Carrie Fisher Dead at 60 | Archival Interview on Star Wars, Debbie Reynolds
Carrie Fisher, who will forever be known for playing Princess Leia Organa in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, has died, family spokesman Simon Halls has con...
Claudia Shear
Claudia Shear (born 1962) is an American actress and playwright.The Brooklyn-born Shear first came to prominence with her 1994 self-penned solo performance piece Blown Sideways Through Life, which enj...
May Miller
May Miller (January 26, 1899 - February 8, 1995) was an African-American poet, playwright and educator. Miller became known as the most widely published female playwright of the Harlem Renaissance, wi...
Alice Childress
Alice Childress (October 12, 1916 – August 14, 1994) was an American playwright, actor, and author.
Childress was born in Charleston, South Carolina, but at the age of nine, after her parents sepa...
Judith Malina
Judith Malina (born June 4, 1926) is a German-born American theater and film actress, writer, and director. She co-founded The Living Theatre, a radical political theatre troupe that rose to prominenc...
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Theresa Rebeck
Theresa Rebeck (born February 19, 1958) is an American playwright, television writer, and novelist. Her work has appeared on the Broadway and Off-Broadway stage, in film, and on television. Among her ...
Ketti Frings
Ketti Frings (28 February 1909 – 11 February 1981) was an American author, playwright, and screenwriter who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1958.
Born Katherine Hartley in Columbus, Ohio, Frings attended ...
Hattie Gossett
Hattie Gossett is an African-American feminist playwright, poet, and magazine editor. Her work focuses on bolstering the self-esteem of young black women.Gossett gained a Master of Fine Arts degree ...
Martha Morton
Martha Morton (1865–1925) was the first successful American woman to sustain a lengthy career as a professional playwright. Author of numerous plays, she founded the Society of Dramatic Authors, and ...
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Linda Hogan (writer)
Linda K. Hogan (born 1947 Denver) is a Native American poet, storyteller, academic, playwright, novelist, environmentalist and writer of short stories. She is currently the Chickasaw Nation's Writer i...
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Cat Bauer
Catherine "Cat" Bauer (born July 27, 1955 in Greenville, South Carolina) is the award-winning author of contemporary novels featuring the young protagonist, Harley Columba, and is known for her unique...
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Aurania Rouverol
Aurania Rouverol (August 13, 1886 - June 23, 1955) was an American writer best known for her play Skidding in which she created Andy Hardy and his family, who were turned into a popular series of movi...
Joan Larkin
Joan Larkin (born in 1939) is an American poet and playwright. She was active in the small press lesbian feminist publishing explosion in the 1970s, co-founding the independent publishing company Out ...
Charlotte Mary Sanford Barnes
Charlotte Mary Sanford Barnes (1818-April 14, 1863) was an American actress and playwright, perhaps best known for her play Octavia Bragaldi, or, The Confession (1837). Next to Anna Cora Mowatt Ritch...
Amy Fox (playwright)
Amy Fox is a playwright and screenwriter based in New York. She has penned numerous full-length plays, including Summer Cyclone, Farm Boys, and Nothing Revolutionary, as well as having written a good ...
Angelina Weld Grimké
Angelina Weld Grimké (February 27, 1880 – June 10, 1958) was an African-American journalist, teacher, playwright and poet who was part of the Harlem Renaissance; she was one of the first African-Ameri...
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Diane Glancy
(Helen) Diane Glancy is an American poet, author and playwright of Cherokee descent.
Glancy was born in 1941 in Kansas City, Missouri. She received her Bachelor of Arts (English literature) from t...
Ntozake Shange
Ntozake Shange (phonetically n-to-zaki shan-gay; born October 18, 1948) is an American playwright, and poet. As a self-proclaimed black feminist, she addresses issues relating to race and feminism in ...
Zoe Lister-Jones
Zoe Lister-Jones (born September 1, 1982 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American actress, singer, playwright, and screenwriter.
Lister-Jones was born in Brooklyn, New York. Her mother is the New Yor...
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Le Thi Diem Thuy
Lê Thị Diễm Thúy (Phan Thiết 12 January 1972; pronounced lay tee yim twee) is a Vietnamese American poet, novelist, and performer. Her pen name is lowercase: lê thị diễm thúy.
Lê was born in the S...
Mercy Otis Warren
Mercy Otis Warren (September 14, [September 25, New Style] 1728 – October 19, 1814) was a political writer and propagandist of the American Revolution. In the eighteenth century, topics such as p...
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Susan Sandler
Susan Sandler is an American writer and currently a professor at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. She has numerous writing credits but is probably best known for her play Crossing Delan...
Anna Cora Mowatt
Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie (1819–1870) was an author, playwright, public reader, and actress.
Anna Cora Ogden was born in Bordeaux, France, March 5, 1819. She was the tenth of fourteen children. Her...
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Gina Gionfriddo
Gina Gionfriddo is an American playwright and television writer.For her writing she has received an Obie Award, the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, the Helen Merrill Award for Emerging Playwrights, and a...
Frances Goodrich
Frances Goodrich (December 21, 1890 – January 29, 1984) was an American dramatist and screenwriter, best known for her collaborations with her partner and husband Albert Hackett.
Goodrich was born...
Regina Taylor
Regina Taylor (born August 22, 1960) is an American actress and playwright. She has won several awards throughout her career, including a Golden Globe Award and NAACP Image Award.
Taylor was born ...
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Sarah Ruhl
Sarah Ruhl (born 1974) is an American playwright. She is the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship and the PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater Award for a distinguished American playwrig...