Highest Rated Titles With Terrence McNally
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2. Every Act of Life (2018)
The life of Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally (Master Class, Ragtime): 60 years of groundbreaking plays and musicals, the struggle for LGBT rights, addiction and recovery, finding ... See full summary »
5. Sam Found Out: A Triple Play (1988 TV Movie)
60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Liza Minnelli plays three separate women in three separate stories. There's a serious drama about a hooker and her pimp, a romance about a lonely dancer and a black prince, and a musical about a man and a woman having dog problems.
6. Great Performances (1971– )
"You Can't Take It With You" is hailed one of the greatest revivals and filmed plays for PBS television. David Woods brought stunning charm, humor, and time to this Moss Hart masterpiece. ... See full summary »
9. The Ritz (1976)
R | 91 min | Comedy
On his deathbed Carmine Vespucci's father tells him to "get Proclo". With "the hit" on, Gaetano tells a cab driver to take him where Carmine can't find him. He arrives at the Ritz, a gay ... See full summary »
11. Salvage 1 (1979– )
60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Harry runs a salvage operation, in which he and his partners reclaim trash and junk and sell it as scrap (or as other things). Harry also has a home-made spaceship which he sometimes uses to reclaim junk satellites.
TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Jon's heroism makes him a reluctant local celebrity. A disreputable repo man makes life difficult for Ponch and Jon. The CHPs pull a practical joke on their published writer colleague Grossman.
17. Showing Up (2014)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary
An unprecedented look at the audition, compiled from more than 50 interviews with notable artists including: Kristin Chenoweth, Richard Griffiths, Zoe Kazan, Nathan Lane, Chris Messina, Sam Rockwell, and Eli Wallach.
19. Common Ground (2000 TV Movie)
R | 105 min | Drama
This movie contains three short stories dealing with the theme of homosexuality. In "A Friend of Dorothy", a woman joins the Navy during the 1950's and discovers lesbianism. In "Mr. Roberts... See full summary »
20. 30 Years from Here (2011 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 51 min | Documentary
The Emmy Award-nominated 30 Years from Here examines the AIDS pandemic over the past 30 years. Activists and medical experts that share stories include Terrence McNally, Larry Kramer, ... See full summary »
Tenspeed and Brown Shoe (1980– )
The Robin Tucker's Roseland Roof and Ballroom Murder
60 min | Crime, Drama
Lionel takes on his first case, tracking down a missing girl on behalf of a millionaire. But he soon discovers that the millionaire wants her dead, and others start dropping dead round her.
The Greatest American Hero (1981–1983)
Just Another Three-Ring Circus
TV-PG | 49 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Bill is assigned to locate a missing circus clown. Ralph is recruited to infiltrate the circus as a human cannonball act.
27. The 55th Annual Tony Awards (2001 TV Special)
Tony Award is the popular name of award, annually awarded for achievements in area of the American theatre, including a musical theatre. Complete official name of award - "Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre".
28. Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Gregory invites seven friends to spend the summer at his large, secluded 19th-century home in upstate New York. The seven are: Bobby, Gregory's "significant other," who is blind but who ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,088 | Gross: $2.87M
29. Working in the Theatre (1976– )
60 min | Documentary, Talk-Show
Bringing together performers, directors, playwrights, designers, choreographers, producers and behind-the-scenes personnel from the American and international theatre, the program offers a ... See full summary »
31. Frankie and Johnny (1991)
R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Johnny has just been released from prison, and gets a job in a café beside waitress Frankie. Frankie is a bit of a loner, but Johnny is determined their romance will blossom.
Votes: 25,604 | Gross: $22.77M
33. The Rousters (1983 TV Movie)
PG | 95 min | Adventure
This series follows the exploits of Wyatt Earp's descendants. His namesake works as roustabout at Slade Town Carnival. His eccentric family includes his slightly senile mother, Amanda who ... See full summary »
35. Making the Boys (2011)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Romance
On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the Gay Rights Movement, the film explores the drama, struggle and enduring legacy of the first-ever gay play and subsequent Hollywood movie to ... See full summary »
Votes: 440 | Gross: $0.03M
36. The State Of Marriage (2015)
Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary, Biography, News
The untold story of how legal pioneer Mary Bonauto partnered with small town Vermont lawyers Beth Robinson and Susan Murray in a 2-decade long struggle that built the foundation for the ... See full summary »
37. Frankie and Johnny Are Married (2003)
R | 95 min | Comedy
Television director and producer Michael Pressman mounts a production of Frankie and Johnny in the Clare de Lune starring his wife, Lisa Chess. But their attempts to stage the play and work... See full summary »
Votes: 191 | Gross: $0.02M
40. And Then One Night: The Making of 'Dead Man Walking' (2001 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary, Music
A behind-the-scenes look at the San Francisco Opera's 2001 world premiere production of "Dead Man Walking", based on Sister Helen Prejean's book.
42. Corpus Christi: Playing with Redemption (2012)
Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary
Inspired by Terrence McNally's Passion Play told through the lens of a young gay Jesus, Corpus Christi: Playing with Redemption follows a group of actors who began production on the play ... See full summary »
46. The Legacy Project (2011– )
The Legacy Project serves to heighten awareness of writing and composing for the stage. They provide a unique window into the thinking of America's most prominent and promising playwrights, composers, lyricists and librettists.
49. The Stages of Edward Albee (2012)
93 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The Stages of Edward Albee examines the life and work of a writer who many consider the leading playwright of our times. In this very personal account of Albee James Dowell paints his ... See full summary »
50. Heart of Broadway: The Ensemble Behind Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (2011 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 55 min | Documentary
Heart of Broadway goes inside Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS for an in-depth look at the organization and its key players. Since 1988, they have raised more than $195 million for ... See full summary »