Craig Lucas News

Date of Birth: April 30, 1951 (65)
Gender: Male
Goodman Theatre And Playwrights Horizons Partner For FAR FROM HEAVEN Musical?Goodman Theatre And Playwrights Horizons Partner For FAR FROM HEAVEN Musical?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2011

Playwrights Horizons announced in December that it had commissioned FAR FROM HEAVEN, a new musical with book by Tony Award winner and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Richard Greenberg (Take Me Out, Three Days of Rain), music by Tony Award nominee Scott Frankel (Grey Gardens) and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Michael Korie (Grey Gardens, The Grapes of Wrath). (more...)

Rogue Machine Resumes Performances of THE SUNSET LIMITED Thru 1/31Rogue Machine Resumes Performances of THE SUNSET LIMITED Thru 1/31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2011

Multi-award winning writer Cormac McCarthy's play THE SUNSET LIMITED (CRITIC'S CHOICE-LA Times; GO-LA Weekly, CRITIC'S PICK-Backstage, RECOMMENDED-Ovation ) is being presented for the first time in Los Angeles, as part of Rogue Machine's 2010/11 season. (more...)

Gleason, Fontana, et al. Set for SONS OF THE PROPHETGleason, Fontana, et al. Set for SONS OF THE PROPHET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2011

Huntington Theatre Company announces casting for its world premiere production of Sons of the Prophet by Stephen Karam (columbinus, Speech & Debate), directed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois (Becky Shaw at the Almeida Theatre - London, Off Broadway, and the Huntington; Vengeance is the Lord's; Trust). Drama Desk Award winner Santino Fontana (The Importance of Being Earnest, Billy Elliot, Brighton Beach Memoirs) plays Joseph, a former runner now dealing with health issues and the recent death of his father. Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards winner Joanna Gleason (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Joe Egg, Into the Woods) plays Gloria, a formerly successful New York editor who is now Joseph's employer in Nazareth, PA. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Presents A SMALL FIRE, Opens 1/6Playwrights Horizons Presents A SMALL FIRE, Opens 1/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2010

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) presents the World Premiere of A SMALL FIRE, a new play by Obie Award winner Adam Bock (The Drunken City at PH, The Receptionist, The Thugs, Swimming in the Shallows). (more...)

TheatreWorks 2010-2011 Season To Include [TITLE OF SHOW], 39 STEPS, & MoreTheatreWorks 2010-2011 Season To Include [TITLE OF SHOW], 39 STEPS, & More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2010

TheatreWorks, the nationally-acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, has announced the line-up for its 2010-2011 season. Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley and Managing Director Phil Santora announced a 41st season that will include three world premieres (bringing the company's total to 56); three regional premieres including the newest play by the author of AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, Broadway's quirky hit musical about writers writing a quirky hit musical and a spell-binding mystery about a Japanese-American veteran charged with murder; and two Broadway favorites. The company will once again lead off with an extensive New Works Festival. (more...)

Rogue Machine Presents SUNSET LIMITED, 11/6-12/19Rogue Machine Presents SUNSET LIMITED, 11/6-12/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2010

Multi-award winning writer Cormac McCarthy will have his play THE SUNSET LIMITED presented for the first time in Los Angeles, as part of Rogue Machine's 2010 season. Set in a subway tenement apartment of the ex-con, Black, who has forcibly prevented the college professor, White, from casting himself in the path of an on-rushing subway train. Black keeps White a virtual prisoner while he probes the roots of White's suicide attempt. Black is no stranger to the violence of human nature, but his life has changed drastically since a near death experience. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Commissions FAR FROM HEAVEN MusicalPlaywrights Horizons Commissions FAR FROM HEAVEN Musical
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2010

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) announced today that it has commissioned FAR FROM HEAVEN, a new musical with book by Tony Award winner and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Richard Greenberg (Take Me Out, Three Days of Rain), music by Tony Award nominee Scott Frankel (Grey Gardens) and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Michael Korie (Grey Gardens, The Grapes of Wrath). The musical is being adapted from the acclaimed, award-winning 2002 Focus Features/Vulcan Productions motion picture Far From Heaven, written and directed by Todd Haynes. (more...)

GREY GARDENS' Frankel & Korie Team with Greenberg for FAR FROM HEAVEN Musical at Playwrights HorizonsGREY GARDENS' Frankel & Korie Team with Greenberg for FAR FROM HEAVEN Musical at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2010

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) announced today that it has commissioned FAR FROM HEAVEN, a new musical with book by Tony Award winner and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Richard Greenberg (Take Me Out, Three Days of Rain), music by Tony Award nominee Scott Frankel (Grey Gardens) and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Michael Korie (Grey Gardens, The Grapes of Wrath). The musical is being adapted from the acclaimed, award-winning 2002 Focus Features/Vulcan Productions motion picture Far From Heaven, written and directed by Todd Haynes. (more...)

Rapp, Aukin, Cullman Direct THE HALLWAY TRILOGY At Rattlestick, Opens 2/20Rapp, Aukin, Cullman Direct THE HALLWAY TRILOGY At Rattlestick, Opens 2/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2010

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater continues its 16th season with the world premiere of The Hallway Trilogy, three full length plays set fifty years apart (1953, 2003, 2053) by Adam Rapp. (more...)

