Chris Lemmon

Curtain rises on Crimes of the Heart

The University Players production of the tragic comedy Crimes of the Heart opened Thursday at the Essex Hall Theatre. Beth Henley’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play depicts three sisters from a small Southern town, reunited after the youngest sister has shot her husband.

The campus production stars Stephanie Bitten as Lenny, Christina Bryson as Meg, and Margaret Evraire as Babe. It runs through November 27; Wednesday through Saturday performances are at 8 p.m., Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m.