REMEMBERING TERRENCE McNALLY
SILICON VALLEY -- Among the upcoming events being organized to celebrate the memory, literary excellence and legacy on the world of the Tony ® Award winning playwright TERRENCE McNALLY is the film TERRENCE MCNALLY: EVERY ACT OF LIFE, which will be featured on free streaming on PBS.ORG via American Masters.
There will also be three discussions and talkbacks with the director, writer and producer of the film JEFF KAUFMAN. During the first discussion (on June 17) he will be joined by Tony ® Award winning actors ANDRÉ De SHIELDS, JOHN GLOVER and JOHN BENJAMIN HICKEY.
The other two additional online discussions will be:
IDA AWARDS SPOTLIGHT!
This program will include panel Discussion with Director, Writer and Producer JEFF KAUFMAN and Tony®, Grammy®, Emmy®. and Oscar® Award winner RITA MORENO and Tony®, Grammy®, and Emmy® Award Winner BILLY PORTER. The discussion will be moderated by IDA Executive Director SIMON KILMURRY. The third discussion will be:
This last discussion will be a Panel Discussion with Director, Writer and Producer JEFF KAUFMAN together with Tony®-Nominated Producer TOM KIRDAHY and other guests TBD. The discussion will be moderated by DAVID ROONEY - Film Critic for THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
TERRENCE MCNALLY: EVERY ACT OF LIFE
The movie is a production of FLOATING WORLD PICTURES in association with LAKEVIEW PRODUCTIONS and TALU PRODUCTIONS. JEFF KAUFMAN is its Producer, Director and scriptwriter and MARCIA S.ROSS is also a producer.
The Executive Producers are: JAY ALIX , UNA JACKMAN, SUZI DIETZ, TOM KIRDAHY MARK LEE, TED SNOWDON, DUFFY VIOLANTE, BUDDY STEVES and ROWENA YOUNG
MICHAEL KANTOR is the executive producer for AMERICAN MASTERS
MARLON SWAYBILL is consulting Executive Producer.
ASHER BINGHAM is editor.
The music is by LAURA KARPMAN and NORA KROLL-ROSENBAUM.
The cinematographers are: JORDAN BLACK, AUTUMN EAKIN and ANTHONY LUCIDO.
Directed, and written by JEFF KAUFMAN and produced by KAUFMAN and MARCIA ROSS, the movie traces McNALLY's life from his escaping his troubled home in CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS, to his becoming one of America's most ground breaking and honored playwrights.
The film included interviews with actors NATHAN LANE, ANGELA LANSBURY, RITA MORENO, CHITA RIVERA, F.MURRAY ABRAHAM, AUDRA MacDONALD, EDIE FALCO, JOHN SLATTERY and BILLY PORTER, to name a few, discussing McNALLY's remarkable legacy.
Funding for TERRENCE MCNALLY: EVERY ACT OF LIFE was provided in part by the NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS, plus THE EDWARD F. LIMATO FOUNDATION, THE NOEL COWARD FOUNDATION and THE HUNTER WARD FOUNDATION.