Donald Margulies is an American playwright and a professor of English and Theater Studies at Yale University.

Some of his plays include The Loman Family Picnic; Pitching to the Star; Zimmer; Luna Park; What’s Wrong With This Picture?; The Model Apartment; Broken Sleep; July 7, 1994, and The God of Vengeance. Dinner With Friends won Margulies a 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. He had previously been nominated for a Pulitzer for Collected Stories, a play about a Jewish writer who is betrayed by her young disciple.

Elected to the Dramatists Guild Council in 1993, Margulies has received grants from Creative Artists Public Service (CAPS), New York Foundation for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation. His plays have premiered at Manhattan Theatre Club, South Coast Repertory, The New York Shakespeare Festival and the Jewish Repertory Theatre.  He lives in New Haven, Connecticut, where he teaches playwriting at the Yale School of Drama.

Donald’s play Collected Stories was featured in Opening Act’s 2012 Play Reading.

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