Rogue Machine Extends The Los Angeles Premiere of THE SUNSET LIMITED Thru 1/31Rogue Machine Extends The Los Angeles Premiere of THE SUNSET LIMITED Thru 1/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2010

Multi-award winning writer Cormac McCarthy is having a successful run for his play THE SUNSET LIMITED (CRITIC'S CHOICE-LA Times; GO-LA Weekly, CRITIC'S PICK-Backstage, RECOMMENDED-Ovation ) presented for the first time in Los Angeles, as part of Rogue Machine's 2010 season. (more...)

Birney, Williams, Pawk Lead A SMALL FIRE at Playwrights Horizons, Previews 12/16Birney, Williams, Pawk Lead A SMALL FIRE at Playwrights Horizons, Previews 12/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2010

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced complete casting for the World Premiere of A SMALL FIRE, a new play by Obie Award winner Adam Bock (The Drunken City at PH, The Receptionist, The Thugs, Swimming in the Shallows). (more...)

Aurora Theatre Co Presents COLLAPSEAurora Theatre Co Presents COLLAPSE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2010

Aurora Theatre Company continues its 19th season with Minneapolis-based playwright Allison Moore's COLLAPSE. This surprising comedy, which originated as one of Aurora Theatre Company's Global Age Project (GAP) finalists last season, is the second main stage production to develop from the GAP; it will receive its main stage debut as a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere, a collaboration with Aurora Theatre Company (lead theater), Curious Theatre in Denver, and Kitchen Dog Theater in Dallas. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons To Host Annual Holiday Craft Fair 12/14Playwrights Horizons To Host Annual Holiday Craft Fair 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2010

Acclaimed theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) will host its second annual Holiday Craft Fair on Tuesday, December 14 from 1PM to 4PM in Playwrights Horizons' festively made-over Ford Motor Company Lobby (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Playwrights Horizons to Host Holiday Craft Fair, 12/14Playwrights Horizons to Host Holiday Craft Fair, 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2010

Acclaimed theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) will host its second annual Holiday Craft Fair on Tuesday, December 14 from 1PM to 4PM in Playwrights Horizons' festively made-over Ford Motor Company Lobby (416 West 42nd Street). Featuring works created by PH's very own staff, the crafts for sale will include jewelry, knitwear, handmade greeting cards, homemade jam and much more! (more...)

Jackson, Benanti, Neuwirth, Pasquale Lead MTC's AN INTIMATE NIGHT, 1/24Jackson, Benanti, Neuwirth, Pasquale Lead MTC's AN INTIMATE NIGHT, 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2010

Manhattan Theatre Club will present its annual Winter Benefit, an evening of cocktails and dinner followed by a special one-night-only cabaret-style show featuring some of the biggest stars of musical theatre on Monday, January 24, 2011 at The Plaza (58th Street & Fifth Avenue). (more...)

TimeLine presents Chicago Premiere of IN DARFUR, Opens 1/22/11TimeLine presents Chicago Premiere of IN DARFUR, Opens 1/22/11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2010

TimeLine Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere of In Darfur by Winter Miller, directed by TimeLine Associate Artistic Director Nick Bowling, January 22 March 20, 2011 (previews January 18 through January 21) at TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago. (more...)

NonProphet Theatre Company Presents RECKLESS 12/3-12/12NonProphet Theatre Company Presents RECKLESS 12/3-12/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2010

The NonProphet Theater Company presents the final show of their 2010 season RECKLESS by Craig Lucas opening Friday, December 3, 8pm at the Regional Arts Commission, 6128 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis, Missouri 63112. The show will run until Sunday, December 12 with performances Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 5pm. Tickets are $15 for general audiences and $12 for students (must provide a valid ID) and seniors (Ages 55+). (more...)

VENGEANCE IS THE LORD's Closes At Huntington Theatre Co 12/12VENGEANCE IS THE LORD's Closes At Huntington Theatre Co 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2010

The Huntington Theatre Company continues its 29th season with the world premiere of Bob Glaudini's Vengeance is the Lord's, directed by Peter DuBois. (more...)

Alexander, Dominczyk & More Set For Rattlestick's THERE ARE NO MORE BIG SECRETSAlexander, Dominczyk & More Set For Rattlestick's THERE ARE NO MORE BIG SECRETS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2010

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater continues its 16th season with the world premiere of There Are No More Big Secrets written by Obie Award-winner Heidi Schreck and directed by Kip Fagan. (more...)

BWW Review: NonProphet Theater Company's Production of RECKLESSBWW Review: NonProphet Theater Company's Production of RECKLESS
by Chris Gibson - Dec 9, 2010

There are a number of unique holiday-themed shows currently playing in local theatres, and the NonProphet Theater Company has joined in the yuletide fray with their current production of RECKLESS. Playwright Craig Lucas has crafted a strangely affecting little tale that takes any number of twists and turns as it lurches forward through time, playfully confounding expectations along its path toward a surprisingly satisfying conclusion. (more...)

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