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Mart Crowley, ‘The Boys in the Band’ Playwright, Dies @ 84

Mart Crowley, who changed American theater with his trailblazing — and just plain blazing— gay-themed play The Boys in the Band (1968), died Sunday. He was 84. Crowley's death was first reported by writer Michael Musto. He reportedly suffered a heart attack, had surgery, but passed away while recovering from surgery. The writer had been enjoying a renaissance, with…
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