Erica McKibbern Black Erica McKibbern Black is one of the Valley’s finest stage mangers and served as the last managing director of Actors Theatre, which closed in December, 2014. She is the wife of lighting designer Paul Black. Paul Black and his wife, Erica McKibben Black, enjoy a night out at the Royal Palms Inn. (Photo borrowed from Erica’s Facebook page) NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS Actors Theatre. 2001-2002. Angels in America; Angels in America: Millennium Approaches and Perestroika. Cathy Dresbach, Lillie Richardson, Alvin Keith, Christopher Williams, Jon Gentry, Oliver Wadsworth, Natalie Inglish Nesbitt and Rusty Ferracane. Erica was stage manger for both productions.