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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Martin McDonagh

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Conor McPherson

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Qui Nguyen

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Arthur Wing Pinero

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José Rivera

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Marco Antonio Rodriguez

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Bill Rosenfield

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Willy Russell

Playwright, Librettist, Composer, Lyricist

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Christopher Sergel

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Octavio Solis

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Mark Stein

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Simon Stephens

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