Terrence McNally is an American playwright. He is known for his play “Frankie and Johnny at the Claire de Lune” for which he wrote the screen adaptation which starred Al Pacino and Michelle Pfeiffer. In 1990, McNally won an Emmy Award for Best Writing in a Miniseries or Special for “Andre’s Mother”.
With “Kiss of the Spider Woman”, McNally turned his attentions to the musical stage, and won the 1993 Tony Award for “Best Book of a Musical.” His other plays include “Love! Valour! Compassion!”, “Corpus Christi” and “Master Class”, which won the 1996 Tony Award for “Best Play.”
In addition to four Tony Awards, McNally has received two Guggenheim Fellowships, a Rockefeller Grant, the Lucille Lortel Award, the Hull-Warriner Award, and a citation from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He has been a member of the Dramatists Guild Council since 1970 and has served as vice-president since 1981.
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