Definitions for playwright
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someone who writes plays
A writer and creator of theatrical plays.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
A maker of plays.
Etymology: play and wright.
He ended much in the character he had liv’d in; and Quintus Horatius Flaccus’s rule for a play may as well be applied to him as a playwright. Alexander Pope.
a maker or adapter of plays
A playwright, also called a dramatist, is a person who writes plays.
The numerical value of playwright in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of playwright in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
A drama critic is a person who surprises the playwright by informing him what he meant.
A playwright is the litmus paper of the arts. He's got to be, because if he isn't working on the same wave length as the audience, no one would know what in hell he was talking about. He is a kind of psychic journalist, even when he's great.
Havel oozed democracy and had seen totalitarianism up close, nobody thought Havel, a playwright, could end up being a great world leader, and he did.
If a playwright tried to see eye to eye with everybody, he would get the worst case of strabismus since Hannibal lost an eye trying to count his nineteen elephants during a snowstorm while crossing the Alps.
One is just an interpreter of what the playwright thinks, and therefore the greater the playwright, the more satisfying it is to act in the plays.
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- Bühnenautor, Dramatiker, Bühnenautorin, DramatikerinGerman
- dramaturga, dramaturgoSpanish
- dramaturgi, näytelmäkirjailijaFinnish
- dramaturge, auteur dramatiqueFrench
- drammaturgo, drammaturga, commediografo, commediografaItalian
- kittieb, drammaturgu, drammaturga, kittiebaMaltese
- dramatavan, jidramatavan, hidramatavanVolapük
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