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Berry College's 'Crimes of the Heart' opens Oct. 5

Crimes of the Heart

Madison VandenOever, Lilly Gonzalez and Kendal Cano rehearse a scene from Berry College Theater's production of "Crimes of the Heart."

Beth Henley’s Pulitzer-prize winning dark comedy, “Crimes of the Heart,” about three Mississippi sisters’ reunion is playing at Berry College in the new theater in Blackstone Hall to be dedicated/named Friday night.

The show runs Oct. 5 through through Sunday, Oct. 8.

In this Pulitzer Prize-winning and Tony nominated tragicomedy, three sisters, Meg, Babe and Lenny, reconnect at their grandfather’s Mississippi home after Babe shoots her abusive husband.

In the old home there is no escape from the past as each sister is forced to deal with the consequences of their personal “crimes of the heart.”

Show times are 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5-7 and 2 p.m. on Oct. 8.

Tickets are $10 for general admission, $7 for seniors and $5 for students and are available online at