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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Naomi Wallace

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Douglass Wallop

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Anne Washburn

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John Webster

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Frank Wedekind

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Hugh Whitemore

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Amanda Whittington

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Katelin Wilcox

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Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder

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David Williamson

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Bess Wohl

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Winifred Wolfe

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