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Craig Lucas

Craig Lucas is a celebrated playwright and screenwriter. His screen credits include adaptations of his own stage works, the Prelude to a Kiss, Reckless and the groundbreaking Longtime Companion.

Lucas has won a string of the theater world's most prestigeous awards, including the Literature Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Obie, the Outer Critics Circle, and George and Elizabeth Marton awards, fellowships from the Rockefeller Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, NEA/TCG; he has received three Drama Desk nominations, a Tony nomination, and has been a Pulitzer finalist.

Additional plays include Missing Persons, Stranger, Blue Window, God's Heart, and The Dying Gaul. With Norman René he created Marry Me a Little, songs by Stephen Sondheim; with composer/lyricist Craig Carnelia, the musical play Three Postcards; and This Thing of Darkness, co-written with David Schulner.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Craig Lucas Facts

BirthdayApril 30, 1951 (71)
BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, USA

Selected Filmography

Songs to Live and Die By
Oh Marbella!
Hunt for Ziro
How to Lose Friends and Alienate People
The Snowtown Murders
Nomad Droids
The Zillo Beast
The Dying Gaul
San Lucas Prison
Episode 5
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