Margulies attended Purchase to study graphic design and was influenced by father-figure Julius Novick, who taught dramatic literature.
In his new plays he writes about writers and the blurred lines between fact and fiction. In "Collected Stories," a celebrated author acusses her student of plagarism. In "Time Stands Still," a photographer and journalist return from Iraq. The play, starrs Laura Linney, Alicia Silverstone, Eric Bogosian and Brian D'Arcy James.