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This Week's Radio Broadcast
Crimes of the Heart
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.
Park Your Car in Harvard Yard
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.
Never the Sinner
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.
The Importance of Being Earnest
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.
The Road to Mecca
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.