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Curtain Call ensemble superb in season opener

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Theater historian Brooks McNamara called “Crimes of the Heart” a “pitch-black comedy,” and the audience knows what he means from the get-go. The first scene of this Pulitzer Prize-winner, now in a good-looking and strongly performed production at Curtain Call, features sober-sided Lenny MaGrath (Jill Wanderman) attempting to celebrate — alone — her 30th birthday with a candle on a cookie. Before she can complete this slightly pathetic gesture, however, in barges her bossy cousin, ...

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