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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Stephen Adly Guirgis

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William Inge

Playwright, Author

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Larry Kramer

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Anaïs Mitchell

Playwright, Composer, Lyricist

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Lynn Nottage

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Nina Raine

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Sam Shepard

Playwright, Author

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Lanford Wilson

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Charlotte Ahlin

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Con Chapman

Playwright, Author

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Peter Cook

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Ray Cooney

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