Gender
Male
Born
Nov 03, 1938
St. Petersburg, Florida, USA
Died
Mar 24, 2020
Sarasota, Florida, USA
Writer
Relations
Husband of
Thomas Kirdahy (2010 - 2020) McNally's death
Comments
Other plays include "A Perfect Ganesh," "The Lisbon Traviata," "Lips Together, Teeth Apart," and "Corpus Christi."
Media
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  • CREDITS
    Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune (May 30, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019)
    • Written by Terrence McNally
    PlayDramaRevival
    Prince of Broadway (Aug 24, 2017 - Oct 29, 2017)
    • Book for "Kiss of the Spider Woman" by Terrence McNally
    MusicalRevueOriginal
    Anastasia (Apr 24, 2017 - Mar 31, 2019)
    • Book by Terrence McNally
    MusicalOriginal
    The Visit (Apr 23, 2015 - Jun 14, 2015)
    • Book by Terrence McNally
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    It's Only a Play (Oct 09, 2014 - Jun 07, 2015)
    • Written by Terrence McNally
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Mothers and Sons (Mar 24, 2014 - Jun 22, 2014)
    • Written by Terrence McNally
    PlayDramaOriginal
    Master Class (Jul 07, 2011 - Sep 04, 2011)
    • Written by Terrence McNally
    PlayRevival
    Catch Me If You Can (Apr 10, 2011 - Sep 04, 2011)
    • Book by Terrence McNally
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Ragtime (Nov 15, 2009 - Jan 10, 2010)
    • Book by Terrence McNally
    MusicalDramaRevival
    The Ritz (Oct 11, 2007 - Dec 09, 2007)
    • Written by Terrence McNally
    PlayComedy FarceRevival
    Deuce (May 06, 2007 - Aug 19, 2007)
    • Written by Terrence McNally
    PlayOriginal
    Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life (Dec 11, 2005 - Feb 19, 2006)
    • Written by Terrence McNally
    MusicalOriginal
    Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune (Aug 08, 2002 - Mar 09, 2003)
    • Written by Terrence McNally
    PlayDramaOriginal
    The Full Monty (Oct 26, 2000 - Sep 01, 2002)
    • Book by Terrence McNally
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Ragtime (Jan 18, 1998 - Jan 16, 2000)
    • Book by Terrence McNally
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    Master Class (Nov 05, 1995 - Jun 29, 1997)
    • Written by Terrence McNally
    PlayOriginal
    Love! Valour! Compassion! (Feb 14, 1995 - Sep 17, 1995)
    • Written by Terrence McNally
    PlayOriginal
    Kiss of the Spider Woman (May 03, 1993 - Jul 01, 1995)
    • Book by Terrence McNally
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    The Rink (Feb 09, 1984 - Aug 04, 1984)
    • Book by Terrence McNally
    MusicalOriginal
    The Ritz (May 02, 1983 - May 02, 1983)
    • Written by Terrence McNally
    PlayComedy FarceRevival
    The Ritz (Jan 20, 1975 - Jan 04, 1976)
    • Written by Terrence McNally
    PlayComedy FarceOriginal
    Bad Habits (May 05, 1974 - Oct 05, 1974)
    • Ravenswood
    • Written by Terrence McNally
    PlayOne Act ComedyOriginal
    • Dunelawn
    • Written by Terrence McNally
    PlayOne Act ComedyOriginal
    Morning, Noon and Night (Nov 28, 1968 - Jan 11, 1969)
    • Written by Terrence McNally
    PlayOne ActOriginal
    And Things That Go Bump in the Night (Apr 26, 1965 - May 08, 1965)
    • Written by Terrence McNally
    PlayOriginal
    The Lady of the Camellias (Mar 20, 1963 - Mar 30, 1963)
    • Adaptation by Terrence McNally
    PlayOriginal
    Anastasia (Oct 09, 2018 - Mar 12, 2020)
    • Book by Terrence McNally
    MusicalOriginal
    Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life (Dec 19, 2006 - Jun 10, 2007)
    • Book by Terrence McNally
    MusicalOriginal
    The Full Monty (Apr 16, 2002 - Dec 14, 2003)
    • Book by Terrence McNally
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    The Full Monty (May 22, 2001 - Oct 27, 2001)
    • Book by Terrence McNally
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Ragtime (Jul 31, 1999 - Jun 10, 2001)
    • Book by Terrence McNally
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    Ragtime - Chicago (Oct 27, 1998 - Jun 27, 1999)
    • Book by Terrence McNally
    MusicalSit-DownOriginal
    Ragtime (Apr 14, 1998 - Mar 28, 1999)
    • Book by Terrence McNally
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    Ragtime - Los Angeles (May 29, 1997 - Apr 12, 1998)
    • Book by Terrence McNally
    MusicalSit-DownOriginal
    Master Class (Oct 29, 1996 - Nov 23, 1997)
    • Written by Terrence McNally
    PlayOriginal
    Kiss of the Spider Woman (Nov 01, 1994 - May 04, 1996)
    • Book by Terrence McNally
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    The Visit (Nov 30, 2011 - Nov 30, 2011)
    • Book by Terrence McNally
    SpecialBenefitConcertRevival
    The 24 Hour Plays 2008 (Nov 17, 2008 - Nov 17, 2008)
    • Written by Terrence McNally
    SpecialBenefitOriginal
    The 24 Hour Plays 2006 (Oct 23, 2006 - Oct 23, 2006)
    • "The Sunday Times" written by Terrence McNally
    SpecialBenefitOriginal
    Short Talks on the Universe (Nov 17, 2002 - Nov 18, 2002)
    • "Ghost Light" by Terrence McNally
    SpecialBenefitOriginal
  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

