Craig Lucas News

Date Of Birth:
April 30, 1951 (63)
Gender:
Male
YALE Announces New Institute for Music Theatre June 7-21, 2009
by BWW News Desk - Jun 07, 2009

YALE SCHOOL OF DRAMA (James Bundy, Dean) and YALE SCHOOL OF MUSIC (Robert Blocker, Dean) announce the YALE INSTITUTE FOR MUSIC THEATRE. (more...)

Corthron's 'A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK' Completes Playwrights Horizon's 2009/2010 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2009

Playwrights Horizons, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tim Sanford and Managing Director Leslie Marcus, proudly announces the sixth and final production of its upcoming 2009/2010 Season, as well as additional casting. Presented at the theater company's home at 416 West 42nd Street, the new production will be: A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK - the World Premiere of a new play by Playwrights Horizons alumna Kia Corthron (Breath, Boom at Playwrights Horizons, Force Continuum), directed by Obie Award winner Chay Yew (Durango at The Public). A co-production with The Play Company (Kate Loewald, Founding Producer) and Culture Project (Allan Buchman, Artistic Director). (more...)

Photo Flash: THE BULLY At Bleecker Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2009

VITAL THEATRE COMPANY is pleased to announce its upcoming revival of THE BULLY, an original musical for children with music and lyrics by JOHN GREGOR and book by DAVID L. WILLIAMS, directed and choreographed by TROY MILLER, at the BLEECKER STREET THEATRE. Performances run Saturdays at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and Sundays at 11 a.m., July 6th through August 2nd. (more...)

Marriott Theatre Presents THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA From 7/22 - 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2009

Celebrating 35 years of producing award-winning musical theater in Chicagoland, The Marriott Theatre is thrilled to present the stunningly beautiful new musical The Light in the Piazza, previewing July 22nd, opening July 29th, and running through September 20th. (more...)

Vital Theatre Co Announces THE BULLY Musical Revival At Bleecker St 7/6-8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2009

VITAL THEATRE COMPANY is pleased to announce its upcoming revival of THE BULLY, an original musical for children with music and lyrics by JOHN GREGOR and book by DAVID L. WILLIAMS, directed and choreographed by TROY MILLER, at the BLEECKER STREET THEATRE. (more...)

SHN Presents LCT's SOUTH PACIFIC 9/18-10/25 At The Golden gate Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 01, 2009

SHN will present the all-new production of the Lincoln Center Theater prize-winning musical classic Rodgers and Hammerstein's SOUTH PACIFIC at the Golden Gate Theatre beginning Friday, September 18 through Sunday, October 25, 2009. (more...)

THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA Opens At The Swirnow Theater 6/12, Final Show Of Season
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2009

Theatre Hopkins will open its final production of the season, the area premiere of the Tony award winning musical, 'The Light in the Piazza,' on Friday, June 12, at the Swirnow Theater in the Mattin Center on The Johns Hopkins University's Homewood campus, 3400 N. Charles St. in Baltimore. With a Tony-winning score and lyrics by Adam Guettel and book by Craig Lucas, the production is directed by Todd Pearthree. (more...)

Working In The Theater's 'Fluidity & Change: Directors 2009' Airs 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2009

The American Theatre Wing has announced its newest episode of its popular 'Working in the Theater' series, titled 'Fluidity & Change: Directors 2009.' This episode features Thomas Kail (In the Heights), Moisés Kaufman (33 Variations) Bartlett Sher (Joe Turner's Come and Gone), Leigh Silverman (Coraline), and Kate Whoriskey (Ruined). The program, moderated by Variety reporter Gordon Cox, will air on CUNY Television beginning Sunday, May 31, at 5:00 pm, with additional airings Friday, June 5 at 9:00 am, 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm, Saturday, June 6 at 11:00 am, and Sunday, June 7 at 5:00 pm. (more...)

Groff, De Shields, Kandel Set For Public's THE BACCHAE, Runs at Delacorte 8/11-8/30
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced casting for the Shakespeare in the Park production of Euripides' THE BACCHAE, directed by JoAnne Akalaitis with original music by Philip Glass and translated by Nicholas Rudall. THE BACCHAE will run August 11-August 30 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park with an official press opening on Monday, August 24 at 8 p.m. Bank of America returns as lead sponsor of Shakespeare in the Park 2009. (more...)

