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

Dean Fuller

Playwright, Author

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Christine Garofoli

Playwright

Playwright

Jean Genet

Playwright

Playwright

D.W. Gregory

Playwright

Playwright

David Hudson

Playwright, Lyricist

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Terry Johnson

Playwright

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Jon Jory

Playwright

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Min Kahng

Playwright, Composer, Lyricist

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Sarah Kane

Playwright

Playwright

Karey Kirkpatrick

Playwright, Librettist, Composer, Lyricist

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Alan Lowe

Playwright, Author

Playwright

David Mamet

Playwright, Author