Basics

Show Type
Genders
  • : 3
  • : 0
Age Ranges
  • Adult
  • Young Adult
Style
Period
Time/Place
Kitchen of a small home, Hazelhurst, Mississippi, 1974, evening
Act/Scene
Act Two

Scene Context

In this scene, sisters Lenny, Meg, and Babe are all back under one roof. Meg returned from

Scene Text

Start: Lenny: Hey, I have an idea -- Babe: What? Lenny: Let’s play cards!! Babe: Oh, let’s do! Meg: All right!

End: Babe: Oh, Meg, shut up! Why do you have to make Lenny cry? I just hate it when you make Lenny cry! Lenny! Oh, Lenny -- Meg: I feel like hell.

(Henley, Beth. Crimes of the Heart. New York: Dramatists Play Service, 1981, pp. 45-49.)

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