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March 26- 7pm: Dinner with Friends by Donald Margulies

Director, Scott Alan Smith
Winner of the 2000 Pulitzer Prize. Two married couples have been best friends for years. Karen and Gabe, international food writers, are giving a dinner for Beth and Tom, which he doesn't
attend. It emerges from the heartbroken Beth that he has left her for another woman. Gabe and Karen are almost as crushed, having expected “to grow old and fat together, the four of us” and the shock causes them to take a long, hard look at their own marriage.
"Margulies writes about relationships with such intelligence and spiky humor that his comedy-drama…becomes something quite wonderful"—Time Magazine.

"…wry and keenly observed and bathed in the unspoken sorrow that can sneak up on you in middle age" —New York Times
"…full of life, warmth, laughs and wisdom…" —NY Daily News
"A breezy comedy of modern manners that turns poignant and deeply affecting by its end. Margulies touches chords that resonate with a deep affecting humanity."—San Francisco Examiner


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