Every Act Of Life

every act of life

Overflowing with love and wit.
— The New York Times

Now on PBS/American Masters and Amazon Prime

About EVERY ACT OF LIFE

The groundbreaking life and work of 5-time Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally: a personal journey through 6-decades of the American theatre, the struggle for LGBT rights, triumph over addiction, the power of the arts to shape society, and finding love and inspiration at all ages.

 Featuring: F. Murray Abraham, Christine Baranski, Tyne Daly, John Glover, John Benjamin Hickey, Nathan Lane, Audra McDonald, Angela Lansbury, John Kander, Marin Mazzie, Joe Mantello, Chita Rivera, Doris Roberts, Richard Thomas, Patrick Wilson, and others, plus the voices of Dan Bucatinsky, Bryan Cranston, and Meryl Streep.

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FEATURED

Broadcast Premiere: American Masters

2018 Outfest

World Premiere: Tribeca Film Festival

2018 Hamptons Doc Festival



 

“I wasn’t prepared for the emotional release of this film.”

- The Village Voice

 
 

“Riveting and revealing.”

– Entertainment Weekly

 
 
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“Touching, insightful and moving . . . like most great documentaries, it leaves you hoping for more.”

- Newsweek

 
 
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“Jeff Kaufman's briskly entertaining film will be met with heartfelt applause.”

- The Hollywood Reporter

 
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“Poignant, incredibly inspiring . . . you just listen to the man and love him. For theater fans this movie is indispensable.”

- PAPER Magazine