Jon Robin Baitz playwright shakes off failure (AP)

FILE - In this 2004 file photo originally released by Boneau/Bryan-Brown, playwright Jon Robin Baitz, is shown in New York. His latest play, 'Other Desert Cities,' is about a dysfunctional, politically divided family wrestling with a deep secret in their past. The cast includes Stockard Channing and Stacy Keach, who have been with the show since it made its debut a year ago at Lincoln Center Theater.  (AP Photo/Boneau/Bryan-Brown, Craig Schwartz, file)AP – It was F. Scott Fitzgerald who famously wrote there are no second acts in American lives. It is Jon Robin Baitz who says that’s utter baloney.