Long Lost
by ​​​Donald Margulies
directed by Casey Stangl
Pacific Playwrights Festival
April 22, 2017 - April 22, 2017

David has a brilliant career in finance, a beautiful, successful wife, an exceptionally promising son … and a long-lost brother who threatens to blow everything up when he unexpectedly walks back into David’s life. The latest from a masterful observer of the fault-lines within families.

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Donald Margulies has been associated with SCR for more than 25 years. He is the author of three other plays that, like the OBIE Award-winning, Pulitzer Prize finalist Sight Unseen (1991), were commissioned and premiered by SCR: Collected Stories (1996), also a Pulitzer finalist and Los Angeles Drama Critics’ Circle Award winner; Brooklyn Boy (2004), an American Theatre Critics’ Association Best Play; and Shipwrecked! An Entertainment (2007), an Outer Critics Award nominee. The latter two and God of Vengeance, adapted from the classic Yiddish drama by Sholem Asch, were all first presented at the Pacific Playwrights Festival. Dinner with Friends, which originated at Actors Theatre of Louisville in 1998, went on after its West Coast premiere at SCR to win numerous awards, including the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, long runs Off-Broadway and in Paris, and productions all over the United States and around the world. His other plays include The Model Apartment (OBIE Award), The Loman Family Picnic, Found a Peanut and Luna Park. What’s Wrong With This Picture? was produced on Broadway in 1994; Sight Unseen, Brooklyn Boy, Collected Stories and The Country House (Los Angeles Ovation Award) received their Broadway premieres at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Friedman Theater. Time Stands Still, which had its world premiere at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles, was produced on Broadway (also by MTC), where it was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Play. The recipient of the PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater Award for an American playwright in mid-career, the William Inge Award, and the Sidney Kingsley Award for outstanding achievement in the theatre by a playwright, Mr. Margulies was honored by the American Academy of Arts and Letters with an Award in Literature. He is a member of the council of the Dramatists Guild of America and teaches playwriting at Yale University.

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