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  • noun Plural form of playwright.

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Examples

  • One of the sad truths about playwrights is that so few people really understand their work and understand their literary contribution and achievement because they do not trade as much in books as they do in live theater.

    August Wilson : Kwame Dawes : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • One of the questions most often asked of playwrights is "Why do you write plays?"

    April 2004

  • This current interest in German playwrights and their heimat marks the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, but it's also a timely opportunity to see what British theatre could learn from Germany.

    The Guardian World News

  • This current interest in German playwrights and their heimat marks the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, but it's also a timely opportunity to see what British theatre could learn from Germany.

    The Guardian World News

  • We open in the trendy Pastis bistro in Greenwich Village, where two of the kind of playwrights you always want to eavesdrop on at a cafe table more interesting than your own are debating the relevance of their plays to real life, and debating the plot for a new piece about a disruptive figure named Melinda.

    Bobby Short King of Pop

  • Technically the playwrights were all supposed to work a Montblanc pen (corporate sponsor) into the plot and, apparently, to set the play in the 1940’s (Montblanc has come out with the Marlene Dietrich line of products, and Marlene is sort of the theme of the show this year).

    24 Hour Plays: ‘Wakey Wakey’ - ArtsBeat Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Technically the playwrights were all supposed to work a Montblanc pen (corporate sponsor) into the plot and, apparently, to set the play in the 1940’s (Montblanc has come out with the Marlene Dietrich line of products, and Marlene is sort of the theme of the show this year).

    24 Hour Plays: ‘Wakey Wakey’ - ArtsBeat Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Next year, local heroes such as playwrights David Williamson and Andrew Bovell, actors Steve Bisley, Justine Clarke and Jonathan Biggins, and singer-composer Tim Finn will sit alongside international theatre names, including Norwegian actor Liv Ullmann, who will direct Blanchett and Joel Edgerton in the Tennessee Williams classic A Streetcar Named Desire.

    The Australian | News |

  • Next year, local heroes such as playwrights David Williamson and Andrew Bovell, actors Steve Bisley, Justine Clarke and Jonathan Biggins, and singer-composer Tim Finn will sit alongside international theatre names, including Norwegian actor Liv Ullmann, who will direct Blanchett and Joel Edgerton in the Tennessee Williams classic A Streetcar Named Desire.

    The Australian | News |

  • Next year, local heroes such as playwrights David Williamson and Andrew Bovell, actors Steve Bisley, Justine Clarke and Jonathan Biggins, and singer-composer Tim Finn will sit alongside international theatre names, including Norwegian actor Liv Ullmann, who will direct Blanchett and Joel Edgerton in the Tennessee Williams classic A Streetcar Named Desire.

    The Australian | News |

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