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Alan AyckbournArthur LaurentsArthur MillerAugust Wilson
Brendan FrancisCarlo GoldoniChristopher DurangChristopher Fry
Christopher HamptonClifford OdetsColley CibberCyrano De Bergerac
Dario FoDavid A. StockmanDavid HareDavid Ives
Derek WalcottDr. Robert GreeneEdward BondElfriede Jelinek
EuripedesEuripedes RodriguezFrancis BeaumontFrancoise Sagan
Frank WedekindGarson KaninGeorge AdeGraham Greene
Hanns JohstHoward BarkerJames M. BarrieJean Anouilh
Jean KerrJerome LawrenceJoe OrtonJohn Guare
John OsborneJohn PatrickJohn WebsterLope De Vega
Lorraine HansberryLuigi PirandelloMarcel AchardMaxwell L. Anderson
Michael FraynMoliereMoss HartNeil Simon
Noel CowardPeter BarnesPeter ShafferRichard Brinsley Sheridan
Richard ForemanRobert BoltRonald HarwoodSam Shepard
Samuel BeckettSean O'CaseyThomas HeywoodTitus Maccius Plautus
Tristan BernardUgo BettiW. Somerset MaughamWendy Wasserstein