WorldCat Identities

Henley, Beth

Overview
Works: 135 works in 374 publications in 9 languages and 12,389 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy plays  Tragedies (Drama)  Comedy films  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Film adaptations  Interviews  Filmed interviews 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Interviewer, Scenarist, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3558.E4962, 812.54
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Most widely held works about Beth Henley
 
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Most widely held works by Beth Henley
Crimes of the heart : a play by Beth Henley( Book )

46 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in 7 languages and held by 2,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deeply touching play about three eccentric sisters from a small Southern town rocked by scandal when Babe, the youngest, shoots her husband. Humor and pathos abound as the sisters unite with an intense young lawyer to save Babe from a murder charge
Beth Henley : collected plays by Beth Henley( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A worn path by Eudora Welty( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program is based on a Eudora Welty short story about a 95-year-old African-American woman who undertakes a long journey into town to get medicine for her ailing grandson
The Miss Firecracker contest : a play by Beth Henley( Book )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Miss Firecracker contest by Beth Henley( Book )

15 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The debutante ball by Beth Henley( Book )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and German and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beth Henley : four plays by Beth Henley( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wake of Jamey Foster by Beth Henley( Book )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True stories by David Byrne( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at Virgil, Texas, and its eccentric inhabitants which include the bachelor who posts a "wife wanted" sign on his lawn, the world's laziest woman, and a precision lawn-mower marching team
Impossible marriage by Beth Henley( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and German and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monologues for women by Beth Henley( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crimes of the heart by Beth Henley( Recording )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deeply touching play about three eccentric sisters from a small Southern town rocked by scandal when Babe, the youngest, shoots her husband. Humor and pathos abound as the sisters unite with an intense young lawyer to save Babe from a murder charge
Am I blue : a play by Beth Henley( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Best American Short Plays 2001-2002( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lucky Spot : a play by Beth Henley( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is Christmastime 1934 -- the low point of the Great Depression -- and compulsive gambler Reed Hooker is preparing for the grand opening of his newly acquired rural dance hall, the Lucky Spot, while juggling friends, enemies, his estranged wife, and his pregnant girlfriend
Abundance by Beth Henley( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Intimate epic about mail-order brides in the Old West ..."--P. [4] of cover
Crimes of the heart by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and Multiple languages and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three off-beat sisters reunite after a bizarre incident
Ridiculous fraud by Beth Henley( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A disastrous New Orleans wedding rehearsal dinner is the latest in a series of unfortunate events that befall the Clay brothers in Beth Henley's boisterous and bittersweet new comedy. Daddy's in jail for fraud, Uncle Baites has taken up with a panhandler, and Lafcad's just called off his own wedding. What family doesn't have its ups and downs? Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Crimes of the Heart, Henley returns to her Southern roots with a vengeance in RIDICULOUS FRAUD, an equally outsized and even more achingly poignant saga of three grown brothers trying to outrun a family history that tends to the worst-case scenario."--Publisher's website
Revelers by Beth Henley( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a cottage on the shore of Lake Michigan, devotees of Dash Grey, the charismatic artistic director of Chicago's struggling Red Lantern Theatre, have come to commemorate his death, bringing along their own agendas
Signature by Beth Henley( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Crimes of the heart : a play
Alternative Names
Becker Henley, Elizabeth

Beth Henley Amerikaans actrice

Beth Henley amerikansk skådespelare

Beth Henley amerikansk skodespelar

Beth Henley amerikansk skuespiller

Beth Henley dramaturge et comédienne américaine

Beth Henley US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Henley, Elizabeth Becker

Хенли, Бет

بث هنلی بازیگر آمریکایی

ベス・ヘンリー

ヘンリー, ベス

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Beth Henley : collected playsThe Miss Firecracker contest : a playBeth Henley : four playsImpossible marriageMonologues for womenCrimes of the heartAm I blue : a playThe Best American Short Plays 2001-2002