TITLE: THREE HOTELS
AUTHOR: JON ROBIN BAITZ
THE BOTTOM LINE: America's most promising playwright is promising no more; with harrowing work, he arrives.
An amiably hard-nosed international businessman describes how he faced down a moralizing junior, then recalls that his wife asked, "Did you have to do your Bugsy Siegel routine?" The wife, a no-longer-loyal corporate helpmeet, recounts warning other corporate wives of what they may face on duty abroad -- a child murdered in a random robbery, a marriage ruined by loneliness, a spouse corrupted by the demands of the bottom line. The husband, alone and adrift in...