WorldCat Identities

Henley, Beth

Overview
Works: 148 works in 419 publications in 2 languages and 13,649 library holdings
Genres: Drama  One-act plays  Periodicals  Comedy plays  Comedy films  Tragedies (Drama)  Thrillers (Fiction)  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Interviewer, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Conceptor, Editor
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 )

36 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,422 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 )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Best short plays( )

in English and held by 646 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 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Miss Firecracker contest by Beth Henley( Book )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As in the Pulitzer Prize-winning Crimes of the Heart, it is the characters who count in this Mississippi spectacuian
The Miss Firecracker contest : a play by Beth Henley( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best American plays( )

in English and held by 473 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 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Impossible marriage by Beth Henley( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and German and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Am I blue : a play by Beth Henley( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 343 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
Beth Henley : four plays by Beth Henley( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A worn path by Eudora Welty( Visual )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Abundance by Beth Henley( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Intimate epic about mail-order brides in the Old West ..."--P. [4] of cover
True stories by David Byrne( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 315 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
Crimes of the heart by Beth Henley( Recording )

22 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 281 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
Monologues for women by Beth Henley( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revelers by Beth Henley( )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 252 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( )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers, Boswell and Maxwell, are living in Los Angeles in the year 2052. While Boswell seeks to revive his fame as a once-acclaimed art philosopher before he dies, Maxwell, distraught when his wife divorces him on video divorce, calls up the Euthanasia Hot Line and requests to be "euthed" because of a broken heart. Max becomes an icon of twenty-first-century romantic love, suddenly discovering the wonders of glamour and the price of fame
The Best American Short Plays 2001-2002( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Crimes of the heart : a play
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Beth Henley : collected playsThe Miss Firecracker contest : a playImpossible marriageAm I blue : a playBeth Henley : four playsAbundanceCrimes of the heartMonologues for women
Alternative Names
Becker Henley, Elizabeth

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Henley, Elizabeth Becker

Хенли, Бет

בת' הנלי שחקנית אמריקאית

بث هنلی

بث هنلی بازیگر آمریکایی

ベス・ヘンリー

ヘンリー, ベス

Languages
English (218)

German (3)