"Irresistible . . . intoxicating. . . . Enduringly original sensibility."—New York Times
Adele is a painter and an addict. Through her eyes, we meet her two lovers, Mala and Bill, and follow her destructive relationships over the course of fourteen years. A vulnerable exploration of the interplay between art, love, and addiction, Ode to Joy is an affecting new drama from respected playwright Craig Lucas.
Renowned playwright Craig Lucas's newest work is a sensitive look at illness, addiction, and love.
Craig Lucas's plays include Missing Persons, Reckless, Blue Window, Prelude to a Kiss, God's Heart, The Dying Gaul, Stranger, Small Tragedy, Prayer for My Enemy, The Singing Forest, and the book for the The Light in the Piazza (music and lyrics by Adam Guettel).