Gore Vidal, 86 | Theater

The prolific author, playwright, screenwriter, novelist and critic died in July at 86 due to complications from pneumonia. Vidal's death came at the same time as a Broadway revival of his election-year play "The Best Man." His other works for the stage include "Romulus" and "Weekend."MORE: Gore Vidal dies: Cultural icon made his mark on Broadway | Gore Vidal, iconoclastic author, dies at 86>
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