CRIMES OF THE HEART at the NCRD Performing Arts Center in Nehalem


March 1, 2024 - March 17, 2024    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


NCRD Performing Arts Center
36155 9th Street, Nehalem, Oregon, 97131

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Riverbend Players Present: Crimes of the Heart – A Hilarious and Touching Tale of Sisterhood

Riverbend Players Community Theater is thrilled to announce their upcoming production of Beth Henley’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Crimes of the Heart, March 1st to March 17th at the NCRD Performing Arts Center in Nehalem. Filled with Southern charm, witty dialogue, and unexpected revelations, this beloved comedy-drama explores the complex bonds of sisterhood and the resilience of the human spirit.

The play centers on the Magrath sisters – Lenny, the sensible eldest; Meg, the free-spirited middle child; and Babe, the youngest, recently released on bail after shooting her husband. Reunited in their Mississippi home after their eccentric grandfather’s sudden illness, the sisters must confront their past mistakes, family secrets, and their very own “crimes of the heart.” As they navigate hilarious clashes and poignant memories, they discover the strength and support they find in each other.

Directed by Kelli McMellon, the talented Riverbend Players cast brings these unforgettable characters to life. Featuring [mention any notable cast members or achievements], the production promises an evening of laughter, tears, and hope.

Kelli has assembled a fantastic cast who truly captures the essence of these characters,” says Riverbend Players Board President Frank Squillo. “This production is guaranteed to entertain and touch audiences of all ages.”

Show Dates:
Fridays and Saturdays, March 1st and 2nd, 8th and 9th, 15th and 16th, at 7:00 p.m.

Sunday matinees March 3rd, 10th and 17th at 2:00 p.m.

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