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by Craig Lucas

eBook A Prelude to a Kiss and Other Plays (Playwrights Canada Press) ePub
Author: Craig Lucas
Language: English
ISBN: 155936193X
ISBN13: 978-1559361934
Publisher: Theatre Communications Group; 1 edition (December 1, 2000)
Pages: 300
Category: Humanities
Subcategory: Other
Rating: 4.3
Votes: 618
Formats: lrf doc lrf azw
ePub file: 1967 kb
Fb2 file: 1886 kb

Craig Lucas is a playwright, screenwriter and director. His plays include Prelude to a Kiss, Reckless, Blue Window, God’s Heart, The Singing Forest and Small Tragedy. His screenplays include Longtime Companion, The Secret Lives of Dentists and The Dying Gaul, which he also directed.

Craig Lucas is a playwright, screenwriter and director. Mr. Lucas’ awards include the . Drama Critics Award, an OBIE Award for Best Play and Best Director, and the Excellence in Literature Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Series: Playwrights Canada Press.

Prelude to a Kiss is a 1988 play by Craig Lucas. It tells the story of a couple that falls in love despite the girl's pessimistic outlook on life. Shortly after their wedding, a supernatural event tests the strength of their love and commitment to each other. The title is taken from the 1938 torch song of the same title by Duke Ellington. Immediately after a young couple named Peter and Rita have exchanged wedding vows, an unknown elderly man asks to kiss the bride

New Yorker Craig Lucas is a playwright, screenwriter and director. This collection brings back into print one of Craig Lucas' best known and enduring works, Prelude to a Kiss, which was both a hit on Broadway and a popular motion picture.

New Yorker Craig Lucas is a playwright, screenwriter and director. His plays include Prelude to a Kiss, Reckless, Blue Window, God's Heart, The Singing Forest and Small Tragedy. Missing Persons, an updated version of Lucas' first play, is also included in the collection, along with Three Postcards, an offbeat and uniquely imaginative free form musical play.

This collection brings back into print one of Craig Lucas' best known and enduring works, Prelude to a Kiss, which was both a hit on Broadway and a popular motion picture. Prelude to a Kiss "It is rare to find a play so suffused with sorrow that sends one home so high.

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Craig Lucas, American playwright, screenwriter

Craig Lucas, American playwright, screenwriter. Guggenheim fellow, New York City, Rockefeller fellow, New York City, Bellaggio fellowship. Member Dramatists Guild. FXFAI/?tag prabook0b-20. DN Prelude to a Kiss (After a whirlwind courtship, Rita and Peter marry.

Playwrights Canada Press. Theatre Communications Group. New York Times on 'Prelude to a Kiss'. It is rare to find a play so suffused with sorrow that sends one home so high'. A truly intelligent play, one that is literary and heartfelt and beautifully written, a dramatic rarity in these or any times'. New York Post on 'Missing Persons'.

This play is dedicated to my mother and father, Charles and Eleanore Lucas. Prelude to a Kiss opened on Broadway at the Helen Hayes Theater on May 1, 1990. It was produced by Christopher Gould, Suzanne Golden and Dodger Productions. Prelude to a Kiss was commissioned by South Coast Repertory (David Emmes, Producing Artistic Director; Martin Benson, Artistic Director) in Costa Mesa, California, where it premiered on January 15, 1988.

This collection brings back into print one of Craig Lucas’ best known and enduring works, A Prelude to a Kiss, which was both a hit on Broadway and a popular motion picture. Frank Rich in The New York Times wrote about Prelude, It is rare to find a play so suffused with sorrow that sends one home so high. Also included are Missing Persons, a truly intelligent play, one that is literary and heartfelt, beautifully writte. well-crafted, moving story, a dramatic rarity in these or any times "(New York Post), and Three Postcards, an offbeat and uniquely imaginative free form musical play.

This collection brings back into print one of Craig Lucas’ best known and enduring works, Prelude to a Kiss, which was both a hit on Broadway and a popular motion picture. Missing Persons, an updated version of Lucas’ first play, is also included in the collection, along with Three Postcards, an offbeat and uniquely imaginative free form musical play.Prelude to a Kiss“It is rare to find a play so suffused with sorrow that sends one home so high.” –Frank Rich, New York Times“Lucas zaps you into a fantasy land with thoughtfulness and buoyant grace. A sensitive meditation on immortality, commitment and the mysteries of the heart.” –Seattle Times“Absolutely charming and immediately endearing…a fairy-tale adventure into the human heart.” –The News-HaroldMissing Persons“An expressly theatrical, resonant metaphor for the way memory can cripple. What Lucas does so well is find a uniquely whimsical expression for the cataclysmic menace and hostility lurking in the prose of everyday life.” –New York Times“A truly intelligent play, one that is literary and heartfelt and beautifully written, a dramatic rarity in these or any times.” –New York PostThree Postcards“Understated and minimalist in style, the play blends casual dialog, clever lyrics and warmly melodic music to explore the inner thoughts and tensions of its characters.” –New York Daily News“Gertrude Stein would have enjoyed this one.” –New YorkerCraig Lucas is a playwright, screenwriter and director. His plays include Prelude to a Kiss, Reckless, Blue Window, God’s Heart, The Singing Forest and Small Tragedy. His screenplays include Longtime Companion, The Secret Lives of Dentists and The Dying Gaul, which he also directed. Mr. Lucas’ awards include the L.A. Drama Critics Award, an OBIE Award for Best Play and Best Director, and the Excellence in Literature Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
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