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Date of Death: October 28, 2001
 

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Broadway Lights Will Dim Today In Memory Of Playwright Terrence McNally Photo Broadway Lights Will Dim Today In Memory Of Playwright Terrence McNally
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 3, 2021

The Broadway community mourns the loss of legendary playwright, five-time Tony Award recipient Terrence McNally, who passed away on March 24, 2020 at age 81. To commemorate his life and work, the Committee of Theatre Owners will dim the lights of Broadway theatres in New York for one minute at exactly 6:30pm on Wednesday, November 3, what would have been his 83rd Birthday.

Broadway Theatres To Dim Lights In Memory Of Playwright Terrence McNally Photo Broadway Theatres To Dim Lights In Memory Of Playwright Terrence McNally
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 22, 2021

The Broadway community mourns the loss of legendary playwright, five-time Tony Award recipient Terrence McNally, who passed away on March 24, 2020 at age 81. To commemorate his life and work, the Committee of Theatre Owners will dim the lights of Broadway theatres in New York for one minute at exactly 6:30pm on Wednesday, November 3, what would have been his 83rd Birthday.

BIRDBATH to be Presented on Demand by KNOW Theatre Photo BIRDBATH to be Presented on Demand by KNOW Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2021

KNOW Theatre will present Binghamton, N.Y., native Leonard Melfi's classic play 'Birdbath' for on-demand virtual performances from June 4-13. This production will be fully staged and recorded for online streaming whenever viewers want to watch.

BWW Interview: Jules Aaron Talks DEATHTRAP Photo BWW Interview: Jules Aaron Talks DEATHTRAP
by Don Grigware - Apr 4, 2018

ules Aaron has directed shows at GRT including The Paris Letter (a major critical success) and That Lovin' Feelin' (the Righteous Brothers musical that was extended and broke all house records).  Aaron is the winner of over 40 awards for direction around the country (including LA Drama Critics Award, Garland Award, Bay Area Critics Award, Philadelphia Critics Award, Utah Theatre Critics Award, etc.  He is bi-coastal, working frequently in fifteen California theatres including South Coast Repertory,  ICT, McCoy/Rigby, Pasadena Playhouse, Odyssey Theatre (most recently directed the acclaimed Two Fisted Love), TheatreWorks, Colony Theatre, Falcon Theatre and Theatre 40; In New York at The Public Theatre (personally developed plays with Joe Papp), Soho Rep, the Unit Theatre; regionally at the Humana Festival (Actors Theatre of Louisville), Philadelphia Theatre Co., Utah Shakespearean Theatre among many others. Aaron is currently in rehearsal for Deathtrap expected to open at Group rep Friday April 6.

River Street Theater to Present Two Plays by Leonard Melfi This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

One for the money, two for the show! William Alderson and the River Street Theater Company present two plays by Leonard Melfi, LUNCHTIME FROM ENCOUNTERS and BIRDBATH.

Short Plays by Robert Patrick Showcased in HI-FI, WI-FI, SCI-FI Tonight at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

A series of short plays by Robert Patrick - author of the forward-thinking dramas CAMERA OBSCURA and ALL IN THE MIND, minimalist works from the 1960s and 1970s that questioned the future and presciently foreshadowed the cyber web we live in today - will be presented together as an evening-length work that immerses the viewer in technologies that were science fiction when the plays were originally written.

Short Plays by Robert Patrick Showcased in HI-FI, WI-FI, SCI-FI at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

A series of short plays by Robert Patrick - author of the forward-thinking dramas CAMERA OBSCURA and ALL IN THE MIND, minimalist works from the 1960s and 1970s that questioned the future and presciently foreshadowed the cyber web we live in today - will be presented together as an evening-length work that immerses the viewer in technologies that were science fiction when the plays were originally written.

LET THE DEVIL TAKE THE HINDMOST to Tackle Privilege, Racism and More at FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Amidst the current national conversations pertaining to privilege, systemic racism, anger and fear, the timely and relevant new play, LET THE DEVIL TAKE THE HINDMOST, premieres at the SoHo Playhouse (15 Vandam Street) August 12- August 23th as part of the New York International Fringe Festival.

AUSTIN, Starring Thomas G. Waites & James McCaffrey, Opens Tonight at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

The Off-Broadway premiere of Elda Cusick's new play, Austin, will open tonight, August 4th, at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues). Ed Setrakian directs a cast that stars Thomas G. Waites ('OZ'), James McCaffrey ('Rescue Me'), Rochelle Bostrom, AJ Cede√Īo, and Michaela Waites. Austin will play a limited run through September 10th only.

LET THE DEVIL TAKE THE HINDMOST to Tackle Privilege, Racism and More at FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Amidst the current national conversations pertaining to privilege, systemic racism, anger and fear, the timely and relevant new play, LET THE DEVIL TAKE THE HINDMOST, premieres at the SoHo Playhouse (15 Vandam Street) August 12- August 23th as part of the New York International Fringe Festival.


Leonard Melfi Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Leonard Melfi written?
Leonard Melfi has written 1 shows including Taxi Tales (Playwright).