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Playwright Paul Rudnick and director Walter Bobbie Photo

Playwright Paul Rudnick and director Walter Bobbie

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William Ivey Long,  Walter Bobbie, Luke Macfarlane, Max Jenkins and Tom Phelan, Paul  Photo

William Ivey Long, Walter Bobbie, Luke Macfarlane, Max Jenkins and Tom Phelan, Paul Rudnick; Wendie Malick, Brian Hutchison and Kecia Lewis

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Paul Rudnick Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1993 - Outstanding New Play Gold Star
Paul Rudnick, Jeffrey
 
Obie Awards - 1993 - Playwriting Gold Star
Paul Rudnick, Jeffrey
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1993 - John Gassner Playwriting Award Gold Star
Paul Rudnick , Jeffrey
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1982 - Best Book of a Musical Gold Star
Paul Rudnick, Poor Little Lambs

Paul Rudnick News

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Starring Radcliffe, Groff & Mendez Announces TodayTix Lottery & Photo MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Starring Radcliffe, Groff & Mendez Announces TodayTix Lottery & Two-Week Extension
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2022

New York Theatre Workshop has announced details for the Merrily We Roll Along CHEAPTIX Digital Lottery and, due to popular demand during the priority access period for NYTW members and Repeat Defenders, an additional two weeks of performances.

Rikki Lee Travolta Set To Star In Chicagoland's I HATE HAMLET Photo Rikki Lee Travolta Set To Star In Chicagoland's I HATE HAMLET
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2022

Rikki Lee Travolta will head the cast of Elgin Theatre Company's mounting of Paul Rudnick's iconic comedy I Hate Hamlet opening September 30, 2022, at the Elgin Arts Showcase just north of Chicago. Under the direction of Regina Belt-Daniels, Travolta will play the role of Andrew Rally ‚Äď a famous but not terribly talented TV star who is cast in the title role of Shakespeare in the Park's Hamlet.

Jonathan Groff and Lindsay Mendez Join Daniel Radcliffe in MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG at N Photo Jonathan Groff and Lindsay Mendez Join Daniel Radcliffe in MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG at New York Theatre Workshop
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2022

Jonathan Groff will star as ‚ÄúFranklin‚ÄĚ and Lindsay Mendez will star as ‚ÄúMary‚ÄĚ in Merrily We Roll Along at¬†New York Theatre Workshop. Merrily We Roll Along features music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and a book by George Furth. They join the previously announced Daniel Radcliffe, who will star as ‚ÄúCharley‚ÄĚ.

Theresa Rebeck Joins Broadway-Aimed Musical WORKING GIRL as New Book Writer Photo Theresa Rebeck Joins Broadway-Aimed Musical WORKING GIRL as New Book Writer
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2022

Award-winning Broadway playwright Theresa Rebeck will write the book for the Broadway-aimed Working Girl. While she's had more plays produced on Broadway than any female playwright of our time, Working Girl would mark Rebeck's Broadway debut as a book writer for a musical.

Review: SISTER ACT at Matthews Playhouse Photo Review: SISTER ACT at Matthews Playhouse
by Perry Tannenbaum - Jul 22, 2022

We may have underestimated Cheri and Bill Steinkellner's musical adaptation of Paul Rudnick's SISTER ACT screenplay, moving the action from Vegas to Philly and making the show more character-driven. It actually works better on the smaller community theater stage at Matthews Playhouse than the big stage productions we've previously seen.

New York Theatre Workshop Announces 2022/23 2050 Artistic Fellows Photo New York Theatre Workshop Announces 2022/23 2050 Artistic Fellows
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022

New York Theatre Workshop has announced the playwrights and directors selected for the 2022/23 Season 2050 Artistic Fellowship. The 2022/23 Artistic Fellows are Miranda Cornell, Thaddeus McCants, Aileen Wen McGroddy, Attilio Rigotti, Andrew Rodriguez and Minghao Tu.

FALSETTOS, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH & More Announced for BroadwayHD Pride Month Line Photo FALSETTOS, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH & More Announced for BroadwayHD Pride Month Lineup
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2022

BroadwayHD is delivering a variety of titles this June for viewers at home to stream. Additionally, they offer an extensive list of titles and documentaries worth viewing in honor of Pride month!

Patricia McGregor Will Be The Next Artistic Director Of New York Theatre Workshop Photo Patricia McGregor Will Be The Next Artistic Director Of New York Theatre Workshop
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022

New York Theatre Workshop announced today that Patricia McGregor will succeed James C. Nicola as Artistic Director, following a yearlong search led by ALJP Consulting and a dedicated search committee of artists, staff and Trustees.

Previews Begin Tonight for DREAMING ZENZILE, Presented by New York Theatre Workshop & Photo Previews Begin Tonight for DREAMING ZENZILE, Presented by New York Theatre Workshop & National Black Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022

New York Theatre Workshop and National Black Theatre will present Dreaming Zenzile, based on the life of Miriam Makeba, by Grammy-nominated Vocalist/Composer Somi Kakoma, directed by Obie Award winner, Tony Award nominee, NYTW Usual Suspect & former NYTW 2050 Artistic Fellow Lileana Blain-Cruz.

New York Theatre Workshop & La MaMa to Present the REFLECTIONS OF NATIVE VOICES FESTI Photo New York Theatre Workshop & La MaMa to Present the REFLECTIONS OF NATIVE VOICES FESTIVAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

New York Theatre Workshop and La MaMa announced today programming for the third annual Reflections of Native Voices Festival.

