That Terrence McNally loves the theater, there's no doubt. Where other playwrights of his generation have let themselves be engulfed by Hollywood's vast maw, churning out screenplays and TV scripts, McNally has largely stayed in the theater, churning out plays and books for musicals. The difference is, McNally's churn is a freelance operation, beholden to nobody else's demands, free from the weekly quota of pages and the sponsor-approved storyboards that shackle TV writers. Like or dislike his plays, they're the ones he chose to write. And McNally is not merely a... More >>>