Exposed by Beth Henley
Black Box PAC's 2022 #SaveOurStages season continues with the World Premiere production of EXPOSED by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Beth Henley (Crimes of the Heart, The Miss Firecracker Contest, David Byrne's True Stories)!
Featuring the talents of BBPAC Repertory actors Michael Gardiner, Kentrell Loftin, Danielle MacMath, Katie North, and Ilana Schimmel under Artistic Director Matt Okin's direction, this fast-moving, poignant comedy follows five interconnected individuals on the Winter Solstice as they try to escape the pervasive loneliness of late 1990's Los Angeles.
EXPOSED was presented as a workshop by New York Stage and Film Company and The Powerhouse Theater at Vassar in July 2003.
May 7 through 28
EXTENDED! Extra performances June 2 - 5
Beth Henley is an award-winning playwright, screenwriter, and professor. Her plays include Crimes of the Heart (Pulitzer Prize in Drama and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best American Play), The Wake of Jamey Foster, The Miss Firecracker Contest, Am I Blue, The Lucky Spot, The Debutante Ball, Abundance, Control Freaks, Impossible Marriage, Family Week, Ridiculous Fraud, The Jacksonian, Laugh, and The Unbuttoning. Her plays have been produced on Broadway and across the country as well as internationally and translated into twelve languages. Ms. Henley's screenplays include Crimes of the Heart (nominated for an Academy Award), Nobodies Fool, The Miss Firecracker Contest, and David Byrne’s True Stories. Ms. Henley is a recipient of The American Theatre Wing 1998 Award for Distinguished Achievement in Playwriting, Susan Smith Blackburn Finalist for Crimes of the Heart and Ridiculous Fraud; Richard Wright Literary Excellence Award 2000; New York Stage and Film Honoree, 2007, ATHE Career Achievement Award, 2010, and the American Theater Award at the William Inge Festival, 2017. Originally from Mississippi, Ms. Henley now lives in Los Angeles and serves as the Presidential Professor at LMU/LA.