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Lucas, Craig

Overview
Works: 102 works in 236 publications in 5 languages and 8,101 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Nonfiction films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Motion pictures  Motion picture plays 
Roles: Librettist, Performer, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Conceptor, Cinematographer, Singer, Other, Editor
Classifications: PS3562.U233, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Craig Lucas
Publications by Craig Lucas
Most widely held works by Craig Lucas
Prelude to a kiss by Craig Lucas( Book )
16 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 1,346 libraries worldwide
After a six-week courtship, a young couple gets married. At the reception a mysterious old man kisses the bride, and the young lovers are sent on a magical journey they will never forget
Longtime companion by Norman René( visu )
19 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 647 libraries worldwide
Drama concerning the AIDS crisis which focuses on a small group of friends from the time they first read about AIDS in the New York Times through the 1980's as they face the impact of the disease on themselves and their friends
The light in the piazza original Broadway cast recording by Adam Guettel( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 617 libraries worldwide
The secret lives of dentists ( visu )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 515 libraries worldwide
The Hursts are a married couple who are both dentists. Dana has been unhappy with their marriage lately. Backstage at a community theater production, David sees Dana in the arms of another man and is immediately certain she's having an affair. Slater, a disgruntled patient of the Hursts, has gone public with his unhappiness over their work. As he observes the obvious tension in David and Dana's relationship, Slater begins offering his own kind of advice to David
Reckless ; Blue window by Craig Lucas( Book )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 452 libraries worldwide
In Reckless, a suburban housewife flees her home on Christmas Eve and discovers a comic nightmare full of dangerous adventures. Blue window depicts seven New Yorkers before, during and after a party
What I meant was : new plays and selected one-acts by Craig Lucas( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 371 libraries worldwide
After Stonewall from the Riots to the millennium ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 369 libraries worldwide
"In 1969 the police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City's Greenwich Village, leading to three nights of rioting by the city's gay community. With this outpouring of courage and unity the Gay Liberation Movement had begun ... Chronicles the history of lesbian and gay life from the riots at Stonewall to the end of the century. It captures the hard work, struggles, tragic defeats and exciting victories experienced since then. It explores how AIDS literally changed the direction of the movement"--Container
The light in the piazza : piano vocal selections by Adam Guettel( score )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 339 libraries worldwide
Marry me a little original cast recording by Stephen Sondheim( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Birds of America ( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
Morrie is an uptight university professor who is anxiously seeking tenure. This requires the approval of his department head, who lives next door. Morrie and his wife Betty live in the house he inherited at 18, after his mother died and his father committed suicide. Morrie has raised his brother Jay and sister Ida, both have problems of their own. Ida is a substance abuser, as well as being promiscuous. Jay is a deeply gentle and sensitive soul whose actions are almost completely unfettered by advanced thought. When Jay gets run over by a car, Morrie asks him to move in for a while. Without asking permission, Jay invites Ida to join them, stressing Morrie and Betty's relationship and jeopardizing his career with their outrageous behavior
The dying Gaul ( visu )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 282 libraries worldwide
A grief-stricken screenwriter unknowingly enters a three-way relationship with a woman and her film executive husband - to chilling results
The light in the piazza by Adam Guettel( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
"Based on Elizabeth Spencer's 1960 novella, The Light in the Piazza is the story of a young American woman, whose chance encounter with a charming young Italian man in an Florentine piazza sets off a whirlwind romance, with an unsettling revelation."--BOOK JACKET
The dying Gaul by Craig Lucas( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 267 libraries worldwide
A grief-stricken screenwriter unknowingly enters a three-way relationship with a woman and her film executive husband - to chilling results
Reckless, and other plays by Craig Lucas( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
"The men and women of Craig Lucas's plays abandon their illusions of safety and bravely enter wonderlands full of strangeness, cruelty and compassion. Equally attentive to the smallest details of human behavior and to the wellsprings of isolation and hope that inform it, Lucas's lyrical precision creates timeless works of tragedy for the 21st century."--BOOK JACKET
Reckless : a play by Craig Lucas( Book )
7 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Absurdist play follows exploits of woman on the run from assassins employed by her husband
Prayer for my enemy : a play by Craig Lucas( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
"Two middle-class families in suburban New York State confront their private demons against the public backdrop of the American incursion into Iraq. As their paths cross in ways that are both comic and terrifying, lies and secrets are at last exposed and an honest, hard-earned redemption is achieved for both"--P. [4] of cover
Blue window : a comedy by Craig Lucas( Book )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
The Back Stage book of new American short plays : 20 plays, 20 fresh new voices ( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Small tragedy by Craig Lucas( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Missing persons by Craig Lucas( Book )
2 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Lucas, Craig, 1951-
Languages
English (119)
Spanish (5)
German (3)
French (1)
Italian (1)
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