Biography - A Short Wiki
American playwright who won the Tony Award and a Rockefeller Grant, and wrote 1994’s Love! Valour! Compassion! and 1997’s Corpus Cristi.
He worked for the magazine Columbia College Today and graduated in 1960.
He became the center of controversy with Corpus Cristi, a play retelling the story of Jesus Christ with he and all his disciples as homosexuals.
How did Terrence McNally die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||81 years|
|Birthday||November 3, 1938|
|Death date||March 24, 2020|
|Place of death||Sarasota, Florida, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"I like to surprise myself. I've always been attracted to projects where I don't know how they're going to turn out."Terrence McNally
"I'm of the school 'Write what you know.' You can educate yourself, but the best writing usually comes from the heart."Terrence McNally
"Cheating is not the American way. It is small, while we are large. It is cheap, while we are richly endowed. It is destructive, while we are creative. It is doomed to fail, while our gifts and responsibilities call us to achieve. It sabotages trust and weakens the bonds of spirit and humanity, without which we perish."Terrence McNally
"American Playhouse' is very supportive of writers. That's really why writers like to write for 'American Playhouse' for very little money. They care about making your play, your script, not some network production. We're treated like playwrights, not like fodder for some machine."Terrence McNally
"I may think I have inalienable rights to be alive and happy, but I don't - life is a blessing."Terrence McNally