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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Caryl Churchill

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Peter Cook

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Ray Cooney

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Steven Dietz

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Eugene Ionesco

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Jean Kerr

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Clare Boothe Luce

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John O'Farrell

Playwright, Librettist, Author

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Suzan-Lori Parks

Playwright, Author

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Nina Raine

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Steven Sater

Playwright, Lyricist

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Gloria Schramm

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