School presents dark comedy |

School presents dark comedy

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Provided to the Tahoe Daily Tribune. Cast member of the South Tahoe High School performance of "Crimes of the Heart" are, from left, Sarah Payne, John Terry, Tessa Dixon, Eithan Niven, Allie Grant and Bri McWhorter.

The South Tahoe High School performing arts department will present the play, “Crimes of the Heart” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday at the STHS Little Theater. Praised by STHS drama teacher Liz Niven as a masterpiece of American theater, the play is written by Beth Henley. The play’s theme is the relationship of three sisters.

Tickets for the Friday and Saturday performances are $6 for adults, $5 for students and free to STHS students with a super ASB card. Proceeds from Sunday’s performance will be donated to the American Red Cross to help with hurricane relief efforts in the Gulf Coast. Tickets for Sunday’s performance are $5 and super ASB cards will not be honored.

“Crimes of the Heart,” described as a heart-warming, dark comedy, is appropriate for youth of middle-school age and up, with content and interest level in mind.