A Preliminary Calendar of the Works of Terrence McNally

  title={A Preliminary Calendar of the Works of Terrence McNally},
  author={R J Frontain},
  journal={ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes and Reviews},
  pages={105 - 123}
  • R. Frontain
  • Published 30 April 2010
  • Art
  • ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes and Reviews
Playwright Terrence McNally (b. 3 November 1938) continues to be one of the most celebrated playwrights of his generation. However, the absence of a uniform edition of his works makes it difficult for theater historians and literary critics to assess the full extent of his accomplishment. The opening of his archive at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas in Austin (HRC) makes available to scholars McNally’s unpublished works; early drafts of his published works… 


Andre's Mother (dir. Deborah Reinisch, American Playhouse/ WGBH Boston Video)
    Streisand" offers gossipy asides about such gay Broadway stalwarts as Lorenz Hart
    • impersonator Stephen Brimberg) at a benefit for the New York City Gay Men's Chorus
    Screen adaptation of 1975's The Ritz
      Thirteen episodes in this situation comedy were broadcast concerning a feisty, warmhearted Italian widow (Lila Kaye) who hosts a local cooking show from the kitchen of her Brooklyn apartment
        Unproduced television pilot for a situation comedy set in the Student Health Center of a Rhode Island university, "freely adapted" from a British comedy series, A Very Peculiar Practice
        • 1988
        A Man of No Importance (based on the 1994 filmscript by Barry Devlin; music by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens)
          Coauthored with Wendy Wasserstein as one portion of a three-part television special titled Liza Minelli in Sam Found Out: A Triple Play (ABC
            Unproduced film biography of composer Giacomo Puccini that movingly explores the intersection of life and art. early 1990s
            • Boo!
            Screen adaptation of 1987's Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune
            • 1993