Playwrights: Prayer for My Enemy, Small Tragedy, Three Postcards. Other plays: Missing Persons, Prelude to a Kiss, God’s Heart, The Dying Gaul, Stranger, The Singing Forest, Ode To Joy, among others. Libretti: The Light in the Piazza, Two Boys, Orpheus in Love, Amélie. Screenplays: Longtime Companion, The Secret Lives of Dentists, Reckless, Blue Window, Prelude to a Kiss, The Dying Gaul. Direction: The Light in the Piazza, This Thing of Darkness (coauthored with David Schulner), Saved Or Destroyed, Play Yourself, Ode to Joy; the films The Dying Gaul and Birds of America. Lucas has been a Pulitzer finalist, won three Obie awards, and received three Tony nominations. Recipient of Excellence in Literature Award from American Academy of Arts & Letters.
"Craig Lucas’ I Was Most Alive with You is passionate and haunting. A marvel of polyphony, featuring standout performances."
—Jesse Green, The New York Times
Elegantly staged by Tyne Rafaeli (Sabrina Dennison directed the ASL portion) and superbly acted by an ensemble of hearing and Deaf actors.
How was #IWasMostAlive brought to life? In this in-depth conversation between playwright Craig Lucas and Associate Artistic Director Adam Greenfield, discover the big ideas needed to craft intimate theater and see new clips from Craig’s sublime play.
Pulitzer Prize finalist Craig Lucas returns to Playwrights! Rehearsals have begun for 'I Was Most Alive with You,' performed simultaneously in English and ASL by two casts. Meet the artists and go inside the rehearsal room for a sneak peek of Craig’s stunning new play.
‘I Was Most Alive with You’ builds a bridge between Deaf and hearing communities, with an ambitious yet simple premise: the play is to be performed simultaneously in English and American Sign Language. (Kim Golding, New Works Lab Fellow)