Plays: Missing Persons, Reckless, Blue Window, Prelude to a Kiss, God’s Heart, The Dying Gaul, Stranger, Prayer For My Enemy, The Singing Forest, Ode To Joy, I Was Most Alive With You, Death of The Republic, All Will Be Known.Screenplays: Longtime Companion, The Secret Lives of Dentists, Reckless, Blue Window, Prelude to a Kiss, The Dying Gaul. Libretti: The Light in the Piazza, 3 Postcards, Two Boys, Orpheus in Love, Amélie, Wine & Roses. Direction: The Light in the Piazza (world premiere); This Thing of Darkness (coauthoredwith David Schulner); Saved Or Destroyed and Play Yourself (both byHarry Kondoleon); Ode to Joy; films The Dying Gaul and Birds of America. Lucas received the Excellence in Literature Award from the American Academy of Arts & Letters, the Madge Evans-Sidney Kingsley Award, Laura Pels/PEN Midcareer Award, Greenfield Prize, as well as fellowships from the Guggenheim and Rockefeller Foundations & the NEA.
A rewarding experience! Craig Lucas illuminates the deepest human dilemmas.—Boston Globe