Lucinda Coxon

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Lucinda Coxon
Born 1962
Occupation Playwright and screenwriter
Nationality English
Children 1

Lucinda Coxon is a playwright and screenwriter.

Works[edit]

Plays[edit]

Coxon's plays include Improbabilities[1][2] at Soho Poly; Waiting at the Water's Edge[3] and Wishbones[4] at the Bush Theatre, London; Three Graces at Lakeside Theatre, Colchester and the Haymarket Theatre, Leicester; Nostalgia[5][6][7] at South Coast Repertory, California; The Ice Palace[8] from the novel by Tarjei Vesaas – for the National Theatre Connections scheme. Vesuvius[9][10] at South Coast Repertory, California; The Shoemaker's Incredible Wife[11] from Federico García Lorca – also for the National Theatre Connections scheme. Her play – Happy Now? – premiered at the Cottesloe Theatre, National Theatre, London[12] in 2008. It has since been produced for Yale Repertory Theater’s 2008–2009 Season, and Primary Stages Theater's 25th Anniversary Season in 2009–2010. "Eternal Not" [13] Winner of the Best Script and Best Comedy Awards at the Screentest Festival 2013;[14] A new play, "Herding Cats" was first seen at the Ustinov Studio, Bath in December 2010 and revived at the Hampstead Theatre, London in December 2011. Olivia Hallinan starred as Justine in both productions.

Screenplays[edit]

Screenplays include The Heart of Me,[15] Lily and the Secret Planting and Spaghetti Slow. Current film projects include Mrs Gonzalez, Wild Target and The Danish Girl, adapted from David Ebershoff's novel.

Coxon adapted Michel Faber's novel The Crimson Petal and the White for the BBC. The series aired in April 2011.

References[edit]

  1. ^ soho poly 1972–90 – Soho Theatre, London[dead link]
  2. ^ "Lucinda Coxon – complete guide to the Playwright and Plays". Doollee.com. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Review of Waiting At The Water's Edge". Cix.co.uk. 8 January 1993. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  4. ^ thebushtheatre
  5. ^ "Nostalgia, a CurtainUp review". Curtainup.com. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  6. ^ Lyn Gardner (6 March 2008). "Nostalgia | Theatre story | guardian.co.uk Arts". London: Arts.guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  7. ^ Oxman, Steven (6 November 2001). "Theater Review: Nostalgia – Theater and Musical Production Reviews". Variety. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  8. ^ "Going Out in Bristol – Old Vic – new season". BBC. 22 January 2003. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  9. ^ South Coast Repertory presents 'Vesuvius'[dead link]
  10. ^ Hirschhorn, Joel (2 May 2005). "Theater Review: Vesuvius – Theater and Musical Production Reviews". Variety. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  11. ^ "Productions : The Shoemaker's Incredible Wife". National Theatre. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  12. ^ National Theatre : Productions : Happy Now?[dead link]
  13. ^ [1]
  14. ^ "Winners and Nominees". 
  15. ^ "The Heart of Me – Production Credits – New York Times". Movies.nytimes.com. 1 November 2010. Retrieved 3 January 2012.