The Theatre Group At SBCC To Present CRIMES OF THE HEART

The Theatre Group At SBCC To Present CRIMES OF THE HEART

The Final production of the 2017/2018 season will be the winner of the 1981 Pulitzer Prize and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award, CRIMES OF THE HEART by Beth Henley. April 11-28, 2018 in the intimate Jurkowitz Theatre, directed by R. Michael Gros.

The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, is unmarried at thirty and facing diminishing marital prospects; Meg, the middle sister, who quickly outgrew Hazlehurst, is back after a failed singing career on the West Coast; while Babe, the youngest, is out on bail after having shot her husband in the stomach. The play is the story of how its young characters escape the past to seize the future-but the telling is so true and touching and consistently hilarious that it will linger in the mind long after the curtain has descended.

Crimes of the Heart will feature: Charlotte Bailey, Leesa Beck, George Coe, Shay Munroe, Elaine Pazaski and Nicholis Sheley.

Crimes of the Heart will be performed in the intimate Jurkowitz Theatre on SBCC's West Campus, 900 block of Cliff Drive. Performances are April 11-28, 2018, Wednesday through Saturday @ 7:30pm, Sunday April 15 & 22 @ 2pm, Saturday matinees April 21, & 28 @ 2pm. The Sunday, April 15, 2pm performance will be live-captioned for the hearing impaired.

Ticket prices are: Previews April 11 & 12, $18 general/$15 seniors/$10 students, Wednesday & Thursday evenings, Saturday and Sunday matinees $24 general/$19 seniors/$14 students, Friday & Saturday evenings $26 general/$21 seniors/$17 students. Tickets can be purchased at the Garvin Theatre Box Office, 805-965-5935 or online at

The Jurkowitz Theatre is wheelchair accessible and has assisted listening headsets. Parking is free and near the theatre. Due to the intimate nature of the theatre, no late seating is permitted.

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