Co-Writer of BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS Peter Masterson Dies Age 84
According to Variety, writer, actor, and director Peter Masterson died Tuesday, December 18th at the age of 84. Masterson was best known in the theatre community as the co-writer of hit musical THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS.
Masterson's death was confirmed by his son Peter who stated the cause was complications from Parkinson's disease.
For more on Masterson, visit Variety here.
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