“Gleefully wacky and irreverent.”

–The New York Times

“Line by line, Mr. Rudnick may be the funniest writer for the stage in the United States today.”

–The New York Times

“Deeply funny musings and adventures elevate Paul Rudnick to the highest level of American comedy writing.”

–Steve Martin

“One of the funniest quip-meisters on the planet.”

–The New York Times

“Paul Rudnick is a champion of truth (and love and great wicked humor) whom we ignore at our peril.”

–David Sedaris

“Quips fall with the regularity of the autumn leaves.”

–Associated Press

September 4, 2017


My new play Big Night begins previews on September 10th at the glorious Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City, directed by the great Walter Bobbie. Here’s a photo of our thoroughly amazing cast: Wendie Malick, Luke McFarlane, Brian Hutchison, Max Jenkins, Tom Phelan and Kecia Lewis. I’m feeling extremely spoiled – just wait until you see this crowd dressed by William Ivey Long, on a John Lee Beatty set, with lighting by Ken Billington.