Craig Lucas News

Date of Birth: April 30, 1951 (66)
Gender: Male
Clubbed Thumb Announces SUMMERWORKS Line-upClubbed Thumb Announces SUMMERWORKS Line-up
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2011

Clubbed Thumb, the Obie Award-winning New York theatre company that commissions, develops and produces funny, strange, and provocative news plays, presents SUMMERWORKS 2011, its 16th annual festival of original works by American playwrights, from June 5-25 at HERE Arts Center (145 6th Avenue) in Manhattan, it has been announced by Maria Striar, Clubbed Thumb's Producing Artistic Director. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2011

Hartford Stage will launch its 2011 SummerStage season with Doug Elkins' & Friends' Fräulein Maria, the innovative and award-winning dance piece performed to the soundtrack from Rodgers & Hammerstein's movie classic, The Sound of Music. (more...)

TS Eliot US/UK Exchange Present Seven New Short Plays on The Old Vic StageTS Eliot US/UK Exchange Present Seven New Short Plays on The Old Vic Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2011

50 of America's top young theatre artists are coming to London as part of The Old Vic's 2011 TS Eliot US/UK Exchange programme and presenting seven new short plays on The Old Vic stage. (more...)

Anne Kauffman to Direct MAPLE & VINE at Playwrights HorizonsAnne Kauffman to Direct MAPLE & VINE at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2011

Playwrights Horizons, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tim Sanford and Managing Director Leslie Marcus, is proud to announce the sixth and final production of its upcoming 2011/2012 Season. Completing the theater company's line-up is the New York premiere of MAPLE & VINE, a new play by Jordan Harrison (Doris to Darlene at Playwrights Horizons, Act a Lady, Amazons and Their Men), directed by Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (The Thugs, Stunning, Naked Angels' This Wide Night, Mr. Harrison's Act a Lady). (more...)

Jesse Eisenberg's ASUNCION to Premiere at Rattlesnake Theater in 2011-2012; Season Announced!Jesse Eisenberg's ASUNCION to Premiere at Rattlesnake Theater in 2011-2012; Season Announced!
by Jessica Lewis - Jun 2, 2011

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater today announced its roster of plays for 2011-12, the award-winning company's 17th season. The all world-premiere season will feature new works by Dan Klores, Dael Orlandersmith, Daniel Talbott, José Rivera, David Adjmi and a play written by Academy-Award nominee Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network). (more...)

Lisa Peterson, Eddie Torres Among Directors For Nat'l Playwrights ConferenceLisa Peterson, Eddie Torres Among Directors For Nat'l Playwrights Conference
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2011

Wendy C. Goldberg, Artistic Director of the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center?s National Playwrights Conference, today announced the eight directors for plays previously selected for its 47th season. (more...)

ART Presents Amy Brenneman in MOUTH WIDE OPEN, Closes 5/29ART Presents Amy Brenneman in MOUTH WIDE OPEN, Closes 5/29
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2011

The American Repertory Theater is pleased to welcome actress Amy Brenneman back onto the Loeb Stage, with her autobiographical show Mouth Wide Open, created with longtime collaborator Sabrina Peck. (more...)

XANADU, HOW TO SUCCEED, 101 DALMATIONS et al. Set for Barn Players 2012 SeasonXANADU, HOW TO SUCCEED, 101 DALMATIONS et al. Set for Barn Players 2012 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2011

THE BARN PLAYERS 2012 SEASON (more...)

Justin Bartha, David Wilson Barnes, et al. Set for ALL NEW PEOPLE at Second Stage, 7/25Justin Bartha, David Wilson Barnes, et al. Set for ALL NEW PEOPLE at Second Stage, 7/25
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2011

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) has announced that DAVID WILSON BARNES (Second Stage's hit Becky Shaw), JUSTIN BARTHA (The Hangover, Broadway's Lend Me a Tenor), ANNA CAMP (Second Stage's The Scene, 'True Blood'), and KRYSTEN RITTER (Confessions of a Shopaholic, Second Stage's All This Intimacy) will appear in the world premiere comedy, ALL NEW PEOPLE, written by ZACH BRAFF and directed by PETER DuBOIS. ALL NEW PEOPLE will begin previews on Tuesday, June 28 and officially open on Monday, July 25 at 7:00pm at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street). For tickets or more information, please visit www.2ST.com. (more...)

TS Eliot US/UK Exchange Present Seven New Short Plays on The Old Vic StageTS Eliot US/UK Exchange Present Seven New Short Plays on The Old Vic Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2011

50 of America's top young theatre artists are coming to London as part of The Old Vic's 2011 TS Eliot US/UK Exchange programme and presenting seven new short plays on The Old Vic stage. (more...)

