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Craig Lucas

Craig Lucas

Playwright, Director

Playwrights: Prayer for My Enemy, Small Tragedy, Three Postcards. Other plays: Missing Persons, Reckless, Blue Window, Prelude to a Kiss, God’s Heart, The Dying Gaul, Stranger, The Singing Forest, Ode to Joy, I Was Most Alive with You, Death of the Republic.  Screenplays: Longtime Companion, The Secret Lives of Dentists, Reckless, Blue Window, Prelude to a Kiss, The Dying Gaul.  Libretti: The Light in the Piazza, Two Boys, Orpheus in Love, Amélie, Hard Times.  Direction: The Light in the Piazza (world premiere); This Thing of Darkness (co-authored with David Schulner); Saved or Destroyed and Play Yourself (both by Harry Kondoleon); Ode to Joy;the films The Dying Gaul and Birds of America. Awards: New York Film Critics Best Screenplay, Excellence in Literature Award from the American Academy of Arts & Letters, Hull-Warriner, Sundance Audience Award, Laura Pels/PEN Mid-Career Award, Greenfield Prize, three Obies (including one for direction of Saved or Destoyed), Pulitzer finalist for Prelude to a Kiss, three Tony Award nominations.

Appears in
I Was Most Alive with You