Auditions for Crimes of the Heart

Written by Beth Henley


Auditions will be held on Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 6:00-11:00 p.m.

At Theatre Gym in Virginia Rep Center (114 W. Broad Street, Richmond VA, 23220)

Auditions are by appointment only.

To request an appointment:

● Please email
● Include CRIMES OF THE HEART – AUDITION REQUEST in the subject line
● The body of your email should include the following:
○ your full name
○ the role(s) for which you wish to be considered
○ headshot
○ resume
○ Incomplete audition requests will not be processed
● NOTE: Once your audition request has been processed, you will receive a Confirmation Email that contains further details regarding your audition, including your audition appointment time.

Callbacks will be held on Sunday, March 11, 2018; 6:30-11:00 PM.

Rehearsals begin June 26, 2018 for a run of July 20, 2018 – August 26, 2018 at Virginia Rep’s Historic Hanover Tavern.

Union and Non-Union. All performers will be paid.

Virginia Repertory Theatre is an equal opportunity employer. Performers of all ethnicities, races, gender identities,and (dis)abilities are strongly encouraged to audition.

In this Southern Gothic comedy, three sisters reunite to escape their past in the hopes of a better tomorrow, yet their present reality offers hilarious and troublesome obstacles. This Pulitzer Prize-winning play takes a touching and irreverent look at sisterhood and what it means to find yourself amidst despair.

More about the show

What to prepare:

Those auditioning are asked to prepare sides from the script. Sides will be provided in the Confirmation Email from Hard copies will be provided at the venue.


4f, 2m
Lenny Magrath (30) – the oldest sister
Chick Boyle (29) – the sister’s first cousin
Doc Porter (30) – Meg’s old boyfriend
Meg Magrath (27) – the middle sister
Babe Botrelle (24) – the youngest sister
Barnette Lloyd (26) – Babe’s lawyer

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