Rudd will join Michael Aronov, Kellie Overbey, Armando Riesco and Gordana Roshovich for a reading of Marc Spitz's Worry Baby at the Ars Nova Theater. Directed by Andy Goldberg, show time is 7 PM. According to production notes, the noirish comedy concerns "Donna and Dexter, [who] attempt to revive their embittered relationship with a night on the town only to find themselves neck-deep in a gangsta shooting." Playwright Spitz's other works include Shyness is Nice, Gravity Always Wins and I Wanna Be Adored.
Paul Rudd has been seen on Broadway in The Last Night of Ballyhoo, Twelfth Night and The Play What I Wrote. The actor starred in the London, Off-Broadway and film versions of Neil LaBute's The Shape of Things, and he was also seen in a West End mounting of Long Day's Journey Into Night. Rudd's numerous screen credits include "Friends," "Cider House Rules," "Wet Hot American Summer" and "Clueless."
The Ars Nova Theater is located in New York City at 511 West 54th Street. Presented by the Ars Nova Theater and the Underwood Theater, there is no charge to attend the Out Loud series, although reservations are required. Call (212) 977-1700.