Thursday, March 26, 2020

'Fresh Air' Remembers Broadway Playwright Terrence McNally by Terry Gross

McNally, who died March 24 due to complications related to COVID-19, won Tony awards for Love! Valour! Compassion!, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Ragtime and Master Class. Originally broadcast J…

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Frankie, Johnny and Terrence: Audra McDonald on McNally's classic romance by As Told To Chris Wiegand

The revered US playwright, who died earlier this week, is remembered as a kind, wickedly funny friend by the actor who starred in three of his plays There is a musicality to all three of the…

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Multiple Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally dies due to coronavirus complications at 81 by Mark Kennedy

The American playwright, known for plays like “Master Class” and musicals such as “Ragtime,” was a lung cancer survivor who lived with chronic inflammatory lung disease.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Honored Playwright Terrence McNally Dies Of Coronavirus At Age 81 by Jeff Lunden

McNally had suffered from lung cancer and pulmonary problems. He won his first Tony Award for Kiss of the Spider Woman. He also won Tonys for Love! Valor! Compassion!, Master Class and Ragti…

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Terrence McNally by Barry Gordin

Theater Community Mourns the Death of Celebrated  Playwright Terrence McNally By: Ellis Nassour March 25, 2020: Beloved playwright Terrence McNally, a four-time Tony Award-winner, w…

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He would have written the greatest play about this.

Yesterday, the COVID-19 crisis got very personal for every one of us in the theater industry, as it claimed the life of one of our greatest playwrights and greatest gentlemen, Terrence McNal…

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Remembering the Musicals of Terrence McNally by Mark Robinson

On March 24, 2020, we were forced to say goodbye to prolific playwright Terrence McNally. He died at age 81 from complications brought about by the coronavirus. The author of such acclai…

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Tug Rice Pays Tribute to the Career and Characters of Late Broadway Great Terrence McNally by

The theater world was stunned by the death of playwright Terrence McNally, who left a remarkable canon of plays and musicals over his six-decade career as a playwright and librettist. Broadw…

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Terrence McNally, Four Time Tony Winning Playwright, Author of “Master Class,” Has Died at Age 81 from Coronavirus by Roger Friedman

This is really tragic: Terrence McNally is dead at age 81. Four time Tony winner, Pulitzer Prize nominee, recipient of a 2019

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(Richard Natale’s and Brent Lang’s article appeared in Variety, 3/24.) Terrence McNally, the playwright behind “Master Class” and “Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune,” has d…

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Terrence McNally Mourned: “A Giant In Our World”, Lin-Manuel Miranda Says by Erik Pedersen

Terrence McNally, the revered playwright behind such Broadway shows as Master Class and Frankie and Johnny at the Clair de Lune who also wrote the books for Kiss of the Spider Woman, The F…

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Terrence McNally Dies from Coronavirus Complications by Sandi Durell

  Terrence McNally died. His long, varied and prolific career as a playwright, musical librettist and screenwriter earned him four Tony Awards and an Emmy. He died today, March 24 from coro…

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Terrence McNally death: Tony-winning playwright dies aged 81 by Clémence Michallon, Clémence Michallon

His works include 'Love! Valour! Compassion!' and 'Master Class'

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“Theater changes hearts” – Terrence McNally (November 3, 1938 – March 24, 2020), by New York Theater

Playwright Terrence McNally, 81, has died,  reportedly from complications from the coronavirus. His prolific career included winning Tony Awards for the plays “Love! Valour! Compassion!…

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Tony Award-Winning Playwright Terrence McNally Dies at 81 by Ryan McPhee

Among his celebrated works were Love! Valour! Compassion!, Master Class, and the books to Ragtime and Kiss of the Spider Woman.

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Playwright Terrence McNally Dies Of Complications Due To Coronavirus by Greg Evans

Acclaimed playwright Terrence McNally has died of complications due to coronavirus. The author of Master Class, Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune and Love! Valour! Compassion!, among m…

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Zoe Caldwell Taught a Master Class Every Time She Stepped Onstage by American Theatre Editors

She was a creature of the theatre with an exquisite voice and an unshakeable presence, and oh, how she held the stage.

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Sunday, March 1, 2020

Steve Ross Spring Masterclass by David Sabella

STEVE ROSS MASTER CLASS “The only thing better than singin’ is more singin’ ” – Ella Fitzgerald Come and release your inner Ella! When if not now? Who if not you? Dear Musical Frie…

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Saturday, February 29, 2020

Broadway Usher Who Tested Positive for Coronavirus Just Happy to Get Any Sort of Exposure by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. NEW YORK, NY – The Broadway community was hit with some shocking news this past Wednesday, when it was announced an usher for both the revival of Who’s …

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Monday, February 24, 2020

Broadway Theaters to Dim Lights in Memory of Four-Time Tony-Winning Actress Zoe Caldwell by Andy Lefkowitz

The Broadway League has announced that marquee lights of all Broadway venues will be dimmed for one minute on February 28 at 7:45pm in memory of veteran actress Zoe Caldwell. The Tony-winnin…

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(Neil Genzlinger’s article appeared in The New York Times, 2/18; via Pam Green; Photo: Patrick A. Burns/The New York Times.) ZOE CALDWELL, WINNER OF FOUR TONY AWARDS, IS DEAD AT 86 Her sig…

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Broadway Theaters to Dim Lights in Memory of Tony Winner Zoe Caldwell

Caldwell played Maria Callas in the original Broadway production of Terrence McNally's Master Class, among other roles.

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Saturday, February 22, 2020

Tony Winner Betty Buckley Chats About Upcoming Café Carlyle Run, Master Class, Her Year in Hello, Dolly!, and the Cats Film by Andrew Gans

The Broadway favorite returns to the intimate nightspot March 10–21.

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Friday, February 21, 2020

Renée Fleming Donates Archives To Juilliard

American soprano Renée Fleming, one of the most beloved and celebrated singers of our time, is donating her personal archives to Juilliard, her alma mater. The announcement was made by Juil…

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Zoe Caldwell, a Four-Time Tony-Winning Broadway Legend, Has Died at 86

Caldwell was last seen on Broadway as Maria Callas in the original production of Terrence McNally's Master Class.

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Zoe Caldwell, four-time Tony Award winner, dies at 86 by Maureen Lee Lenker

Broadway actress Zoe Caldwell, who won four Tony Awards over the course of her decades-long career, died Feb. 16 from complications due to Parkinson’s disease. She was 86. Her son Charlie …

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Zoe Caldwell, Winner of Four Tony Awards, Is Dead at 86 by Neil Genzlinger

Her signature performances included the title role in “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie” and Maria Callas in “Master Class.”

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Zoe Caldwell, 4-Time Tony-Winning Actor, Dies at Age 86 by Mark Peikert

Ms. Caldwell earned Tony Awards for Slapstick Tragedy, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Medea, and Master Class.

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Zoe Caldwell Dies: Four-Time Tony Winner Who Played Maria Callas In ‘Master Class’ Was 86 by Erik Pedersen

Zoe Caldwell, a veteran stage, TV and film actress who won four Tony Awards and originated the Broadway roles of Maria Callas in Master Class and the title character in The Prime of Miss J…

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Monday, February 10, 2020

Review: GALA’s Exquisita Agonía (Exquisite Agony), visually and emotionally stunning by Susan Galbraith

Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Nilo Cruz has come to Washington’s GALA Hispanic Theatre to direct his most recent play, and has unleashed from his prodigiously creative mind something l…

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