NEW YORK — Terrence McNally’s “Mothers and Sons” is the first victim of the Tony Awards: It will close on June 22 after missing out on being crowned the season’s best play.
In “Mothers and Sons,” actress Tyne Daly plays a mother who pays a surprise visit to her late son’s ex-partner. Her son died of AIDS almost 20 years ago, leaving a lot of unresolved feelings — about him, her and the world in general.
Article continues belowA national tour of the play is being discussed.
The play, which had more than 100 performances, is being billed as the first time a legally married gay couple has been portrayed on Broadway.
“Hedwig and the Angry Inch” won Best Revival of a Musical Tony on Sunday, and Neil Patrick Harris won Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical.
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