Crimes of the Heart

Broadway
Play
Original
Three eccentric, disaster-prone Southern sisters come together after one shoots her husband, in Beth Henley's Pulitzer Prize-winning dark comedy.

Awards

Clarence Derwent Award
1981 Most Promising Female Performer Winner
Drama Desk Award
1981 Outstanding Actress in a Play Nominee
1981 Outstanding Director of a Play Nominee
1981 Outstanding New Play Nominee
New York Drama Critics' Circle
1981 Best American Play Winner
Outer Critics Circle
1982 Outstanding Debut Performance Winner
Pulitzer Prize
1981 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winner
Theatre World
1982 Theatre World Award Winner
1982 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
1982 Direction of a Play Nominee
1982 Featured Actress in a Play Nominee
1982 Featured Actress in a Play Nominee
1982 Play Nominee