Playwright Terrence McNally Dies Of COVID-19 Complications At Age 81


Four-time Tony Award winner Terrence McNally died on Tuesday, March 24 at the age of 81 due to complications from COVID-19. The playwright was a lung cancer survivor who lived with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He passed away in Sarasota, Florida.

McNally received the 2019 Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre. McNally is best known for productions like Anastasia (2017), Mothers and Sons (2014), Master Class (2011, 1995), Ragtime (2009, 1998), The Ritz (2007, 1983, 1975), Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune (2002), The Full Monty (2000), Love! Valour! Compassion! (1995), Kiss of the Spider Woman (1993), The Rink (1984) and And Things That Go Bump in the Night (1965).

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