BREAKING: Award-winning playwright dies from coronavirus complications

MARCH 24, 2020

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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 many other major works, was a lung cancer survivor with chronic pulmonary disease, and died today at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Florida, at the age of 81.

McNally’s death was confirmed by his spokesperson Matt Polk. The Tony Award-winning playwright was 81, and is survived by his husband, Broadway producer Tom Kirdahy.

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One of the greatest American playwrights of his generation, McNally was a four-time Tony Award winner, recipient of the 2019 Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre, and 1994 Pulitzer Prize nominee, McNally wrote landmark and popular plays and musicals including Master Class, Ragtime, The Ritz, Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, The Full Monty, Love! Valour! Compassion!, Kiss of the Spider Woman, The Rink and And Things That Go Bump in the Night. His more recent productions include Anastasia and Mothers and Sons.

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