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Donald Margulies

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Donald Margulies has won a Lucille Lortel Award, two American Theatre Critics New Play Citations, two Los Angeles Drama Critics Awards, two OBIE Awards (for SIGHT UNSEEN and THE MODEL APARTMENT), one Tony Award nomination (for TIME STANDS STILL), one L.A. Ovation Award (for THE COUNTRY HOUSE), two Dramatists’ Guild Hull-Warriner Awards, five Drama Desk Award nominations, five Burns Mantle Best Play citations, two Pulitzer Prize nominations (for SIGHT UNSEEN and COLLECTED STORIES), and one Pulitzer Prize (for DINNER WITH FRIENDS). His other plays include BROOKLYN BOY, THE LOMAN FAMILY PICNIC, WHAT’S WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE?, FOUND A PEANUT, GOD OF VENGEANCE, CONEY ISLAND CHRISTMAS and SHIPWRECKED! AN ENTERTAINMENT — THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONT (AS TOLD BY HIMSELF). His work has been produced in New York by Manhattan Theatre Club, Primary Stages, Roundabout Theatre Company, the New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theatre, Jewish Repertory Theatre and Theatre for the New City; at theaters across America including South Coast Repertory, the Geffen Playhouse, Actors Theater of Louisville, Williamstown Theatre Festival, and Long Wharf Theatre; and in theaters around the world. 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. In 2005 he was honored by the American Academy of Arts and Letters with an Award in Literature, and he was the recipient of the 2000 Sidney Kingsley Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Theatre by a playwright and the 2014 PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater American Playwright in Mid-Career Award. Mr. Margulies is an alumnus of New Dramatists and serves on the council of The Dramatists Guild of America. He is an adjunct professor of English and Theatre Studies at Yale University. The film of his screenplay, THE END OF THE TOUR, will be released in 2015.