     

    Best Revival of a Play

    2020 | Nominee  | Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune
    Written by Terrence McNally

    Special Award for Lifetime Achievement

    2019 | Recipient
    Terrence McNally
     

    Best Book of a Musical

    2015 | Nominee  | The Visit
    Book by Terrence McNally
     

    Best Play

    2014 | Nominee  | Mothers and Sons
    Written by Terrence McNally
     

    Best Book of a Musical

    2001 | Nominee  | The Full Monty
    Book by Terrence McNally

    Best Book of a Musical

    1998 | Winner  | Ragtime
    Book by Terrence McNally

    Best Play

    1996 | Winner  | Master Class
    Written by Terrence McNally

    Best Play

    1995 | Winner  | Love! Valour! Compassion!
    Written by Terrence McNally

    Best Book of a Musical

    1993 | Winner  | Kiss of the Spider Woman
    Book by Terrence McNally

    Pulitzer Prize

     

    for Drama

    1994 | Nominee
    Terrence McNally (for "A Perfect Ganesh")

    Drama Desk Award

     

    Outstanding Book of a Musical

    2017 | Nominee  | Anastasia
    Book by Terrence McNally
     

    Outstanding Book of a Musical

    2015 | Nominee  | The Visit
    Book by Terrence McNally
     

    Outstanding Play

    2007 | Nominee
    Terrence McNally (for "Some Men")
     

    Outstanding Play

    2006 | Nominee
    Terrence McNally (for "Dedication or The Stuff of Dreams")
     

    Outstanding Book of a Musical

    2003 | Nominee
    Terrence McNally (for "A Man of No Importance")
     

    Outstanding Book of a Musical

    2001 | Nominee  | The Full Monty
    Book by Terrence McNally

    Outstanding Book of a Musical

    1998 | Winner  | Ragtime
    Book by Terrence McNally

    Outstanding Play

    1996 | Winner  | Master Class
    Written by Terrence McNally

    Outstanding Play

    1995 | Winner  | Love! Valour! Compassion!
    Written by Terrence McNally
     

    Outstanding New Play

    1992 | Nominee
    Terrence McNally (for "Lips Together, Teeth Apart")
     

