Donald Margulies

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Donald Margulies

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Donald Margulies won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for Dinner with Friends and was a finalist twice before for Sight Unseen and Collected Stories. His many other plays, which include The Country House, Shipwrecked! An Entertainment, Brooklyn Boy, the Tony Award-nominated Time Stands Still and the Obie Award-winning The Model Apartment, have been produced on and off-Broadway and in theaters across the United States and around the world. His new play, Long Lost, will premiere off-Broadway in June. Mr. Margulies has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, The New York Foundation for the Arts, and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He was the recipient of the Sidney Kingsley Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Theatre by a playwright and was honored by the American Academy of Arts and Letters with an Award in Literature and by the National Foundation for Jewish Culture with its Award in Literary Arts. He received the PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation for Theatre Award for an American Playwright in Mid-Career, the William Inge Award for Distinguished Achievement in the American Theater, and the Thornton Wilder Prize. He has developed numerous screenplays, teleplays and pilots for HBO, Showtime, NBC, CBS, Warner Bros., TriStar, Universal, Paramount, and MGM. The film of his screenplay, The End of the Tour, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, was nominated for the Film Independent Spirit Award and the UCLA Scripter Award for Best Screenplay. An adjunct professor of English and Theater Studies, he has taught playwriting at Yale for 28 years.

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