Full Cast Announced for Williamstown's Crimes of the Heart; Kathleen Turner Directs

News   Full Cast Announced for Williamstown's Crimes of the Heart; Kathleen Turner Directs Full casting as well as the creative team have been announced for the Kathleen Turner-directed production of Crimes of the Heart, which will begin performances at the Williamstown Theatre Festival Aug. 8.
From top: Sarah Paulson, Lily Rabe and Kali Rocha will star in Crimes of the Heart.
From top: Sarah Paulson, Lily Rabe and Kali Rocha will star in Crimes of the Heart.

Turner will make her directorial debut with Beth Henley's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, which takes place when "the Magrath sisters reunite at Old Granddaddy's home in Hazlehurst, Mississippi. Old resentments bubble to the surface as they're forced to deal with assorted relatives and past relationships while coping with the latest incident to disrupt their lives," according to press notes. The cast for the Williamstown production will include Patch Darragh (Our Town, All That I Will Ever Be), Jennifer Dundas (Arcadia, The Little Foxes), Sarah Paulson (The Glass Menagerie, television's "Studio 60"), Lily Rabe (Steel Magnolias, Heartbreak House), Kali Rocha (Noises Off, In the Summer House and Chandler Williams (Translations, Street Scene).

The Crimes of the Heart creative team comprises costume designer Christal Weatherly, lighting designer Charles Foster, scenic designer Kris Stone and sound designer Drew Levy.

Crimes of the Heart will run through Aug. 19 on the Nikos Stage at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. Tickets are available by logging on to wtfestival.org, by calling (413) 597-3400 or by visiting the Festival box office.