Tag: Donald Margulies
Donald Margulies’ Time Stands Still, produced by South Stream Productions and performed at Sonorous Road Productions’ theater, shows characters in extraordinary circumstances; but their situations invite us to examine our own lives in our own “ordinary” circumstances. Margulies’ writing is nothing short of spectacular. He has laced the drama with witty dialogue and humorous situations;… Read More ›
Donald Margulies, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Dinner with Friends, likes to investigate the forces behind contemporary marriages and their disintegration or sustenance. He is insightful and delicate in the peeling back of characters and motivations. In the current South Stream Productions presentation of Time Stands Still, play now through Jan. 17th at Sonorous Road Productions… Read More ›
When PlayMakers Repertory Company chose Donald Margulies’ dazzling but technically daunting 2009 Off-Broadway show, “Shipwrecked! An Entertainment — The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (As Told by Himself), as its final Fall 2010 main-stage production, the PRC cast and creative team had magic to do — considerable magic — to bring this picaresque tale of would-be adventurer Louis de Rougemont (nee Henri Louis Grin, 1847-1921) to full, glorious life.
PRC guest director Tom Quaintance explains, “Donald Margulies wrote a play that is a celebration of theatricality. I have long felt that if something could be done as well on television or film, then I wasn’t interested in directing it on stage — ‘Shipwrecked! An Entertainment’ is a play that revels in that aesthetic, and I love it.”