Frank D. Gilroy
American dramatist, film producer
Frank D. Gilroy
Frank Daniel Gilroy is an American playwright, screenwriter, and film producer and director. He received the Tony Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play The Subject Was Roses in 1965.
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When Substance Abuse Takes Center Stage
Huffington Post - over 1 year
On November 7, 1956, when Eugene O'Neill's poignant Pulitzer Prize-winning play entitled Long Day's Journey Into Night had its Broadway premiere, audiences were stunned by Florence Eldridge's haunting portrayal of Mary Tyrone as a long-term morphine addict suffering from restlessness and insomnia. Coming from a family whose parents only drank wine at Passover (and who had no experience with recreational drugs), I often had trouble understanding how alcohol, uppers, downers and hallucinogens affected a person's behavior. Our next-door neighbor in Brooklyn was a sweet Italian lady who would occasionally invite my mother over for some of her home-made dandelion wine. All I can remember is that, following her visits to Mrs. Barber, my mother had to hang on to the side of our house in order to make it down the driveway, into the back door of our home, and safely to bed. During my college years (when everyone else was getting high or drinking at college parties), I was much more focus ...
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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright Frank D. Gilroy Dies At 89
NPR - over 1 year
Gilroy also won a Tony Award and a Drama Critic's Circle Award for The Subject Was Roses, a play about a World War II veteran returning home from war. He died Saturday. » EMail This
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Bob Desmond 加入Susquehanna Financial Group 擔任固定收益業務集團高級行銷員 - 財華網
Google News - over 5 years
SFG 負責固定收益業務銷售、交易和策略的負責人Frank Gilroy 表示:「Bob 是業內資深人士,全面瞭解信貸市場和客戶需求。我們期待Bob 進一步拓展該區域內我們所擁有的客戶合作夥伴關係網。我們正在有選擇地擴大我們的固定收益業務銷售團隊,我們歡迎這樣的高素質人才加入
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A single man - Ha'aretz
Google News - over 5 years
In 1966, the theater put on "The Subject was Roses" by Frank Gilroy. Yavin played the son; Nahum Buchman and Lea Koenig were the parents. The Haaretz theater critic called Yavin's acting "free, uninhibited, multifaceted and convincing"; Maariv called
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Edmund Frank Gilroy - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
Google News - over 5 years
Edmund Frank Gilroy, 59, of Dallas, passed away early Friday morning, June 10, 2011, at his home following a long and courageous battle with esophageal cancer. Born in Wilkes-Barre on April 8, 1952, he was a son of Edmund Gilroy, of Wilkes-Barre,
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Edmund Frank Gilroy - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
Google News - over 5 years
Edmund Frank Gilroy, 59, of Dallas, passed away early Friday morning, June 10, 2011, at his home following a long and courageous battle with esophageal cancer. Born in Wilkes-Barre on April 8, 1952, he was a son of Edmund Gilroy and the late Betty
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CALENDAR; NEW JERSEY
NYTimes - almost 6 years
A guide to cultural and recreational goings-on around the state this week. Items may be submitted by mail to On the Towns, Sunday New Jersey Section, The New York Times, 620 Eighth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10018-1405; or by e-mail to njtowns@nytimes.com. Comedy RED BANK Count Basie Theater Louie Anderson. Friday at 8 p.m. $19.50 and $25. Count Basie
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CALENDAR; NEW JERSEY
NYTimes - almost 6 years
A guide to cultural and recreational goings-on around the state this week. Items may be submitted by mail to On the Towns, Sunday New Jersey Section, The New York Times, 620 Eighth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10018-1405; or by e-mail to njtowns@nytimes.com. For Children EAST RUTHERFORD Izod Center Ringling Brothers & Barnum and Bailey ''Fully Charged,''
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CALENDAR; NEW JERSEY
NYTimes - about 6 years
A guide to cultural and recreational goings-on around the state this week. Items may be submitted by mail to On the Towns, Sunday New Jersey Section, The New York Times, 620 Eighth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10018-1405; or by e-mail to njtowns@nytimes.com. Comedy HASBROUCK HEIGHTS Bananas Comedy Club Angel Salazar. Monday at 9 p.m.; Tuesday at 7:30 and
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CALENDAR; New Jersey
NYTimes - about 6 years
A guide to cultural and recreational goings-on around the state this week. Items may be submitted by mail to On the Towns, Sunday New Jersey Section, The New York Times, 620 Eighth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10018-1405; or by e-mail to njtowns@nytimes.com. Comedy HASBROUCK HEIGHTS Bananas Comedy Club Nick DiPaolo. Friday and Feb. 19. Bananas Comedy
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CALENDAR; NEW JERSEY
NYTimes - about 6 years
A guide to cultural and recreational goings-on around the state this week. Items may be submitted by mail to On the Towns, Sunday New Jersey Section, The New York Times, 620 Eighth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10018-1405; or by e-mail to njtowns@nytimes.com. Film BLOOMFIELD Bloomfield Public Library ''Bad Day at Black Rock,'' Monday. ''The Big Store,''
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CALENDAR; NEW JERSEY
NYTimes - about 6 years
A guide to cultural and recreational goings-on around the state this week. Items may be submitted by mail to On the Towns, Sunday New Jersey Section, The New York Times, 620 Eighth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10018-1405; or by e-mail to njtowns@nytimes.com. Comedy HASBROUCK HEIGHTS Bananas Comedy Club Mitch Fatel. Friday at 8 and 10:30 p.m. $25. Bananas
