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Donald
Margulies

The Model Apartment is Mr. Margulies’ seventh production at the Geffen Playhouse, preceded by The Country House, Coney Island Christmas, Time Stands Still, Shipwrecked! An Entertainment, Dinner with Friends and Collected Stories. His many other plays include Brooklyn Boy, Sight Unseen, The Loman Family Picnic, God of Vengeance, What’s Wrong with this Picture? and Found a Peanut. He has won a Lucille Lortel Award, a Los Angeles Ovation Award, two American Theatre Critics Awards, two Los Angeles Drama Critics Awards, two OBIE Awards, two Dramatists Guild Hull-Warriner Awards, one Tony Award nomination, six Drama Desk Award nominations, two Pulitzer Prize nominations and one Pulitzer Prize. His screenplay, The End of the Tour, which was selected for The Black List and premiered at Sundance in 2015, was nominated for Film Independent Spirit and UCLA Scripter Awards for Best Adapted Screenplay. His works have been performed on and off Broadway; at major theaters across the United States including South Coast Repertory, Manhattan Theatre Club, Primary Stages, Williamstown Theatre Festival and Joseph Papp’s New York Shakespeare Festival; and in Paris, London, Rome, Madrid, Stockholm, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Sydney, Berlin, Vienna, Istanbul, Mumbai and many other cities 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. He was honored by the American Academy of Arts and Letters with an Award in Literature, by the National Foundation for Jewish Culture with its Cultural Achievement Award, by the PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation for Theatre with its award for an American Playwright in Mid-Career, and was the recipient of the William Inge Award for Distinguished Achievement in the American Theater and the Sidney Kingsley Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Theatre by a playwright. 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.