete interview with Martha Plimpton at WhatsOnStage.com