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Paul Rudnick

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6 segments

Adam and Steve in the Garden of Eden.

Playwright, novelist, and screenwriter Paul Rudnick. His new play "The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told" looks at God and Creation from a gay perspective. (It's playing at the Minetta Lane Theatre in Greenwich Village in New York City). Rudnick also wrote the plays as "I Hate Hamlet," "The Naked Eye," and "Jeffrey." And he wrote the screenplays for "Addams Family Values" and "In & Out."


Homophobia in the Heartland.

Playwright, novelist, and screenwriter Paul Rudnick. Paul discusses his new movie, "In & Out," starring Kevin Kline -- the story of a high school English teacher "outed" on national t.v. by a former student, much to the surprise of everyone. Rudnick is the author of such plays as "I Hate Hamlet," "The Naked Eye," and "Jeffrey." He also wrote the screenplay for "Addams Family Values." (Interview by Barbara Bogaev)


Screenwriter Paul Rudnick on Why the World Needs Libby Gelmen-Waxner

Rudnick wrote the movies "Jeffrey" and "Addams Family Values." His alter-ego is Libby Gelman-Waxner, "Premiere" magazine's film critic, who "The New York Times" described as "a guerrilla movie fan, happily throwing brickbats and valentines at the screen." Rudnick has published a new book of Libby's best columns, called "If You Ask Me."


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