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Beth Henley Collected Plays: Vol. I / Edition 1
     

Beth Henley Collected Plays: Vol. I / Edition 1

by Beth Henley
 

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ISBN-10: 1575252589

ISBN-13: 2901575252581

Pub. Date: 06/01/2000

Publisher: Smith & Kraus, Inc.

Plays in Henley's Volume I are presented in the order in which they were first produced in New York. She includes with her introductions to each play a selection of her friends' memories.

Beth Henley: was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Drama and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best American Play for her first full-length play, Crimes of the Heart, which

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Plays in Henley's Volume I are presented in the order in which they were first produced in New York. She includes with her introductions to each play a selection of her friends' memories.

Beth Henley: was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Drama and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best American Play for her first full-length play, Crimes of the Heart, which was the co-winner in 1979 of the Great American Play Contest sponsored by the Actors Theatre of Louisville .

Ms. Henley's screenplay for the film version of Crimes of the Heart won her an Academy Award Nomination. The film was directed by Bruce Beresford and starred Diane Keaton, Jessica Lange, Sissy Spacek and Sam Shepard. She wrote the screenplay for Miss Firecracker starring Holly Hunter, Mary Steenburgen and Tim Robbins, the screenplay for Nobody's Fool starring Rosanna Arquette and Eric Roberts, a teleplay for the PBS series, Trying Times, and co-wrote David Byrne's True Stories.

About the Author:
Beth Henley was born and raised in Mississippi, is a graduate from Southern Methodist University and lives in Los Angeles with her son Patrick.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901575252581
Publisher:
Smith & Kraus, Inc.
Publication date:
06/01/2000
Series:
Beth Henley Series
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
352

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