Crimes of the Heart
All Library locations will close at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, December 17 for a staff development event. We will reopen for regular hours Thursday, December 18.
In the third season of the Script-in-Hand series of stage performances, the Kansas City Public Library and Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre present Law & Literature, a collection of the most memorable legal dramas ever written.
The second play in the series, Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley, is scheduled for Sunday, February 1, at 2 p.m. at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
In the Pulitzer Prize and New York Drama Critics Circle Award-winning play, McGrath sisters Meg, Babe, and Lenny reunite in Mississippi after Babe shoots her abusive husband. Raised in a dysfunctional family with a penchant for ugly predicaments, each sister is forced to face the consequences of the crimes of the heart they have committed.
The Script-in-Hand series is sponsored by The Friends of the Kansas City Public Library with additional funding provided by the Richard J. Stern Foundation for the Arts.
Other plays in the series include The Night of January 16 (March 1) at the Central Library, Chicago (May 3) at the Plaza Branch, and Antigone (June 7) at the Central Library.
Admission to all performances is free. Click here or call 816.701.3407 to RSVP.