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After a sold out Q&A session with Beth Henley and Craig LucasBlack Box PAC’s world premiere production of Exposed by Beth Henley was extended! The show, originally scheduled to close on Saturday, May 28, returns after Labor Day Weekend for another four performances: June 2, 3, 4 and 5 at 8 p.m. The show runs at The Black Box Performing Arts Center – 49 East Palisade Avenue in Englewood, NJ. Tickets are available now at www.BlackBoxPAC.com

On Sunday, May 22, Ms. Henley, who worked with the creative team via Zoom from the West Coast during rehearsals, watched the show and participated in a live and in-person question-and-answer session after the show. The Q&A was moderated by the renowned Tony Nominee 2022 Craig Lucaswhose play Ode to Joy received its NJ premiere at BBPAC in February and received rave reviews!

Exposed was presented as a workshop by the New York Stage and Film Company and The Powerhouse Theater in Vassar in July 2003. This fast-paced, poignant comedy follows five connected individuals at the winter solstice as they attempt to escape the ever-present loneliness of the late 1990s lot of Angels.

Beth Henley is an award-winning playwright, screenwriter and professor. Her plays include Crimes of the Heart (Pulitzer Prize in Drama and 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 Cheating, The Jacksonian, Laugh and The Unbuttoning. Her plays have been produced on Broadway, nationally and internationally, and translated into twelve languages. Ms. Henley’s screenplays include Crimes of the Heart (nominated for an Academy Award), Nobody’s Fool, The Miss Firecracker Contest and David Byrn‘s true stories. Ms. Henley is a recipient of the American Theater Wing 1998 Award for Distinguished Achievement in Playwriting, Suzanne Schmidt 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 William Inge Festival, 2017.a?? Originally from Mississippi, Ms. Henley now lives in Los Angeles and is Presidential Professor at LMU/LA.

Black Box Performing Arts Center (BBPAC), a 501c3 nonprofit founded in Teaneck in 2015 and relocated to 49 East Palisade Avenue in Englewood in 2019, and Black Box Studios (BBS), operating in Bergen County since 2007 together make up Northern New Jersey Premiere Theater and School of Performing Arts. BBPAC is a working professional theater run by The Black Box Rep Company, a group of collaborative artists dedicated to collaborative, cuttingEdge Theater. The close-knit community generates whole seasons of editing itself Edge Theaterrevives both old and new classics and at the same time develops original works for the intimate stage.

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