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  1. Henrick Ibsen
  2. Arthur Miller
  3. Christopher Marlowe
  4. Eugene O'Neill
  5. Eugene Ionesco
  6. Anton Chekhov
  7. Thornton Wilder
  8. Samuel Beckett
  9. Tennessee Williams
  10. Edward Albee
  11. Euripides
  12. Aeschylus
  13. William Shakespeare
  14. Oedipus Rex
  15. Oscar Wilde
  16. George Bernard Shaw
  17. Sophocles
  18. Tom Stoppard
  19. John Murrel
  20. Neil Simon
  21. Robert Bolt
  22. Oresteia
  1. a Founder of The Theatre of the Absurd, Serious plays/rich in humor, Wrote: The Chairs, The Lesson, Rhinoceros, The Bald Prima Donna
  2. b Greatest storyteller and dramatist of modern times, Comic Satire, Wrote: The Cherry Orchard, Uncle Vanya, Ivanov, The Three Sisters, The Seagulls
  3. c Last great tragic poet, First of three realists, Pioneer in Tragicomedy, Wrote: Electra, Suppliant, Orestes, Phoenician Women, Trojan Women, Hippoclytus, Alcestis, Medea, Cyclops, Helen
  4. d Father of Tragedy, Added 2nd actor, Won many awards, Wrote: The Oresteia, The Suppliants, Prometheus Bound, Seven Against Thebes, The Suppliants, The Persians
  5. e Wrote for radio, television, and theatre, Wrote: Odd Couple
  6. f Trilogy, Family of Agamemnon, About Orestes
  7. g Wrote: A Man For All Seasons, Lawrence of Arabia
  8. h Married Monroe, Wrote: Death of a Salesman, All My Sons, (Wrote screenplay for The Misfits)
  9. i Son is raised by a king, Prophecy, Runs away, Kills father and marries mother, Goes blind
  10. j Theatre of the Absurd, Wrote: The Zoo, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, A Delicate Balance, Tiny Alice
  11. k Novelist and playwright, Wrote: The Bridge of San Luis Ray, Our Town, The Skin or Our Teeth
  12. l Added 3rd actor, Won against Aeschylus once, Wrote: Ajax, Electra, Oedipus Rex, Antigone
  13. m Theatre of the Absurd, Wrote: Waiting For Godot, Krapp's Last Tape, Endgame
  14. n Waiting For The Parade
  15. o Journalist and dramatic critic, Wrote: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Jumpers, Travesties, Every Good Boy Deserves Favor
  16. p Greatest playwright ever, Best known for his dramas, but also wrote sonnets and poetry, Wrote: Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing, King Henry V
  17. q Father of Modern Drama, Works had psychological and social realism, Mystical, romantic, and poetic figures, in search of truth, Helda Gabler, A Doll's House, Peer Gynt, Brand, The Enemy of the People, The Wild Duck, Ghosts, The Master Builder
  18. r Wrote an autobiographical play, Wrote: Long Day's Journey Into Night, The Iceman Cometh
  19. s Dramatist and critic, Used characters as a means of speaking his views, Didactic write, Made his views attractive and convincing, Manipulator, Wrote: Pygmalion, Mrs. Warren's Profession, The Devil's Disciple, Man and Superman, Saint Joan
  20. t Greatest dramatist before Shakespeare, Wrote tragedies, Character destroyed by his own passions, Wrote: Doctor Faustus, The Jew of Malta, "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love"
  21. u Wrote about the South, Wrote: A Streetcar Named Desire, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Glass Menagerie
  22. v Controversial due to bisexuality, Wrote: Lady Windermere's Fan, A Woman of No Importance, An Ideal Husband, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Picture of Dorian Gray