Famous playwrights, dramatists, a website directory
Playwright directories and databases
British Theatre Guide
British Theatre Guide, a site for theater news, latest performance and new plays.
A free online guide to modern playwrights and theatre plays which have been written in or translated into English since the production of Look Back in Anger in 1956.
Elizabethan plays and playwrights.
A site dedicated to providing information about Elizabethan plays and playwrights.
The Playwrights Center (US)
For writers seeking artistic and professional support.
Playwrights, dramatists name indexes *
American playwrights and plays.
British playwrights and plays.
French playwrights web index.
Playwights on the Web.
Name index, noticeboard, E-zine, Playwrights’ Forum.
The Playwrights’ Center
The Playwrights’ Center is America’s premier incubator of new work for the
stage, and the nation’s most powerful resource for playwrights.
Young Playwrights Org
For those 18 years old or younger interested in playwriting.
Famous playwrights *
Samuel Beckett Endpage.
A Samuel Beckett website. The Samuel Beckett Society
The Beckett International Foundation
A Piece of Monologue: Index page dedicated to Beckett’s life and work
Samuel Beckett. Lacan. Slavoj Zizek
Samuel Beckett, Wikipedia entry.
Beckett on Film
Waiting for Godot
Waiting for Godot, a video of the production by Samuel Becket. YouTube
Rough for Radio I (Audio)
Rough for Radio II (Audio)
Act Without Words I
Bennett, Alan. Alan Bennett. Wikipedia entry.
Alan Bennett. BFI Screenonline
Alan Bennett. The Guardian, news and comment.
Alan Bennett. British Council Literature
The truth behind the History Boys. The Telegraph
Chekov, Anton P
Anton Chekov web sites. Theatre Database
Chekov biography. Theatre History
Chekhov plays online. Ebooks
The Cherry Orchard (in the original Russian)
Project Gutenberg eTexts, English translations of several Chekov plays,
including Cherry Orchard. An English version of the play.
Anton Chekhov, Wikipedia entry.
Coward, Sir Noel
Henrik Ibsen web page. Ibsen plays, links, stage history.
The Ibsen Society of America Official Website
Ibsen Studies, an international academic journal devoted to Ibsen.
Online course by Ibsen scholar Brian Johnston author of The Ibsen Cycle and To the Third Empire: Ibsen’s Early Drama
An extensive resource on Henrick Ibsen, from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ibsen. Works by or about Henrik Ibsen at Internet Archive. Scanned books, original editions, illustrated.
A scholarly blog concerned with the dramatic structure of Ibsen’s plays.
Henrik Ibsen. Online works at at Project Gutenberg.
When We Dead Awaken
A Doll’s House
The Master Builder
Moliere, Jean-Baptiste Poquelin
O’Neill, Eugene Gladstone
Eugene O’Neill. Wikipedia entry.
Eugene O’Neill. Nobel Prize Archive
About Eugene O’Neill. PBS
Eugene O’Neill National Historic Site
Eugene O’Neill. IMDb
Eugene O’Neill. An introduction
Eugene O’Neill News. The New York Times
Priestley, J. B.
Stoppard, (Sir) Tom
Tom Stoppard, biography and background.
Tom Stoppard, Wikipedia entry.
Tom Stoppard. Guardian interview.
Tom Stoppard: an information page from British Council Literature
Tom Stoppard. Wikipedia
Tom Stoppard interview. The Telegraph
Tom Stoppard. The Guardian interview.
Wesker, Sir Arnold
Tennessee Williams, Wikipedia entry.
Tennessee Williams at the Internet Broadway Database
Tennessee Williams at the Internet Off-Broadway Database
A Streetcar Named Desire: Study Guide
Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival
Tennessee Williams biography.
American Experience on PBS.
Tennessee Williams: An Inventory of His Collection at the Harry Ransom Center
Tennessee Williams Collection. University of Mississippi