“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

April 9, 2015

Mary Cleere Haran

Mary Cleere was a wonderful singer and a superb student of the American songbook. I knew her just a bit, and it was always a treat to run into her on a Village streetcorner – she had an innate, good-humored glamour. She died far too young at age 58, following a bicycle accident in 2011.