Mart Crowley

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Mart Crowley
Mart Crowley on the set of The Men from the Boys
Mart Crowley on the set of The Men from the Boys
Born(1935-08-21)August 21, 1935
Vicksburg, Mississippi, U.S.
DiedMarch 7, 2020(2020-03-07) (aged 84)
Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
OccupationPlaywright, writer
GenreDrama, comedy
Notable worksThe Boys In The Band

Mart Crowley (August 21, 1935 – March 7, 2020) was an American playwright. He was best known for his play The Boys in the Band.[1][2][3] Crowley's sequel to The Boys in the Band was entitled The Men from the Boys.[4] He was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi.

Crowley died in Manhattan on March 7, 2020 from a heart attack caused by surgery at the age of 84.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Talbot, Mary. "How One Man's 'Band' Changed Theater on Revival's Eve: Theater Folk Recall That Mart Crowley and his 'Boys' Put Gays in Spotlight." New York Daily News 19 June 1996. Web. 25 May 2012.
  2. Roca, Octavia. "'Boys' to 'Men': Mart Crowley's latest play takes 'Boys in the Band' through the past 30 years." San Francisco Chronicle 26 October 2002. Web. 25 May 2012.
  3. Kinser, Jeffrey. "Mart Crowley on His Friend Natalie Wood." The Advocate 23 November 2011. Web. 25 May 2012 [1].
  4. Roca 2002, p. 1.
  5. "Playwright Mart Crowley, Best Known For THE BOYS IN THE BAND, Has Died at 84". Broadway World. March 8, 2020. Retrieved March 8, 2020.