    Outstanding New Play

    1990 | Nominee
    Terrence McNally (for "The Lisbon Traviata")
     

    Outstanding New Play (American)

    1975 | Nominee  | The Ritz
    Written by Terrence McNally
Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune (May 30, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019)
  • Written by Terrence McNally
PlayDramaRevival
Prince of Broadway (Aug 24, 2017 - Oct 29, 2017)
  • Book for "Kiss of the Spider Woman" by Terrence McNally
MusicalRevueOriginal
Anastasia (Apr 24, 2017 - Mar 31, 2019)
  • Book by Terrence McNally
MusicalOriginal
The Visit (Apr 23, 2015 - Jun 14, 2015)
  • Book by Terrence McNally
MusicalDramaOriginal
It's Only a Play (Oct 09, 2014 - Jun 07, 2015)
  • Written by Terrence McNally
PlayComedyOriginal
Mothers and Sons (Mar 24, 2014 - Jun 22, 2014)
  • Written by Terrence McNally
PlayDramaOriginal
Master Class (Jul 07, 2011 - Sep 04, 2011)
  • Written by Terrence McNally
PlayRevival
Catch Me If You Can (Apr 10, 2011 - Sep 04, 2011)
  • Book by Terrence McNally
MusicalComedyOriginal
Ragtime (Nov 15, 2009 - Jan 10, 2010)
  • Book by Terrence McNally
MusicalDramaRevival
The Ritz (Oct 11, 2007 - Dec 09, 2007)
  • Written by Terrence McNally
PlayComedy FarceRevival
Deuce (May 06, 2007 - Aug 19, 2007)
  • Written by Terrence McNally
PlayOriginal
Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life (Dec 11, 2005 - Feb 19, 2006)
  • Written by Terrence McNally
MusicalOriginal
Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune (Aug 08, 2002 - Mar 09, 2003)
  • Written by Terrence McNally
PlayDramaOriginal
The Full Monty (Oct 26, 2000 - Sep 01, 2002)
  • Book by Terrence McNally
MusicalComedyOriginal
Ragtime (Jan 18, 1998 - Jan 16, 2000)
  • Book by Terrence McNally
MusicalDramaOriginal
Master Class (Nov 05, 1995 - Jun 29, 1997)
  • Written by Terrence McNally
PlayOriginal
Love! Valour! Compassion! (Feb 14, 1995 - Sep 17, 1995)
  • Written by Terrence McNally
PlayOriginal
Kiss of the Spider Woman (May 03, 1993 - Jul 01, 1995)
  • Book by Terrence McNally
MusicalDramaOriginal
The Rink (Feb 09, 1984 - Aug 04, 1984)
  • Book by Terrence McNally
MusicalOriginal
The Ritz (May 02, 1983 - May 02, 1983)
  • Written by Terrence McNally
PlayComedy FarceRevival
The Ritz (Jan 20, 1975 - Jan 04, 1976)
  • Written by Terrence McNally
PlayComedy FarceOriginal
Bad Habits (May 05, 1974 - Oct 05, 1974)
  • Ravenswood
  • Written by Terrence McNally
PlayOne Act ComedyOriginal
  • Dunelawn
  • Written by Terrence McNally
PlayOne Act ComedyOriginal
Morning, Noon and Night (Nov 28, 1968 - Jan 11, 1969)
  • Written by Terrence McNally
PlayOne ActOriginal
And Things That Go Bump in the Night (Apr 26, 1965 - May 08, 1965)
  • Written by Terrence McNally
PlayOriginal
The Lady of the Camellias (Mar 20, 1963 - Mar 30, 1963)
  • Adaptation by Terrence McNally
PlayOriginal
Anastasia (Oct 09, 2018 - Mar 12, 2020)
  • Book by Terrence McNally
MusicalOriginal
Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life (Dec 19, 2006 - Jun 10, 2007)
  • Book by Terrence McNally
MusicalOriginal
The Full Monty (Apr 16, 2002 - Dec 14, 2003)
  • Book by Terrence McNally
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Full Monty (May 22, 2001 - Oct 27, 2001)
  • Book by Terrence McNally
MusicalComedyOriginal
Ragtime (Jul 31, 1999 - Jun 10, 2001)
  • Book by Terrence McNally
MusicalDramaOriginal
Ragtime - Chicago (Oct 27, 1998 - Jun 27, 1999)
  • Book by Terrence McNally
MusicalSit-DownOriginal
Ragtime (Apr 14, 1998 - Mar 28, 1999)
  • Book by Terrence McNally
MusicalDramaOriginal
Ragtime - Los Angeles (May 29, 1997 - Apr 12, 1998)
  • Book by Terrence McNally
MusicalSit-DownOriginal
Master Class (Oct 29, 1996 - Nov 23, 1997)
  • Written by Terrence McNally
PlayOriginal
Kiss of the Spider Woman (Nov 01, 1994 - May 04, 1996)
  • Book by Terrence McNally
MusicalDramaOriginal
The Visit (Nov 30, 2011 - Nov 30, 2011)
  • Book by Terrence McNally
SpecialBenefitConcertRevival
The 24 Hour Plays 2008 (Nov 17, 2008 - Nov 17, 2008)
  • Written by Terrence McNally
SpecialBenefitOriginal
The 24 Hour Plays 2006 (Oct 23, 2006 - Oct 23, 2006)
  • "The Sunday Times" written by Terrence McNally
SpecialBenefitOriginal
Short Talks on the Universe (Nov 17, 2002 - Nov 18, 2002)
  • "Ghost Light" by Terrence McNally
SpecialBenefitOriginal