Paul Rudnick Videos

VIDEO: See Bette Midler in a Clip from COASTAL ELITES on HBO VideoVIDEO: See Bette Midler in a Clip from COASTAL ELITES on HBO
by Stage Tube - Sep 3, 2020

HBO's special presentation COASTAL ELITES explores our current world of deeply divided politics and the universal pursuit of human connection, spotlighting five distinct and impassioned points-of-view across the United States. When the shutdown forces these characters to cope in isolation, they react with frustration, hilarity and introspection.

BWW Morning Brief January 27th, 2017: Top Stories You Might Have Missed and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jan 27, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! This weekend's big news: The HAMILTON parody SHAMILTON arrives in the Windy City, and Audra McDonald kicks off her 2017 tour with her hubby Will Swenson in California!

STAGE TUBE: A STANDING ON CEREMONY Proposal!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 12, 2011

Immediately following the 8:00 PM performance of Standing On Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays, the show's cast helped a fan surprise her longtime girlfriend with a marriage proposal, marking the show's first same-sex engagement - view a video of the surprise below!

STAGE TUBE: Mark Consuelos Talks STANDING ON CEREMONY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 23, 2011

The Off Broadway production of Standing On Ceremony kicked off its open-ended run on November 7, and featured an introduction from EVan Wolfson, Founder and President of Freedom to Marry. Conceived by Brian Shnipper and directed by Stuart Ross, Standing On Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays began as a series of benefit events in Los Angeles, taking on a life of their own as an inspiring theatrical evening. Click below to check out an interview with star of the show, Mark Consuelos, below.

BWW TV: Opening Night of STANDING ON CEREMONY!
by Robert Diamond - Nov 26, 2011

The Off Broadway production of Standing On Ceremony kicked off its open-ended run on November 7 and opened on Sunday, November 13, 2011. Broadway Beat was on hand to cover the show's opening night!

BWW TV: STANDING ON CEREMONY, THE GAY MARRIAGE PLAYS Press Preview!
by Broadway Beat - Oct 18, 2011

Joan Stein and Richard Frankel, are presenting Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays, featuring Tony Award-nominee and Theatre World Award winner Craig Bierko (The Music Man), Daytime Emmy nominee and frequent 'Live with Regis and Kelly' co-host Mark Consuelos, Emmy Award-nominee Polly Draper ('thirtysomething') and Tony Award-winner Harriet Harris (Thoroughly Modern Millie) Previews on Monday, November 7 with an official opening night set for Sunday, November 13 at the Minetta Lane Theatre. Today, the company met the press and Broadway Beat was on hand to capture the performance preview and interview the show's stars!

STAGE TUBE: Bryan Batt Speaks Out Against Newsweek Article
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 16, 2010

Theatre and television star Bryan Batt recently spoke out against an article in Newsweek by author Ramin Setoodeh, claiming gay actors are unable to successfully portray straight roles. A number of actors have spoken out against the article, which specifically notes Sean Hayes' performance in PROMISES, PROMISES as an example.

STAGE TUBE: Preview - Riedel & Beane Talk Gossip Columnists on Theater Talk
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 18, 2010

Theater Talk is the TV series featuring in-depth conversations with actors, directors, writers and others working in the New York theater. The show is co-hosted by Michael Riedel, Broadway columnist for the New York Post, and the show's Executive Producer, Susan Haskins, and is jointly produced by Theater Talk Productions and CUNY TV, the station of The City University of New York. In an upcoming episode, Riedel and Haskins discuss the truth behind gossip columnists - like those portrayed in Mr. & Mrs. Fitch - with the play's scribe, Tony nominee Douglas Carter Beane (Xanadu, The Little Dog Laughed, Give It Up!). BroadwayWorld brings you a preview of the conversation.

BWW TV: 'MAD' About The Boy, Upstairs at Sardi's with Bryan Batt
by Eddie Varley - Nov 2, 2009

A few weeks ago, producer/director and MAJOR Mad Men fan, Richard Jay-Alexander sat down at Sardi's Restaurant (234 West 44th Street) with Broadway favorite and Mad Men star Bryan Batt to dish about the hit series, his passion for the stage, and acting for the small screen. And for all those Mad Men fans wondering if and when 'Sal' will return, you'll just have to watch and stay tuned!

BWW TV: Bryan Batt Goes 'Mad' w/ Richard Jay-Alexander Part 2
by Robert Diamond - Oct 26, 2008

Producer/director & Mad Men fan, Richard Jay-Alexander sat with Bryan Batt to chat about his series, theatre & more.


Paul Rudnick Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Paul Rudnick written?
Paul Rudnick has written 12 shows including Poor Little Lambs (Playwright), I Hate Hamlet (Playwright), Jeffrey (Playwright), The Naked Truth (Playwright), The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told (Playwright), Rude Entertainment (Playwright), Valhalla (Playwright), Regrets Only (Playwright), The New Century (Playwright), The New Century (Playwright), Standing On Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays (Playwright), The Devil Wears Prada (Bookwriter & Lyricist).

What awards has Paul Rudnick been nominated for?
Outstanding New Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Jeffrey , Playwriting (Obie Awards) for Jeffrey John Gassner Playwriting Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Jeffrey and Best Book of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Poor Little Lambs .

What awards has Paul Rudnick won?
Outstanding New Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Jeffrey, Playwriting (Obie Awards) for Jeffrey John Gassner Playwriting Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Jeffrey and Best Book of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Poor Little Lambs.