Taylor Theatre Playbills




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The playbill for Taylor University’s Spring 2010 performance of Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley.

Crimes of the Heart tells the story of the three Magrath sisters, Meg, Babe, and Lenny, who reunite at their grand father’s home in Mississippi after Babe shoots her abusive husband.

Artistic Director

Tracy Manning

Publication Date



Upland, IN


tragicomedy, tragedy, comedy, dark comedy, black comedy, Pulitzer Prize, dysfunctional family


Acting | Arts and Humanities | Dance | Education | Higher Education | Playwriting | Theatre and Performance Studies | Theatre History


Portions of the proceeds where donated to Hands of Hope in Marion, IN. The Hands of Hope Foundation is an organization designed to operate and develop faith based communities that will function on a local, national, and international level to provide financial and/or direct assistance to individuals, families, and other organizations in meeting a wide variety of needs to include: short-term housing, medical care, education assistance, drinkable water, food, and clothing; as well as a place of respite for Ministers and their families.

Crimes of the Heart

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