John Weidman’s Quietly Outsized Talent

By Mad Dog
Published: Dec 31, 2010

John Weidman and I were friendly at college, and we live in the same city, but we’ve taken different paths — he writes musicals with Stephen Sondheim, I stick to print — and we’ve rarely seen one another in four decades. So I was delighted when Harvard Magazine asked me to write a short profile about John. Here it is.