Craig Lucas

Details
Plays: The Light in the Piazza, Missing Persons, Reckless, Blue Window, Prelude to a Kiss, God's Heart, The Dying Gaul, Stranger, This Thing of Darkness (with David Schulner). Screenplays: Longtime Companion, The Secret Lives of Dentists, Prelude to a Kiss, Reckless. Directing: Saved or Destroyed, Play Yourself, This Thing of Darkness. Awards: NY Film Critics Best Screenplay 2003, Excellence in Literature Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Laura Pels/PEN Mid-career Achievement, the L.A. Drama Critics, NY Outer Critics, the Sundance Audience Award, LAAMBDA Award, two Obies (one for playwriting, one for directing). Lucas has been nominated for a Tony Award, three Drama Desks and has been a Pulitzer finalist. He has recently finished directing the movie of The Dying Gaul starring Peter Sarsgaard, Patricia Clarkson and Campbell Scott.
 
Credits

Author
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Ode to Joy Cherry Lane Theatre 02/27/2014 Playwright
2 The Lying Lesson Linda Gross Theater 03/13/2013 Playwright
3 The Singing Forest Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater 04/27/2009 Playwright
4 Prayer for My Enemy Playwrights Horizons 12/09/2008 Playwright
5 Small Tragedy Playwrights Horizons 03/11/2004 Playwright
6 This Thing of Darkness Linda Gross Theater 05/30/2002 Playwright
7 Stranger Vineyard Theatre 09/27/2000 Playwright
8 The Dying Gaul Vineyard Theatre 04/25/1998 Playwright
9 God's Heart Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater 04/06/1997 Playwright
10 Blue Window New York City Center-Stage I 01/16/1996 Playwright
11 Missing Persons Linda Gross Theater 01/24/1995 Playwright
12 3 Postcards Circle in the Square Downtown 11/02/1994 Book
13 Orpheus in Love Circle Repertory Theatre 11/27/1992 Playwright
14 Prelude to a Kiss Circle Repertory Theatre 02/20/1990 Playwright
15 Reckless Circle Repertory Theatre 09/14/1988 Playwright
16 Three Postcards Playwrights Horizons 05/14/1987 Book
17 Marry Me a Little Actors' Playhouse 03/12/1981 Book

Director
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Ode to Joy Cherry Lane Theatre 02/27/2014 Director
2 Play Yourself Century Center For The Performing Arts 07/10/2002 Director
3 This Thing of Darkness Linda Gross Theater 05/30/2002 Director

Actor
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Marry Me a Little Actors' Playhouse 03/12/1981 N/A
Awards
Award Production
1 NOMINATED 2009 GLAAD Award Nomination Outstanding New York Theater: Broadway and Off- Broadway Prayer for My Enemy Playwright
2 WON 1989-1990 OBIE Award for Best New American Play Prelude to a Kiss Playwright
3 NOMINATED 1990 Drama Critics' Circle Award Runner-Up, Best Play Prelude to a Kiss Playwright
4 NOMINATED 2004 Lucille Lortel Award Nomination, Outstanding Play Small Tragedy Playwright
5 WON 2004 Obie Award, Best New American Play Small Tragedy Playwright