Crimes of the Heart 1990 – Iowa State University Theatre Production

by Beth Henley

drawing of three women's faces and a birthday cake


Pulitzer Prize winning comedy set in a fictional Mississippi town. A portrait of three sisters betrayed by their passions.

February 8, 9, 10, 16, and 17 at 8 p.m.; February 11 and 18 at 2 p.m. – Fisher Theater, Ames

The Cast

Tamela Fish as Babe Botrelle and Garry Gieken as Barnette Lloyd in ISU Theatre's "Crimes of the Heart." Photo by Mike Doolen.

Tamela Fish as Babe Botrelle and Garry Gieken as Barnette Lloyd in ISU Theatre’s “Crimes of the Heart.” Photo by Mike Doolen.

Lenny Magrath, the Oldest Sister – Anne Barr
Chick Boyle, the Sister’s First Cousin – Cathy Divine
Doc Porter, Meg’s Old Boyfriend – Brian McIntire
Meg Magrath, the Middle Sister – Ann Lorentson
Babe Botrelle, the Youngest Sister – Tamela Fish
Barnette Lloyd, Babe’s Lawyer – Garry Geiken

Production Team

Director – Marguerite Bennett Folger
Scenic Designer – Mark Rodgers
Lighting Designer – James D. Lile
Costume Designer – Jane Cox
Stage Manager – Mark Demarais
Assistant Stage Manager – Kelli Thoma

Read about it in the Iowa State Daily and Ames Tribune.