Local Production Company Brings Tragic Comedy to TNCC

Published: September 20, 2012

Poquoson Island Players will open its 2012-2013 season with Beth Henley’s “Crimes of the Heart” September 21–30 at Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) in the Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium, Hampton campus. The show is open to the public with Friday and Saturday performances at 8 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. shows on Sundays. Tickets are $18 general admission and $15 for students and senior citizens.

In this tragic comedy, three Mississippi sisters face as heap of misfortune throughout their lives. The latest family tragedy finds the youngest sister, Babe, grappling with criminal charges after shooting her abusive husband. As the older sisters try to help Babe, they come face-to-face with some of their own dysfunction. Humor ensues as the sisters face their hardship together.

Poquoson Island Players was created to provide affordable entertainment for theatre lovers on the Virginia Peninsula. The theatre company holds residency at the TNCC auditorium and produces three shows annually, including musicals, comedies and dramas.

For more information and reservations, please call 881-9797. Learn more about the Poquoson Island Players at www.pipstheatre.com. For details about TNCC’s Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium, visit www.tncc.edu.


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