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URI’s tragic comedy finds humor in serious matters

February 20, 2014

Meet the MaGrath sisters: Julia Bartoletti of Charton, Mass., as Meg and Daren DeFrank of West Hartford, Conn., as Lenny.

KINGSTON – The University of Rhode Island Theatre Department will present “Crimes of the Heart,” described as a tragic comic family feud, beginning this Thursday.

The Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, written by Beth Henley, tells the story of the three MaGrath sisters who reunited at their grandfather’s home in Hazelhurst, Miss., after the youngest sister, Babe, shoots her husband.

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