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MSA putting Mississippi play "Crimes of the Heart" on stage this weekend

An award-winning play set in Mississippi, written by and about Mississippians will go on-stage at the arts school this weekend.

The Mississippi School of the Arts theatre department presents… 107 more words

Brookhaven Events

Remembering Sam Shepard

My first job after college was an odd mix of performing arts and social work. Each week, San Francisco’s theaters, dance and opera companies and orchestras would funnel their unsold tickets to my firm, which would distribute them to social service groups that could fill seats on short notice. 450 more words


“Crimes of the Heart” at International City Theatre

Some articles about Beth Henley’s Pulitzer Prize winning play, Crimes of the Heart, call it tragi-comic. That is a mistake. The comic part is true enough—great hilarity pops up with delightful regularity—but the action doesn’t rise to level of… 656 more words

Theatrical Thursday

Theatre poster of the week, Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley.

Art And Illustration

Crimes of the Heart

This is a heart-warming comedy.

Though, I do declare, it took me some time to pick the tone. Which is sort of weird, since I usually find any play in which the actors speak in an accent other than their own rather funny. 278 more words

Responses To Plays

Review: "Crimes of the Heart" at Theatreworks Silicon Valley

Crimes of the Heart, Beth Henley’s 1979 southern tragicomedy, is a truly important work of American theatre — both as a historical document of feminist playwriting in the late ’70s and as a work of domestic drama that re-examines the suburban lifestyle and sisterhood after the McCarthy era had been firmly declared dead. 494 more words


CRIMES OF THE HEART – Georges Delerue


Original Review by Jonathan Broxton

Crimes of the Heart is a ‘southern gothic’ family comedy-drama based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Beth Hanley. 1,104 more words