William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616) 1
Tennessee Williams
Tennessee Williams (1911-1983) 2
Julia Donaldson
Julia Donaldson, 67 3
August Strindberg
August Strindberg (1849-1912) 4
Arthur Miller
Arthur Miller (1915-2005) 5
Saki
Saki (1870-1916) 6
Willy Russell
Willy Russell, 68 7
Wole Soyinka
Wole Soyinka, 82 8
George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) 9
Anton Chekhov
Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) 10
Sam Shepard
Sam Shepard, 72 11
Samuel Beckett
Samuel Beckett (1906-1989) 12
Neil Simon
Neil Simon, 89 13
Rupert Holmes
Rupert Holmes, 69 14
George Middleton
George Middleton (1880-1967) 15
Barney Simon
Barney Simon (1932-1995) 16
Bertolt Brecht
Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956) 17
Nikolai Erdman
Nikolai Erdman (1900-1970) 18
Gore Vidal
Gore Vidal (1925-2012) 19
Lorraine Hansberry
Lorraine Hansberry (1930-1965) 20
Henrik Ibsen
Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) 21
Noel Coward
Noel Coward (1899-1973) 22
Anne Caldwell
Anne Caldwell (1867-1936) 23
David Mamet
David Mamet, 68 24
Rochelle Owens
Rochelle Owens, 80 25
Jason Miller
Jason Miller (1939-2001) 26
Annie Baker
Annie Baker, 35 27
Robert Greene
Robert Greene (1558-1592) 28
Moss Hart
Moss Hart (1904-1961) 29
Brian Friel
Brian Friel (1929-2015) 30
Grant Morrison
Grant Morrison, 56 31
Howard Ashman
Howard Ashman (1950-1991) 32
William Gilbert
William Gilbert (1836-1911) 33
August Wilson
August Wilson (1945-2005) 34
Tom Stoppard
Tom Stoppard, 79 35
David Henry Hwang
David Henry Hwang, 58 36
Gcina Mhlophe
Gcina Mhlophe, 57 37
Thornton Wilder
Thornton Wilder (1897-1975) 38
William Vaughn Moody
William Vaughn Moody (1869-1910) 39
Zoe Akins
Zoe Akins (1886-1958) 40
Harold Pinter
Harold Pinter (1930-2008) 41
Tony Harrison
Tony Harrison, 79 42
Marilyn Vos Savant
Marilyn Vos Savant, 69 43
Berlie Doherty
Berlie Doherty, 72 44
Girish Karnard
Girish Karnard, 78 45
Humayun Ahmed
Humayun Ahmed (1948-2012) 46
Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima (1925-1970) 47
Paul Zindel
Paul Zindel (1936-2003) 48

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