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Adolf von Wilbrandt

Adolf von Wilbrandt  

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(1837–1911)German playwright and director who worked at the Burgtheater in Vienna in the 1870s and 1880s (artistic director 1881–8). He maintained the Burgtheater's tradition of performing the ...
David Hare

David Hare  

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(b. 1947), playwright.The British author of many sociopolitical plays, Hare was produced in New York perhaps more than any other English playwright during the last three decades of the ...
Heinrich Laube

Heinrich Laube  

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(1806–84)German dramatist, critic, and director. Laube came to prominence as a journalist and member of the radical writers' group Junges Deutschland. He was imprisoned in 1837 for political ...
Mervyn Thompson

Mervyn Thompson  

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(1935–92)New Zealand director and playwright. Thompson championed cultural nationalism of the left, both as an artistic director (of Christchurch's Court Theatre and Wellingon's Downstage) and as a ...
Michael Gow

Michael Gow  

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(1955– )Australian playwright, actor, and director. Gow's best-known play is Away, about three dysfunctional families going away for the Christmas (summer) break. Another international success was ...
Sharon Pollock

Sharon Pollock  

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(1936– ),Canadian dramatist, born in Fredericton, educated at the University of New Brunswick. Pollock is generally regarded as a prairie dramatist. Her plays employ the documentary mode as a means ...
Woodie King, Jr.

Woodie King, Jr.  

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(b. 1937), essayist, short-story writer, anthologist, dramatist, scriptwriter for film and television, producer, director, actor, and contributor to the Black Arts movement.Born in Mobile, Alabama, ...

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