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Dinner with Friends Summary
Donald Margulies

Everything you need to understand or teach Dinner with Friends by Donald Margulies.

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Dinner with Friends Summary

Introduction

Donald Margulies' play Dinner with Friends was written, he says, like all his works, "to reflect observations I'm having at that time in my life... All around us, relationships are changing, marriages are breaking up. It's those notions of impermanence, the yearning for something else that I'm tapping into." And it appears that Margulies has also tapped into audiences all over the country and now all over the world as his play enjoys international success.

Dinner with Friends began as a commissioned work for the Actors Theater of Louisville and had its world premiere at the 1998 Humana Festival of New American Plays. It then played in California's South Coast Repertory and, quite unusually, in Paris before opening off-Broadway in New York in 1999. In 2000, it won the coveted Pulitzer Prize for drama. Currently, there continue to be simultaneous productions all over the country, and a made-for-television movie is in the...

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