Basics

Show Type
Genders
  • : 1
  • : 1
Age Ranges
  • Young Adult
  • Adult
Style
Period
Time/Place
Kitchen of a small home, Hazelhurst, Mississippi, 1974, evening
Act/Scene
Act Two

Scene Context

Babe’s in terrible trouble. She’s shot her husband, who also happens to be the best attorney in

Scene Text

Start: Barnette: Mmm-huh! Yes! I see, I see! Well, we can work on that! And of course, this is mere conjecture! Difficult, if not impossible, to probe. Ha! Yes. Yes, indeed. Indeed --

End: Babe: Please, don’t call me Mrs. Botrelle. Barnette: All right. Babe: My name’s Becky. People in the family call me Babe, but my real name’s Becky. Barnette: All right, Becky.

(Henley, Beth. Crimes of the Heart. New York: Dramatists Play Service, 1981, pp. 34-36.)

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