Sandy Rustin is an actress, playwright, and mom. Her sketch comedy musical about parenthood, Rated P (for parenthood) (written with Dan Lipton & David Rossmer), opened to critical acclaim Off-Broadway at the Westside Theatre in 2012 and will is now playing at regional theatres around the country. Rated P is currently in development with ABC Studios for television. Her one-act comedy, Fireworks, recently won the 7th annual Nor’Eastern Playwriting competition, and her newest full length play, The Cottage, was selected as part of Midtown Direct Rep‘s 2013 Theatre in the Loft Reading Series.
Sandy appears regularly at The Upright Citizen’s Brigade in “Gravid Water” (named “Best Improv Show” by Time Out NY). She serves as Co-Artistic Director of Midtown Direct Rep, blogs at Rated P for Parenthood, works regularly as an audiobook narrator and voice over artist, and makes a delicious gluten free/dairy free lasagna that her children will actually eat. Sandy will appear on Comedy Central’s new show this spring, The Amy Schumer Show. She is also currently developing material with Nickelodeon’s new network, Nick Mom.
Favorite NY credits include Modern Orthodox (New World Stages), I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (Westside Theatre), Jolson & Company (Century Center), Sarah, Plain and Tall (Lucille Lortel), and Neil Simon’s Hotel Suite (Roundabout). She’s a player in “Don’t Quit Your Night Job,” and an “undercover agent” for Improv Everywhere. TV credits include “The Scariest Show on TV” (Comedy Central), “Law and Order; SVU,” “As the World Turns,” “All My Children” and “Guiding Light.” Northwestern University graduate. www.SandyRustin.com