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Craig Lucas was born on April 30, 1951 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He is a writer and director, known for Prelude to a Kiss (1992), Longtime Companion (1989) and The Dying Gaul (2005). See full bio »
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 2006 Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series) (book - 1 episode)
- The Light in the Piazza (2006) ... (book)
 2005/I The Dying Gaul (screenplay)
 2002 The Secret Lives of Dentists (screenplay)
 1995 Reckless (play - uncredited) / (written by)
 1992 Prelude to a Kiss (play) / (screenplay)
 1989 Longtime Companion (written by)
 1987 American Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blue Window (1987) ... (writer)
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 1992 Prelude to a Kiss (co-producer)
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 2006 This Film Is Not Yet Rated (Documentary) (the producers wish to thank)
 2006 Wild Tigers I Have Known (thanks)
 1997 Love! Valour! Compassion! (special thanks)
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 2005 The 59th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Nominee: Best Book of a Musical
 2001 Anatomy of a Scene (TV Series documentary)

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: Directed "This Thing of Darkness", a play he co-wrote with David Schulner (Atlantic Theater Company, New York City, New York, USA). See more »

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When Alec Baldwin kissed the old man onstage [in "Prelude to a Kiss"], the audience in the theater went, "Awww." When he kissed him in the film, you would have thought I brought a Rwandan child out and cut his head off. [Laughs] The studio said: Let's make it a hug instead. And I said: Well, then we'd have to call it "Prelude to a Hug." I didn't come to the film with the adventuresome spirit that... See more »


Though primarily known as a writer (and more recently, director), he started out as an actor, in the chorus of Stephen Sondheim's "Sweeney Todd". While in "ST", he wrote a musical ("Marry Me a Little") utilizing Sondheim's songs, in which Lucas co-starred. The legendary Sondheim frankly told him he should be a writer instead of a performer, and Lucas has gone on to become one of the most prolific... See more »

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