The Collected Plays of Paul Rudnick

The Collected Plays of Paul Rudnick

By Paul Rudnick

It Books, Paperback, 9780061780202, 544pp.

Publication Date: December 1, 2010


The definitive collection of theatrical hilarity by one of Americas preeminent playwrights and humorists

The New York Times has proclaimed that line by line, Mr. Rudnick may be the funniest writer for the stage in the United States today. Now, this collection of his plays will remind readers far and wide of the great influence that Paul Rudnicks comic genius has had on the world of American theater.

Here are I Hate Hamlet, the play that marked Rudnicks Broadway debut; Jeffrey, the long-running off-Broadway smash about gay life during the AIDS crisis of the early 90s; as well as five other onstage gems enlivened by Rudnicks signature rapier wit.

The Collected Plays of Paul Rudnick is a must-have item for any fan of this theatrical masterand a necessary addition to all courses in dramatic literature.

About the Author
Playwright, screenwriter, and novelist Paul Rudnick's celebrated works include the plays I Hate Hamlet and Jeffrey, and the screenplays In & Out and Addams Family Values. He also writes regularly for The New Yorker. Born in Piscataway, New Jersey, he now lives in New York City.