Whittier College News Release

Whittier College
Office of Public Relations
13406 Philadelphia St.
P.O. Box 634
Whittier, CA  90608-0634

Oct. 8, 2002                                                       
Reference: 02/01: 21                                                               
Contact:  Judy Browning at (562) 907-4216

“Crimes of the Heart” Staged at Whittier College 

WHAT:                        “Crimes of the Heart,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Beth

WHEN:                        8 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday, Oct. 16–19 2 p.m., Sunday,
                             Oct. 20

WHERE:                      Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts at Whittier College
                             13406 Philadelphia Street, Whittier

COST:                         $10 for the general public; $8 for students and senior citizens with

ADD:                           Set in small-town Mississippi, “Crimes of the Heart” tells the story
of the three quirky McGrath sisters, who come together for a
reunion when Babe decides to shoot her husband.  The sisters
reminisce about family life, carp at one another and attempt to
understand their mother’s suicide.  The play won the Pulitzer in
1981 and was later made into a movie with Sissy Spacek, Jessica
Lange and Diane Keaton.

INFORMATION:         Tickets are available at the Shannon Center Box Office.  For tickets and information, call the Box Office at (562) 907-4203. 

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