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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Jacklyn Backhaus

Playwright

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Jon Robin Baitz

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Jules Barbier

Lyricist, Playwright

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Khara C. Barnhart

Playwright, Author

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James Lee Barrett

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Clare Barron

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Mike Bartlett

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Roger Bean

Playwright, Librettist

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Douglas Carter Beane

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Pierre Beaumarchais

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Meaghan Beese

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Chad Beguelin

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