Tuggelin (Tug) Yourgrau is an American playwright and TV producer. Yourgrau was born in South Africa and moved to America at the age of 10. He graduated from Denver South High School, then from Swarthmore College with a degree in philosophy, and received a master's in history from Boston University.
After periods of odd jobs, he became a producer at WGBH-TV where he met Joel Olicker. Together they formed their TV production company, Powderhouse Productions.
For his play The Song of Jacob Zulu, he was nominated for 1993 Tony Awards in two categories, as the author of the play and as lyricist for the award for best score of a musical.