The New Century by Paul Rudnick
"New Century' succeeds! Performers deliver three strong entertaining character sketches to stage."
"Go, enjoy; admire Ms. Siteman's and Mr. Knoll's waspish quips and Ms. Billo's wonderfully simple, heartfelt remembrance. It's a well-balanced meal of titillation and defiance, and a great big helping of unequivocal love."
"The one-liners fly like rockets in “The New Century,” the rollicking bill of short plays by Paul Rudnick that opened on Monday night at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater. And more often than not, they hit their targets smoking. If Leno and Letterman regularly scored this ratio of hits to quips, much of America would be hospitalized with late-night laughter burn."
"Rudnick, 54, who acknowledges that he has always been funny, has been professionally funny for decades."
"I talked to Paul Rudnick on the eve of Max and Louie Productions presentation of his play The New Century, which consists of three one-act vignettes and a fourth, titled “The New Century,”which ties all the characters together. It is hugely entertaining, but is also a profound statement on gay life from the perspectives of a PFLAG mother, a flamboyant cable TV talk show host, and a mother who has learned to deal with grief through crafts. Rudnick uses comedy to convey his observations on art and life."
SynopsisWhen the playwright is Paul Rudnick, expectations are geared for a play both hilarious and smart, and The New Century is no exception. It is a provocative and outrageous comedy, featuring a collection of hilarious characters. In PRIDE AND JOY, Helene is a Long Island matron, the self-proclaimed “most loving mother of all time” to her three gay children, whom she brags about at the Massapequa chapter of Parents of Lesbians, G..
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