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Kathleen Turner and Matthew Rhys in "The Graduate" adapted by Terry Johnson

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Crimes of the Heart

By: Beth Henley
Directed by: Gordon House
Starring: Ray BakerDonna BullockArye GrossGlenne HeadlySondra LockeBelita Moreno

Air Date: March 28, 2020

Beth Henley's Pulitzer Prize-winner is a deeply touching and funny play about three eccentric sisters from a small Southern town rocked by scandal when Babe, the youngest, shoots her husband. Humor and pathos abound as the sisters unite with an intense young lawyer to save Babe from a murder charge, and overcome their family's painful past. A BBC co-production.

Original music by Theo Mondle.

Recorded at the KCRW Studios, Santa Monica in January 1996.

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Park Your Car in Harvard Yard

By: Israel Horovitz
Directed by: Mark Ward
Starring: Judith IveyJason Robards

Air Date: April 4, 2020

Jacob Brackish, meanest teacher at Gloucester High is dying. His ad for a caregiver is answered by Kathleen, a former student he flunked years before.

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Never the Sinner

By: John Logan
Directed by: Steve Scott
Starring: William LarsonRon LivingstonDenis O'HareDonna Powers

Air Date: April 11, 2020

Two boys commit a murder―not for gain, or out of passion―but just to experience the thrill, based on the infamous 1924 trial of Leopold and Loeb.

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The Importance of Being Earnest

By: Oscar Wilde
Directed by: Michael Hackett
Starring: James MarstersCharles BuschJill Gascoine

Air Date: April 18, 2020

Oscar Wilde's stylish send-up of Victorian courtship and manners, complete with assumed names, mistaken lovers, and a lost handbag.

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The Road to Mecca

By: Athol Fugard
Directed by: Steve Albrezzi
Starring: Julie HarrisAmy IrvingHarris Yulin

Air Date: April 25, 2020

A local clergyman and a young woman visitor try to decide whether Miss Helen's peculiar art is an outpouring of creativity or an outbreak of madness.

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