Playwright Biographies

*List of playwrights is in order of popularity with the StageAgent community.

Playrights

What is a playwright?

A playwright is a person who writes plays for the stage. Another word for this is dramatist. The word 'wright' comes from the ancient English term for a builder.

Playwright

John Cariani

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Playwright

Edward Chapman

Playwright

Playwright

Russel Crouse

Playwright, Librettist

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Gabriel Davis

Playwright

Playwright

Des Dillon

Playwright, Author

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Joe DiPietro

Playwright, Author

Playwright

Wayne Doyle

Playwright, Librettist, Composer

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Shirley Graham Du Bois

Playwright, Composer, Librettist

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Georges Feydeau

Playwright

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Maria Irene Fornes

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Playwright

Jeff Fraser

Playwright

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Dean Fuller

Playwright, Author