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  1. Married Monroe, Wrote: Death of a Salesman, All My Sons, (Wrote screenplay for The Misfits)
  2. Founder of The Theatre of the Absurd, Serious plays/rich in humor, Wrote: The Chairs, The Lesson, Rhinoceros, The Bald Prima Donna
  3. Journalist and dramatic critic, Wrote: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Jumpers, Travesties, Every Good Boy Deserves Favor
  4. Wrote about the South, Wrote: A Streetcar Named Desire, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Glass Menagerie
  5. Trilogy, Family of Agamemnon, About Orestes
  6. Added 3rd actor, Won against Aeschylus once, Wrote: Ajax, Electra, Oedipus Rex, Antigone
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Theatre of the Absurd, Wrote: The Zoo, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, A Delicate Balance, Tiny Alice
  10. 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
  11. Father of Tragedy, Added 2nd actor, Won many awards, Wrote: The Oresteia, The Suppliants, Prometheus Bound, Seven Against Thebes, The Suppliants, The Persians
  12. Son is raised by a king, Prophecy, Runs away, Kills father and marries mother, Goes blind
  13. Last great tragic poet, First of three realists, Pioneer in Tragicomedy, Wrote: Electra, Suppliant, Orestes, Phoenician Women, Trojan Women, Hippoclytus, Alcestis, Medea, Cyclops, Helen
  14. Greatest storyteller and dramatist of modern times, Comic Satire, Wrote: The Cherry Orchard, Uncle Vanya, Ivanov, The Three Sisters, The Seagulls
  15. Novelist and playwright, Wrote: The Bridge of San Luis Ray, Our Town, The Skin or Our Teeth
  16. Wrote: A Man For All Seasons, Lawrence of Arabia
  17. 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
  18. Theatre of the Absurd, Wrote: Waiting For Godot, Krapp's Last Tape, Endgame
  19. 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"
  20. Wrote for radio, television, and theatre, Wrote: Odd Couple
  21. Waiting For The Parade
  22. Wrote an autobiographical play, Wrote: Long Day's Journey Into Night, The Iceman Cometh