Breen, Corman, Dugan Cast In Naked Angels' NEXT FALL 5/26-6/3
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2009

New York?s Naked Angels (Geoffrey Nauffts, Artistic Director; Brittany O?Neill, Managing Director) has announced complete casting for its World Premiere production of Geoffrey Nauffts? new play Next Fall (formerly titled TheGospel According To Adam), directed by Sheryl Kaller. The cast will feature Patrick Breen, Maddie Corman, Sean Dugan, Patrick Heusinger, Connie Ray, andCotter Smith. (more...)

Short Plays INFILTRAGE 2: EARTH WIND & FIRE Plays 6/11-27 At The Flea
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2009

Short Play Series Returns INFILTRAGE 2: EARTH WIND & FIRE June 11 - 27 at The Flea Infiltrage is a group of playwrights who originally met during Craig Lucas' ?pataphysics workshop at The Flea Theater several years ago. (more...)

GOLDEN AGE, HUMOR ABUSE & More Set For PTC 2009-2010 Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2009

Philadelphia Theatre Company announces its 2009-2010 mainstage season, highlighted by a world premiere by Terrence McNally, a Tony Award-winning musical and a pre-Broadway production. Expanding to a five-play series, the season features the world premiere of Terrence McNally's Golden Age, the six-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical The Light in the Piazza by Craig Lucas and Adam Guettel, Lorenzo Pisoni's multi-award winner Humor Abuse, August Wilson's first major play Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, the dark comedy thriller Mauritius by Theresa Rebeck, and a special summer comedy revue, City of Nutterly Love: Funny as Bell!, co-produced with Chicago's The Second City. (more...)

Photo Flash: Previews For Playwrights Horizons' OUR HOUSE Began 5/15
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2009

Previews are now underway at Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) for the New York premiere of Our House, a new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Theresa Rebeck (The Butterfly Collection and Bad Dates at Playwrights Horizons, Broadway's Mauritius, co-author of Omnium Gatherum). A scathing new comedy that shakes up Reality TV, Our House is the final production of the theater company's 2008/2009 Season. (more...)

Sher, Yazbeck, Lane and Almodovar Team on 'WOMEN ON THE VERGE' Workshop for LCT
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2009

The New York Times is reporting that Tony winner Bartlett Sher's next project will be a musical version of the film 'Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown,' written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar. (more...)

Rogue Machine Presents HALF OF PLENTY As Season Opener Of 2009 5/22-6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2009

Award winning Steppenwolf playwright Lisa Dillman has chosen ROGUE MACHINE to present the West Coast premiere of her play HALF OF PLENTY, for their season opener of 2009. This hilarious and chilling take on lean times and family values in America uncovers some all too familiar anxieties in modern living. (more...)

The Public's 'THE SINGING FOREST' Ends Limited Run 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) presents Craig Lucas' THE SINGING FOREST. Directed by Mark Wing-Davey, THE SINGING FOREST will end a limited run Sunday, May 17th. The show celebrated Opening Night on Tuesday, April 28 at 7 PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE THIRTINI AWARDS Held At Joes Pub 5/11
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2009

13P, the OBIE-winning company comprising 13 playwrights presented its spring benefit The First (and Last) Annual 'THIRTINI AWARDS' at Joe's Pub, 425 Lafayette Street, for one performance only on Monday, May 11. (more...)

Rapp's BINGO WITH THE INDIANS Comes To Rogue Machine 5/15-6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2009

In a shabby New England motel, 3 members of a NY theatre group have arrived with a scheme. As the evening darkens and unravels...so do their ambitions and secrets. This dark comedy--from Pulitzer-nominee Adam Rapp (Red Light Winter, Nocturne) is a visceral, provocative, oddball piece about a group of artists desperately trying to force a place for themselves, and how far they will go to get what they want. (more...)

THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA Premieres In John Hopkins Univ's Swirnow Theater 6/12
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2009

Theatre Hopkins will open its final production of the season, the area premiere of the Tony award winning musical, The Light in the Piazza, on Friday, June 12, at the Swirnow Theater in the Mattin Center on The Johns Hopkins University's Homewood campus, 3400 N. Charles St. in Baltimore. With a Tony-winning score and lyrics by Adam Guettel and book by Craig Lucas, the production is directed by Todd Pearthree. (more...)

ALL MY SONS & PRELUDE TO A KISS Ends Huntington Theatre's 2009-2010 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2009

The Huntington Theatre Company announces today that Arthur Miller's Tony Award winner ALL MY SONS and Craig Lucas' modern classic PRELUDE TO A KISS will complete its 2009-2010 Season, creating a bold, diverse, and entertaining lineup of American stories. David Esbjornson, Miller's last living director, helms All My Sons; Huntington Theatre Company Artistic Director Peter DuBois will direct Prelude to a Kiss. (more...)

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