Crimes of the Heart

The Guthrie's 'Crimes of the Heart' Will Make You Laugh and Cry

crimes of the heart - 2014 guthrie Crimes of the Heart is a tragic-comic Southern Gothic piece by playwright Beth Henley, and will be at the Guthrie on the Wurtele Thrust Stage until June 15. The play is a Pulitzer Prize recipient and is also well-known from the 1986 film adaptation. It is set in the small town of Hazelhurst, Mississippi, in the late 1970s and follows the reunion of the McGrath sisters, Lenny, Meg, and Babe, in the wake of a crisis. The set is an open-faced 1970s single family home. The audience can see the front door, the kitchen, the living room, and the staircase...