Tuesday, January 14, 2014


Crimes of the Heart

"An evening of antic laughter" - NY Times


Winner of the 1981 Pulitzer Prize and the NY Drama Critics Circle Award, Beth Henley's comedy brings you into the Mississippi household of the Magrath sisters. Babe has just shot her husband because she didn't like his looks. Meg is back in town after a failed attempt in the music business and a nervous breakdown. And poor Lenny - everyone has forgotten her 30th birthday...plus, her pet horse was just struck by lightning! Bad luck certainly runs deep among the Magrath clan. But with warm-hearted laughs and touching family moments, the sisters forgive the past, face the present, and embrace the future in this contemporary American stage classic.

Crimes of the Heart Cast

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Deepen the play's impact on you
Everyman Dramaturg Naomi Greenberg-Slovin explores the impact of women in theatre today. Playwright Beth Henley provided great leading roles for many great actresses throughout her career. However, over 30 years later, plays written by women are still produced far less than plays written by men. Read more in our Backstage Blog.

Season Sponsor: University of Maryland Medical Center | Season Media Sponsor: WYPR | Major Support from: The Maryland State Arts Council| Production Sponsors: Towson University and Yumkas Vidmar Sweeney Attorneys and Councelors