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Crimes of the Heart

by Beth Henley
Directed by Sarah Merkey
Produced by Wendy Brinker
Stage Manager Casey Merkey

Dec. 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, & 16, 2017 at 8:00pm
Dec. 10 & 17, 2017 at 2:00pm

Cory Baker, Sylvia Gonzalez, Jeff Kemeter, Susie McGarry, Colleen Nerney, & Heather Schultz

In the Pulitzer Prize-winning dark comedy, three eccentric Southern sisters come together after one shoots her husband, exposing their unique quirks, longings, and regrets as each comes to terms with the consequences of her own "crime of the heart."

Suggested for audiences ages 13 and older.

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Curtain Players will conduct a food drive during Crimes of the Heart to benefit Westerville Area Resource Ministry. Those attending performances are being asked to contribute five (5) non-perishable food items, household supplies, and/or personal care products.

Goods collected will be delivered to WARM for distribution in their food pantry. Cash donations, too, will be accepted at the theatre.

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In the Spotlight

'Lettice and Lovage' Audition Nov 19

Curtain Players reminds the central Ohio theatre community of its open audition... for its February staging of Lettice and Lovage by Peter Shaffer.

The audition session is scheduled for Sunday November 19 (registration at 6:30 PM, tryout at 7) at the 5691 Harlem Road (Galena OH 43021) playhouse.

Click here for details, including character descriptions. Lettice and Lovage is described as warm and charming comedy from the author of Amadeus and Equus about a flamboyant tour guide consigned to the "dullest castle in England" who embellishes its history until she is confronted by her fact-conscious boss.

Hal Houston directs this production, set for performances February 9-25. New to Curtain Players, this is Houston’s first Columbus area production, coming here with a BA in Theatre Directing from California State University, Long Beach, and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of San Francisco. He has more than 30 years experience in acting and directing, with his favorite productions so far being The Sound of Music and Sweeney Todd.

Curtain Players conducts open auditions. Roles are not cast in advance. Actors are encouraged to be familiar with the script. Resumes and head shots are helpful.