David MacGregor was born in Detroit and graduated from Michigan State University. His plays have been performed from California to New York to London. He is a resident artist at the Purple Rose Theatre, where his plays The Late Great Henry Boyle, Vino Veritas, Gravity and Consider the Oyster have been produced. Gravity was nominated for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in Drama. In addition to writing plays, MacGregor has served as a playwriting judge for the Michigan High School Thespian Festival and has been a respondent for the American College Theatre Festival, sponsored by the Kennedy Center. He currently teaches English and American Studies at Wayne State University in Detroit.