Terrence McNally, Tony-Winning Playwright of Gay Life, Dies at 81
Mr. McNally, who died of coronavirus complications, introduced audiences to characters and situations that most mainstream theater had previously shunted into comic asides.
He wrote 36 plays, and won four Tony awards. The coronavirus has taken Terrence McNally.
This Angela Lansbury anecdote in Terrence McNally’s obituary.
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Terrence McNally, the Tony-Winning playwright whose credits include "Ragtime," "Master Class," "Kiss of the Spider Woman" and "Love! Valour! Compassion!", died today at 81 of coronavirus complications. He was a lung cancer survivor with chronic COPD.
"I may think I have inalienable rights to be alive and happy, but I don't - life is a blessing." -Terrence McNally
Terrence McNally, the great playwright and Tony winner behind "Ragtime," "Kiss of the Spider Woman" and "Master Class," passed away at 81 due to coronavirus complications. His wide-ranging, 55-year-long musical oeuvre will endure for years to come.