Charlie Rubin is an American television comedy writer, producer, and humorist.
He has written for National Lampoon, The Carol Burnett Show, In Living Color, The Jon Stewart Show, Saturday Night Live, Seinfeld, and Law & Order: Criminal Intent.
Charlie attended Horace Mann School in Riverdale, New York and then Williams College, from which he graduated in 1972. While at Williams, Charlie, along with his friend, Mitchell Rapoport, founded The Williams Advocate. He also produced an original musical called "Sizzle" with William Finn at the Adams Memorial Theater. It was the first original musical to be mounted at Williams College since Stephen Sondheim attended over 20 years earlier. Charlie is currently working on a screen adaptation of Veeck — As In Wreck: The Autobiography of Bill Veeck. He is also a professor at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts in the Rita & Burton Goldberg Department of Dramatic Writing, where he teaches writing for television.
WILLIAM FINN is well known for the trilogy of short musical shows: In Trousers, March of the Falsettos and Falsettoland. Falsettos, the combination of March of the Falsettos and Falsettoland, ran for 486 performances on Broadway and won Tony Awards for Best Score and Best Book, the latter shared with James Lapine. Finn and Lapine's other collaborations include Little Miss Sunshine, the Tony Award-winning The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and A New Brain, which won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical. Mr. Finn wrote the lyrics for world premiere musical Dangerous Games - Two Tango Pieces (1989), a co-production of La Jolla Playhouse, American Music Theater Festival and Spoleto Festival U.S.A. He is also the composer ofRomance in Hard Times and Elegies, A Song Cycle.
Bio as of January, 2011.