Tony Award®

 

Best Revival of a Play

2020 | Nominee  | Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune
Written by Terrence McNally

Special Award for Lifetime Achievement

2019 | Recipient
Terrence McNally
 

Best Book of a Musical

2015 | Nominee  | The Visit
Book by Terrence McNally
 

Best Play

2014 | Nominee  | Mothers and Sons
Written by Terrence McNally
 

Best Book of a Musical

2001 | Nominee  | The Full Monty
Book by Terrence McNally

Best Book of a Musical

1998 | Winner  | Ragtime
Book by Terrence McNally

Best Play

1996 | Winner  | Master Class
Written by Terrence McNally

Best Play

1995 | Winner  | Love! Valour! Compassion!
Written by Terrence McNally

Best Book of a Musical

1993 | Winner  | Kiss of the Spider Woman
Book by Terrence McNally

Pulitzer Prize

 

for Drama

1994 | Nominee
Terrence McNally (for "A Perfect Ganesh")

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Book of a Musical

2017 | Nominee  | Anastasia
Book by Terrence McNally
 

Outstanding Book of a Musical

2015 | Nominee  | The Visit
Book by Terrence McNally
 

Outstanding Play

2007 | Nominee
Terrence McNally (for "Some Men")
 

Outstanding Play

2006 | Nominee
Terrence McNally (for "Dedication or The Stuff of Dreams")
 

Outstanding Book of a Musical

2003 | Nominee
Terrence McNally (for "A Man of No Importance")
 

Outstanding Book of a Musical

2001 | Nominee  | The Full Monty
Book by Terrence McNally

Outstanding Book of a Musical

1998 | Winner  | Ragtime
Book by Terrence McNally

Outstanding Play

1996 | Winner  | Master Class
Written by Terrence McNally

Outstanding Play

1995 | Winner  | Love! Valour! Compassion!
Written by Terrence McNally
 

Outstanding New Play

1992 | Nominee
Terrence McNally (for "Lips Together, Teeth Apart")
 

Outstanding New Play

1990 | Nominee
Terrence McNally (for "The Lisbon Traviata")
 

Outstanding New Play (American)

1975 | Nominee  | The Ritz
Written by Terrence McNally

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