Donald Margulies

Adjunct Professor of English

Address: LC 304
Phone: (203) 432-2246
Email: donald.margulies@yale.edu
Office hours

INTERESTS:  Drama, Literature & Visual Arts

Donald Margulies received the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for Dinner With
Friends
(Variety Arts Theatre [off-Broadway], Comedie des Champs-Elysees
[Paris], Actors Theatre of Louisville, South Coast Repertory, American Theatre
Critics Association New Play Award, Dramatists Guild/Hull-Warriner Award,
Lucille Lortel Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, Drama Desk nominee, a Burns
Mantle Best Play).

His many plays include Time Stands Still (Geffen Playhouse [Los Angeles];
Manhattan Theatre Club/Friedman Theatre, Cort Theatre [Broadway]; 2010 Tony
Award nominee, a Burns Mantle Best Play, American Theatre Critics Association
New Play Citation, Outer Critics Award nominee, L.A. Ovation Award nominee);
Shipwrecked! An Entertainment - The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont
(as told by himself)
(South Coast Repertory, Geffen Playhouse, Primary Stages
[off-Broadway]; Outer Critics Circle Award nominee); Brooklyn Boy (Manhattan
Theatre Club/Biltmore Theatre [Broadway], South Coast Repertory, Comedie des
Champs-Elysees, American Theatre Critics Association New Play Citation, a Burns
Mantle Best Play); Sight Unseen (Manhattan Theatre Club/Biltmore Theatre
[Broadway, 2004], Manhattan Theatre Club/Orpheum Theatre [1992], South Coast
Repertory; a Burns Mantle Best Play, Obie Award, Dramatists Guild/Hull-Warriner
Award, Drama Desk nominee, Pulitzer Prize finalist); Collected Stories (Theatre
Royal Haymarket (London), South Coast Repertory, Manhattan Theatre Club
[off-Broadway, 1997; Broadway, 2010], HB Studio/Lucille Lortel Theatre, Los
Angeles Drama Critics Circle/Ted Schmitt Awards, L.A. Ovation Award, Drama Desk
nominee, Dramatists Guild/Hull-Warriner Award, Pulitzer Prize finalist, Drama
Desk nominee); God of Vengeance (based on the Yiddish classic by Sholem Asch,
ACT Theatre (Seattle), Williamstown Theatre Festival); Two Days (Long Wharf
Theatre); The Model Apartment (Los Angeles Theatre Center, Primary Stages, Obie
Award, Drama-Logue Award, Dramatists Guild/Hull-Warriner Award finalist, Drama
Desk nominee): The Loman Family Picnic (Manhattan Theatre Club, a Burns Mantle
Best Play, Drama Desk nominee); What's Wrong With This Picture? (Manhattan
Theatre Club, Jewish Repertory Theatre, Brooks Atkinson Theatre [Broadway]);
Broken Sleep: Three Plays (Williamstown Theatre Festival); July 7, 1994 (Actors
Theatre of Louisville); Found A Peanut (Joseph Papp/New York Shakespeare
Festival); Pitching to the Star (West Bank Café); Resting Place (Theatre for
the New City); Gifted Children, Zimmer and Luna Park (Jewish Repertory
Theatre).

His plays have been performed at major theatres across the United States and
around the world. Theatre Communications Group has published seven volumes of
his work. 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 2000 Sidney Kingsley Award for
Outstanding Achievement in the Theatre by a playwright for his body of work. In
2005 he was honored with an Award in Literature given by the American Academy
of Arts and Letters, and the National Foundation for Jewish Culture's Literary
Arts Award. Mr. Margulies is an alumnus of New Dramatists and serves on the

council of The Dramatists Guild of America.

 

UNDERGRADUATE COURSE: Playwriting