The Country House Playwright Donald Margulies to Be Honored at Primary Stages Gala
Primary Stages has announced that its 30th anniversary gala will be held on Monday, November 3, at 583 Park Ave. The annual celebration will honor producer Julian Schlossberg and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Donald Margulies. The Honorary Gala cochairs are Brian d'Arcy James, Laura Linney, Elaine May, and Susan Stroman.
The evening will feature performances and tributes by Tony nominee Nick Cordero (performing from Bullets over Broadway), Charles Busch, Judy Gold, David Ives, the creators of In Transit, Tony winner Frank Langella, Elaine May, Tony winner Billy Porter, Marlo Thomas, Rachel York, and additional surprise guests.
Margulies' numerous works include Time Stands Still (Tony nomination), Dinner With Friends (Pulitzer Prize), Brooklyn Boy, Sight Unseen (Pulitzer finalist), Collected Stories (Pulitzer finalist), and The Country House, now running at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. In recent years, Primary Stages has produced Margulies' plays The Model Apartment and Shipwrecked! An Entertainment.
Schlossberg's many theatrical productions include Bullets Over Broadway, Relatively Speaking, Sly Fox, Fortune's Fool, After the Night and the Music, Adult Entertainment, The Right Kind of People (Primary Stages), and more.