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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John August

Playwright

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Alan Bennett

Playwright, Author

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Kate Benson

Playwright

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Guy Bolton

Playwright

Playwright

Higgs Boson

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Playwright

Jez Butterworth

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John Cariani

Playwright

Playwright

Edward Chapman

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Russel Crouse

Playwright, Librettist

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Gabriel Davis

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Des Dillon

Playwright, Author

Playwright

Joe DiPietro

Playwright, Author