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Patricia Neal, an Oscar Winner Who Endured Tragedy, Dies at 84
NYTimes - over 6 years
Patricia Neal, who made her way from Kentucky's coal country to Hollywood and Broadway, winning an Academy Award and a Tony, but whose life alternated almost surreally between triumph and tragedy, died on Sunday at her home in Edgartown, Mass., on Martha's Vineyard. She was 84. The death was announced by her family. A friend, Bud Albers, told The
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Patricia Neal, an Oscar Winner Who Endured Tragedy, Dies at 84
NYTimes - over 6 years
Patricia Neal, who made her way from Kentucky's coal country to Hollywood and Broadway, winning an Academy Award and a Tony, but whose life alternated almost surreally between triumph and tragedy, died on Sunday at her home in Edgartown, Mass., on Martha's Vineyard. She was 84. The death was announced by her family in Edgartown. A friend, Bud
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The Listings
NYTimes - almost 7 years
MOVIES Ratings and running times are in parentheses; foreign films have English subtitles. Full reviews of all current releases, movie trailers, showtimes and tickets: nytimes.com/movies. Film Series 'AJAMI' (No rating, 2:00, in Arabic and Hebrew) The Israeli nominee for the 2010 Oscars is a tough, multistranded crime drama set in a mostly Arab
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SPORTS OF THE TIMES; College Hockey Star Keeps A Promise to Honor His Brother
NYTimes - about 8 years
As soon as Matt Gilroy hustled himself into the last available hockey jersey at Boston University, he requested the flamboyant No. 97. This was simply not done in the Auerbachian reign of Coach Jack Parker. Players were not allowed the flair of a Wayne Gretzky 99 or a Jaromir Jagr 68 or a Sidney Crosby 87. The Terriers were winning their national
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The Festivals Come Thick, Fast and Wild
NYTimes - over 12 years
FOR 18 years, Lawrence Paone has been waiting for his moment in the spotlight. Mr. Paone, 44, is an assistant head treasurer at the Theater Development Fund's TKTS Booth in Duffy Square. He has spent countless days over the last two decades handing out tickets, dealing with dithering customers and, of course, suffering innumerable paper cuts. But
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YOUNG THEATERGOERS; Theatrical Alumni
NYTimes - over 17 years
To the Editor: As Ms. Wasserstein pointed out, the eight students she sponsored from DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx come from a school with rich traditions. She mentioned four of its more renowned graduates -- the comedian Robert Klein, the designer Ralph Lauren and the writers James Baldwin and Avery Corman. But even more relevant to her
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Frank D. Gilroy
    FIFTIES
  • 1985
    Age 59
    His 1985 screenplay for The Gig (starring Cleavon Little and Wayne Rogers) has been adapted as a musical, with book, music, and lyrics by Douglas J. Cohen.
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  • 1977
    Age 51
    His later credits include Nero Wolfe, a 1977 adaptation of Rex Stout's novel The Doorbell Rang as a television movie featuring Thayer David.
    More Details Hide Details Gilroy's three sons, from his marriage to sculptor/writer Ruth Dorothy Gaydos, are involved in the film industry. Tony Gilroy and Dan Gilroy are screenwriters and directors, while John Gilroy is a film editor.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1962
    Age 36
    His entrance to theatre was marked with his 1962 play Who'll Save the Plowboy? at the Phoenix Theatre in New York, which won the Obie Award.
    More Details Hide Details The play follows Albert Cobb, a man who once dreamed of owning a farm, becoming a plowboy. He and his wife Helen are awaiting to be reunited fifteen years after World War II, along with Larry Doyle, the man who saved his life. The title comes from when they were in the war, and Albert was staked as bait by the Germans, and Larry kept shouting "Who'll Save the Plowboy?" until he finally crept out and saved him. The Subject Was Roses was presented on May 25, 1964. The two-act play has been compared to Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey Into Night. Walter Kerr said of the show: "a family triangle in which a father loves a son and the mother loves that son and the son loves both mother and father and not one of them can make a move or utter a sound that does not instantly damage the other."
  • TWENTIES
  • 1950
    Age 24
    After the war, he attended Dartmouth College and graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1950.
    More Details Hide Details Later in 1966, he would receive an honorary Doctor of Letters. He also received a grant from Dartmouth that allowed him to attend the Yale School of Drama. Gilroy wrote in the Golden Age of Television for such shows as Playhouse 90, Westinghouse Studio One, The United States Steel Hour, Omnibus, Kraft Television Theatre, and Lux Video Theatre.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1925
    Born
    Gilroy was born on October 13, 1925, in New York City, the son of Bettina (née Vasti) and Frank B. Gilroy, a coffee broker.
    More Details Hide Details His father was Irish American and his mother was of Italian and German descent. Gilroy lived in the Bronx for most of his childhood and attended DeWitt Clinton High School. He then enlisted in the army after graduation. He served two and a half years in the 89th Division, of which eighteen months were in the European Theatre.
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