Huntington Completes Season with Captors and Private LivesHuntington Completes Season with Captors and Private Lives
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2011

Huntington Theatre Company completes its 30th Anniversary Season with the world premiere of Captors by Evan M. Wiener (Monogamy) and directed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois, and Noel Coward's stylish, savvy comedy Private Lives, directed by Tony Award nominee Maria Aitken (Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps). (more...)

ART Presents Amy Brenneman in MOUTH WIDE OPEN 5/24-29ART Presents Amy Brenneman in MOUTH WIDE OPEN 5/24-29
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2011

The American Repertory Theater is pleased to welcome actress Amy Brenneman back onto the Loeb Stage, with her autobiographical show Mouth Wide Open, created with longtime collaborator Sabrina Peck. (more...)

New Georges Presents The Germ Project at 3LD Art, Previews Begins June 11New Georges Presents The Germ Project at 3LD Art, Previews Begins June 11
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2011

New Georges (Susan Bernfield, Artistic Director; Sarah Cameron Sunde, Associate Director; Jaynie Saunders Tiller, Managing Director), the OBIE Award-winning downtown theater company founded in 1992, will present "THE GERM PROJECT," featuring the work of playwrights Kara Lee Corthron (directed by Kara-Lynn Vaeni), Lynn Rosen (directed by Shoshana Gold), Kathryn Walat (directed by Portia Krieger), and Anna Ziegler (directed by Beatrice Terry). (more...)

Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities Announces THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA, 4/20-5/8Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities Announces THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA, 4/20-5/8
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2011

Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities and Executive Producer James A. Blackman III continue their 20th Anniversary Season with Adam Guettel and Craig Lucas' sweeping musical, The Light in the Piazza. Performances begin on Wednesday April 20 (with a gala press opening on Saturday April 23) and will run through Sunday May 8 at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Photo Coverage: New Dramatists Honor Roger Berlind at Starry LuncheonPhoto Coverage: New Dramatists Honor Roger Berlind at Starry Luncheon
by Monica Simoes - May 18, 2011

New Dramatists, Tony Honor® recipient and the nation's premiere playwright development workshop, honored 14-time Tony Award® winner Roger Berlind with their 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award at its 62nd Annual Spring Luncheon tribute, yesterday, May 17th at the New York Marriott Marquis. Philip J. Smith and Robert E. Wankel of The Shubert Organization served as the Luncheon Chairs. Jim Dale, Emily Mann and Brian Stokes Mitchell were among those paying tribute to Mr Berlind. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the event and brings you phoot coverage below. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company Presents 10X25 Play Festival, 5/18-29Atlantic Theater Company Presents 10X25 Play Festival, 5/18-29
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2011

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) concludes its 25th Anniversary season with a celebration of its history with 10x25, an all-commissioned one-act festival of ten-minute plays by twenty five of the extraordinary playwrights who have been produced there since 1985. 10x25 will unite and reunite Atlantic ensemble members, playwrights, and frequent guest actors and directors in three separate offerings of ten minute plays, which will run the gamut of theatrical styles and conte (more...)

Bidding Ends Today for Playwrights Horizons AuctionBidding Ends Today for Playwrights Horizons Auction
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2011

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced initial details for its 2011 special online Auction in connection with its annual Spring Gala Benefit. Bidding for the auction, which will feature an eclectic array of items and unique opportunities, begins tomorrow, Tuesday, April 26 at 8AM at www.biddingforgood/playwrightshorizons. Online bidding will continue for three weeks through Wednesday, May 18 (with items staggered to close at 8PM and 9PM). (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company Presents 10X25 Play Festival, 5/18-29Atlantic Theater Company Presents 10X25 Play Festival, 5/18-29
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2011

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) concludes its 25th Anniversary season with a celebration of its history with 10x25, an all-commissioned one-act festival of ten-minute plays by twenty five of the extraordinary playwrights who have been produced there since 1985. 10x25 will unite and reunite Atlantic ensemble members, playwrights, and frequent guest actors and directors in three separate offerings of ten minute plays, which will run the gamut of theatrical styles and conte (more...)

Rogue Machine Presents LA Premiere of BLACKBIRD, Opens 6/5Rogue Machine Presents LA Premiere of BLACKBIRD, Opens 6/5
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2011

Multi-award winning Rogue Machine brings David Harrower's critically acclaimed play Blackbird to Los Angeles for the first time. The company's recently extended run of Small Engine Repair (CRITIC'S CHOICE-LA Times; GO- LA Weekly, CRITIC'S PICK-Backstage, Ovation RECOMMENDED) will run simultaneously with this production, in Rogue Machine's larger space at Theatre Theater, during the first few weeks in June. (more...)

AracaWorks Hosts New Reading Series Through 5/13AracaWorks Hosts New Reading Series Through 5/13
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2011

The Araca Group announces the return of AracaWorks, a week-long series of play readings celebrating new work for the theatre. (more...)

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