Donald Margulies is an American playwright and a professor of English and Theater Studies at Yale University, best known for his Pulitzer prize winning play, Dinner with Friends (Variety Arts Theatre). He has received the PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater, American Academy of Arts and Letters, National Foundation for Jewish Culture, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and Sidney Kingsley Awards.
Broadway works include his debut What's Wrong with This Picture? (Brooks Atkinson Theatre), The Country House, Collected Stories, and Time Stands Still (Samuel J. Friedman Theatre), and Brooklyn Boy and his OBIE Award-winning Sight Unseen (Biltmore Theatre). Off-Broadway works include Shipwrecked! An Entertainment (59E59 Theater), The Loman Family Picnic (N.Y.C. Center Stage), Found a Peanut (Anspacher Theater), and his OBIE Award-winning The Model Apartment (Primary Stages).
In television, Margulies has adapted the novel, Middlesex, by Jeffrey Eugenides into an HBO miniseries.