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Now Showing: Crimes of the Heart

The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, is unmarried at 30 and facing diminishing marital prospects; Meg, the middle sister, is back after a failed singing career on the West Coast; while Babe, the youngest, is out on bail after having shot her husband in the stomach. Their troubles, grave and yet, somehow, hilarious, are highlighted by their priggish cousin, Chick, and by the awkward young lawyer. Production dates are April 25-27 and May 1-3, 2014, with a preview performance on April 23. Learn more.

Pierre Players/View 34 Dinner Theater: Four Weddings and an Elvis

Pierre Players/View 34 will present the dinner theater Four Weddings and an Elvis on May 8, 9 and 10, 2014, at View. 34. Sandy, the four-times married, three-times divorced owner of a wedding chapel in Las Vegas, has seen her fair share of matrimonies! In the hilarious Four Weddings and an Elvis, witness four of her funniest with the final wedding the funniest of all: Sandy’s fifth and final wedding which reveals a hilarious twist! Dinner theater doors open 6 p.m. at View 34, with the meal to be served at 6:30 p.m. The production will begin at 7 p.m., with a 15 minute intermission. To reserve tickets, call View 34 at 605.224.7537. Learn more.

Pierre Players' Children's Theater Workshop

Pierre Players is teaching a theater workshop for students entering third through fifth grades June 16-20, 3-5 p.m., at the Grand Opera House. The workshop offers instruction in expression/movement, costume/set design, and makeup and will conclude with a full production at the Steamboat Park Amphitheater on June 21, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. during Oahe Days. Registration will open on Monday, April 28, through Pierre Parks & Recreation's Summer Recreation Program and space is limited. For more information, contact Michele Beeler at info@pierreplayers.com or 605.999.8503. Learn more.

Upcoming Auditions: South Pacific

People of all ages, as well as children, and backstage assistance are needed for Pierre Player's production of Rodger & Hammerstein's South Pacific. Auditions dates are: May 26-27, 2014 (sing along), May 28-29, 2014 (tryouts), and May 30, 2014 (callbacks). Production dates are July 25-27, July 31 and Aug. 1-3, with a preview performance on July 21. For more information, email director Jay Mickelson or call 605.224.7732 or 605.295.1182 or email assistant director Hannah Carda or call 605.222.7723. Learn more.

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