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.

Playwright

Suzan-Lori Parks

Playwright, Author

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Yasmina Reza

Playwright

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Sam Shepard

Playwright, Author

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Con Chapman

Playwright, Author

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Peter Cook

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Ray Cooney

Playwright

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Athol Fugard

Playwright, Author

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Oliver Goldsmith

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Heather Hach

Playwright, Librettist

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Jeffrey Hatcher

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Eugène Ionesco

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Ben Jonson

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