Crimes of the Heart 2014 – Iowa State University Theatre Production

by Beth Henley

Crimes photo

“What are sisters for if not to point out the things the rest of the world is too polite to mention?”

Three sisters reunite at their Granddaddy’s home in Mississippi and together are forced to face the consequences of the “crimes of the heart” each has committed.

October 31, November 1, 7, and 8 at 7:30 p.m.; November 2 and 9 at 2 p.m. – Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11. Single tickets go on sale beginning September 15 through the Iowa State Center Ticket Office in Ames or any TicketMaster. Tickets are also available at the door in Fisher Theater prior to performances.

The Cast

Lenny MaGrath – Samantha Koontz
Meg MaGrath – Annie Feenstra
Babe MaGrath – Meghan M. Berkland
Chick Buck Boyle – Noel VanDenBosch
Doc Porter – Noah Allyn
Barnette Lloyd – Taylor Diles

Creative Team

Director – Brad Dell
Scenic Designer – Rob Sunderman
Costume Designer – Kelly Marie Schaefer
Lighting Designer – Seth Rickard
Stage Manager – Rachel Hupp
Assistant Stage Manager – Vivian M. Cook
Assistant Director – Hannah Rublaitus
Box Office Supervisor – Zachary Eskrich
House Manager – Lauren Dursky
Props Masters – Rebel Clodi, Lauren Dursky, Mackenzie Watson
Scenic Painters – Julie Anderson, Meghan Berkland, Kenneth Shibata, Rob Sunderman
Stagehands – Caleb Davidson, Michael Kalenhauser, Taylor Sklenar
Wardrobe – Katie Duval
Light Board – Christian Weiland
Sound Board – Bryce Poellet
Photography – Nancy Thompson
Poster Design – Mary Bendgen
Costume Shop Supervisor – Doris Nash
Costume Shop Assistants – Linsey Heister, Eleanor Lofte, Ariel Prosser, Ashley Schonberg, Sara Turke, Noel VanDenBosch
Scene Shop Supervisor – Derek Hisek
Scene Shop Assistants – James Allender, Nikolai Argue, Rebel Clodi, Caleb Davidson, Lauren Dursky, Ryan Dursky, André Johnson, Jr., Christopher Kent, Katie Olsen, Bryce Poellet, Seth Rickard, Hannah Roberg, Hannah Rublaitus, Kenneth Shibata, Mason Tyer, Justin Voga, Mackenzie Watson
Secretary – Liese VanderBroek


Production photos, publicity photos, and headshots by Nancy Thompson

Read about it in the Iowa State Daily on October 30 and November 7, Inside Iowa State, and the Ames Tribune on October 25 and October 30.

Poster by Mary Bendgen

Publicity photos and production photos by Nancy Thompson