Curtain Names 'Crimes' Creatives

Posted: Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 12:24pm

Curtain Players has announced the creatives working to stage Crimes of the Heart for presentation on the Harlem Road playhouse stage in December.

Sarah Merkey is directing Crimes of the Heart, the Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy by Beth Henley. Wendy Brinker is producer. Casey Merkey is stage manager.

They are joined by: Cory Baker (sound designer); Denise Dumouchelle (lighting designer); Jackie Salvador (assistant to the director and properties master), Mario Salvador (set designer); and Alice Young (lightboard operator). Jane Mowder is artistic adviser for this production.

A costumer and a board operator (sound) are needed to complete the production team. Interested individuals may contact technical director Booth Muller at

Crimes of the Heart will play at 8 PM Fridays and Saturdays December 1-2, 8-9 and 15-16, with 2 o’clock matinees Sundays December 10 and 17. Tickets for the production are on sale. Click here to order. This production is recommended for audiences ages 13 and older.

A Curtain Panels audience talk back is scheduled for after the Sunday December 10 matinee. Curtain Players is conducting a food drive benefitting Westerville Area Resource Ministry during the performance run.

In Crimes of the Heart, 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."

Curtain Players previously announced that Cory Baker, Sylvia Gonzalez, Jeff Kemeter, Susie McGarry, Colleen Nerney, and Heather Schultz comprise the Crimes cast.