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.

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William Goldman

Playwright, Author, Librettist, Lyricist

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Richard Greenberg

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D.W. Gregory

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Danai Gurira

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Katori Hall

Playwright, Librettist

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Quiara Alegria Hudes

Playwright, Composer, Lyricist

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David Hudson

Playwright, Lyricist

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Joe Iconis

Playwright, Composer, Lyricist

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Terry Johnson

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Jon Jory

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Rajiv Joseph

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Min Kahng

Playwright, Composer, Lyricist