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[1992]Sister Act writer

[1993]Addams Family Values writer

[1995]Jeffrey writer

[1997]In & Out writer

[2000]Isn't She Great writer

[2003]Marci X writer

[2004]The Stepford Wives writer

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IT'S ONLY A PLAY, McNally's Hit Comedy, to Take the Stage at The City Theatre Company This Month

The City Theatre Company will continue its 2023 fall theatre season with Terrence McNally's side-splitting Broadway comedy salute It's Only a Play. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Sisters Act Up And Over The Top In Lively Production of SISTER ACT at Toby's In Columbia

SISTER ACT at Toby's in Columbia is a delightfully energetic show that is woman-driven and relationship-positive. Songwriter Alan Menken and lyricist Glenn Slater (of Disney fame) create numbers specifically for theatrical production of the movie-inspired script. Ear-pleasing harmonies abound in an extravaganza of song, dance and sisterhood.

Shequida Hall And Melissa D'Andrea To Recieve P.R.I.D.E. Performing Arts Award

The Playthings Theatre of New York will be hosting its one night only Gala Concert on Monday, Septemeber 25th at 7:00PM.

New York Theatre Workshop Reveals 2023/24 Season 2050 Administrative Fellows & Producing Fellow

Find out what's in store for New York Theatre Workshop's 2023/24 season as they announce their lineup and introduce the 2050 Administrative Fellows. Get a sneak peek into the productions and meet the talented individuals who will contribute to the success of the theater.

New York Theatre Workshop to Present the 05Fest - in Conjunction with THE HALF-GOD OF RAINFALL

Discover the excitement at New York Theatre Workshop's 05Fest, where THE HALF-GOD OF RAINFALL takes center stage. Immerse yourself in a festival of innovative theater and experience the best of what NYTW has to offer. Don't miss this captivating celebration of theater!

Broadway Podcast Network Debuts Docu-Podcast FINDING FIRE ISLAND

The Broadway Podcast Network (BPN) announces the new docu-podcast, “Finding Fire Island,” which brings to life how a sleepy, 19th century beach town became a modern day queer mecca for artists and the New York City theater community. Episodes are now available on BPN.FM/FINDINGFIREISLAND or wherever you get your podcasts.

FINDING FIRE ISLAND Docu-Podcast Featuring Joel Kim Booster, Margaret Cho, & Matt Rogers to Debut in July

“Finding Fire Island” – a docu-podcast series which brings to life how a sleepy, 19th century beach town became a modern day queer mecca for artists and the New York City theater community – will debut on July 6 via Broadway Podcast Network. 

Alexandra Silber, Jason Bowen & More to Star in THE HALF-GOD OF RAINFALL at New York Theatre Workshop

New York Theatre Workshop has announced the full cast and creative team for The Half-God of Rainfall. See who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets!

New York Theatre Workshop Reveals 2050 Fellows, New Company-in-Residence and Artistic Department Expansion

New York Theatre Workshop has announced the artists selected for the 2023/24 Season 2050 Artistic Fellowship.

I HATE HAMLET Opens At The Ritz On June 9

On June 9, the comedy-drama play “I Hate Hamlet” will open at the Ritz Theatre Company, a historic New Jersey venue.

Three World Premieres & More Set for New York Theatre Workshop 2023/24 Season

New York Theatre Workshop has announced its 2023/24 Season, the first programmed by Artistic Director Patricia McGregor. See full programming and see how to purchase tickets!

Tituss Burgess, Sean Hayes, Rachel Dratch & More to Join New York Theatre Workshop's 2023 Gala

New York Theatre Workshop's 2023 Gala will be held on Monday May 1 at 6PM at Capitale. See who is taking part and learn how to purchase tickets!

Review: I HATE HAMLET at Phoenix Theatre

I HATE HAMLET is a delightful romp for Shakespeare aficionados and newbies alike. The witty repartee just keeps coming as playwright Paul Rudnick dishes out great dialogue and some killer one liners. Nothing is funnier than actors making fun of actors, and I HATE HAMLET does it well. Despite its focus on one of the greatest dramas ever written, the show puts comedy front and center.

New York Theatre Workshop to Host ARE WE THERE YET World Premiere Presented by Teens Ukraine Theater

New York Theatre Workshop host the world premiere of Are We There Yet, theatre told verbatim by Ukrainian teen refugees this month.

I HATE HAMLET Comes to Music Theatre of Connecticut Next Month

Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage continues their 36th MainStage Season with the hilarious I Hate Hamlet by Paul Rudnick. The play will introduce audiences to Andrew, a young and successful television star who relocates to New York where he rents a marvelous, gothic apartment.

Talia Ryder to Lead HOW TO DEFEND YOURSELF at New York Theatre Workshop; Full Cast & Creative Team Announced

New York Theatre Workshop has announced the full cast and creative team for How to Defend Yourself by Liliana Padilla. See performance dates, how to purchase tickets, and more!

Review: THE MOST FABULOUS STORY EVER TOLD at Convergence-continuum

What did our critic think of THE MOST FABULOUS STORY EVER TOLD at Convergence-continuum?

Industry Pro Newsletter: A Casino in Times Square? Drabinsky Sues Equity

AEA featured prominently in industry news last week - voicing support for a casino project in Times Square, as the subject of a defamation suit from producer Garth Drabinsky, and their efforts to organize the dancers at Star Garden. All as the industry continues to work towards a new normal, while facing tremendous challenges on all fronts.

Bruce Vilanch Departs A SIGN OF THE TIMES

Last week A SIGN OF THE TIMES -- was announced for a new developmental reading. The release stated the musical had “several script revisions” and the librettist was now Lindsey Hope Pearlman. Absent was any mention of well-known comedy writer Bruce Vilanch, the original librettist, who had been developing the show for almost a decade.

Paul Rudnick FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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).

Paul Rudnick has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. Some of his notable nominations include 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."

Paul Rudnick has won several awards throughout his career. He received the Outstanding New Play (Drama Desk Awards) for his play "Jeffrey." He also won the Playwriting category at the Obie Awards for "Jeffrey." In addition, Rudnick was honored with the John Gassner Playwriting Award at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Jeffrey." Lastly, he won the Best Book of a Musical category at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Poor Little Lambs."

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