Crimes of the Heart, Beth Henley's richly painted drama about a trio of sisters in the South, is moving to NY's Center Stage Theatre following a successful run at the Sargent Theatre last fall.
The play is being produced by a k a Productions, a collective of actors, writers, directors and musicians who are attempting to "push the artistic envelope," according to their mission statement.
The director is Desiree Warner. The cast features Heather Barclay, Kate Glass, Shauna Lewis, Eva Patton, Don Reuter and Paul Young.
Crimes of the Heart was originally produced at the Actors Theatre of Louisville Humana Festival and then went on to a successful run Off-Broadway and then on Broadway, where it opened Nov. 4, 1981 and closed Feb. 18, 1983. The Broadway cast included Mary Beth Hurt (who was replaced later in the run by Holly Hunter), Mia Dillon (replaced by J. Smith-Cameron), Lizbeth Mackay and Peter MacNicol.
Crimes of the Heart was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 1981. The play will be performed Feb. 18-Mar. 7 at the Center Stage Theatre, 48 W. 21st St. For tickets, $12, call (212) 501-3915.
-- By Rebecca Paller