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Watch: Terrence McNally Video Tribute Set For Drama League Awards Online Event

Watch: Terrence McNally Video Tribute Set For Drama League Awards Online Event

Exclusive: New York’s Drama League and filmmakers Jeff Kaufman and Marcia Ross have teamed up for a special video tribute to Terrence McNally. The playwright was set to receive the League’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Unique Contribution to Theater when he died last month due to complications from Covid-19.

Watch an exclusive preview of the tribute video below.

With the pandemic preventing social gatherings, the League is re-envisioning its 86th Annual Awards celebration on April 30 as a virtual tribute and fundraiser rebranded as The Gratitude Awards. The online event will include taped vignettes from such Broadway stars as Aaron Tveit, Adrienne Warren, Condola Rashad, Elizabeth Stanley, Idina Menzel, Jeremy Pope, Kelli O’Hara, Kristin Chenoweth, Marianne Elliott, Megan Hilty, Nathan Lane, and Sutton Foster, among others.

McNally’s husband Tom Kirdahy will accept the lifetime achievement award on behalf of the Love! Valour! Compassion! playwright, and a special In

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