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Every Act of Life (2017)




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The groundbreaking life and work of 4-time Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally - a personal journey through five decades of the American theatre, the struggle for LGBT rights, triumph over addiction, and finding love and inspiration at every age.

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A predictably starry, rather standard, but satisfying overview of a prodigious career that is still going full-steam as the writer nears his ninth decade.

July 1, 2018 | Full Review…

This lively Kickstarter-funded tribute endorses that fellowship with admiration and gratitude.

June 25, 2018 | Full Review…

McNally's life has the sweep of an epic novel, except that the novel's inevitable movie version could never have as much star power as his life did.

April 26, 2018 | Full Review…

Every Act of Life is a very entertaining and sometimes illuminating documentary about Terrence McNally, one of the most prolific and underappreciated playwrights of our time.

April 25, 2020 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Here the interviews make the film, but the mood of it gives it a warm feeling while remaining very New York City. The film has a feeling, a personality of its own, making it a very easy to watch documentary ...

April 11, 2020 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

For theatre fans, this is essential viewing - and for those of you like me, who shamefully don't watch as many plays as they should, this is still well worth a look.

October 10, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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