Playwright Links


Adams, Judith - writer of Burdalane and a stage adaptation of Villette.







The Frogs



Artaud, Antonin - dedicated to the French poet, playwright, actor and director. News, MOMA exhibit info, bibliography, links and more.

Beaumarchais (1732-1799) - biography, a picture, his bibliography, and an 18th century detailed dateline table and an online bookstore.


Beckett, Samuel

Samuel Beckett [] - comprehensive resource, with links to festivals, other online resources, biographical info, his works and more.

Samuel Beckett [] - a brief essay on the man.

Samuel Beckett Endpage - for fans and scholars of Samuel Beckett.

Samuel Beckett Society - international organization of scholars, students, directors, actors, and others who share an interest in the work of Samuel Beckett.


Booth, Roy C. Northern Minnesota playwright, with plays in all genres.


Anton Chekhov

About Chekhov - a brief bio based on an introduction by Edward Braun.

The Chekhov Papers - a weekly Dramaturgical Publication of the University of Puget Sound.

Chekhov, Anton P. - from the NYU Medical Center. Includes story summaries.

On Moscow's Role in Controlling Performance and Audience Response in Chekhov's The Seagull and Three Sisters - a critical essay by Harai Golomb.

Chekhov, Anton Links to all Chekhov material on the Web.


Churchill, Caryl

Cocteau, Jean - French filmmaker, artist, playwright and novelist who's known for his surrealist works and openly gay status.

Coward, Noel - pictures, music, and a bibliography.


Daniel, Samuel

Samuel Daniel (1562-1619) - quotes, biography, works and links.

Selected Poetry of Samuel Daniel


Eliot, T.S.

What the Thunder Said - containing works of T.S. Eliot. A search engine has been added to help you find particular terms. Links to other resources on Eliot exist as well.

Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock

The T. S. Eliot Page

T. S. Eliot Poetry & Prose (1917-20) - contains online editions of Prufrock and Other Observations, Poems, and The Sacred Wood: Essays on Poetry and Criticism.

T.S. Eliot Campfire Chat - devoted to the life and works of T.S. Eliot.

TSEbase - online concordance to T. S. Eliot's poems.

Waste Land, The

T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land: a critical study - scholarly essay.


Euripides - The Trojan Women

Fenn, John - reflections on performing arts, theater, education and the infinite ambiguities and delights of life in the techno-age by playwright and teacher.

Fo, Dario - from the Swedish Academy - a press release announcing Fo as the winner of the 1997 Nobel Prize in Literature. Includes bibliography.

Fraser, Ian - leading South African satirist and playwright.

Hellman, Lillian The complete dialogue from Hellman's play The Children's Hour in a full concordance format. Also, see the following link for The Little Foxes.

The Unofficial Rupert Holmes Page


Ibsen, Henrik

Ibsen, Henrik OK, so the site is written in Norwegian, not English. It's still the only place on the Web devoted to this great playwright.

Peer Gynt


Ionesco, Eugene


Jarry, Alfred

Alfred Jarry (French, 1873-1907)

Alfred Jarry: The Madman of Laval - French absurbist playwright.



Jonson, Ben Site includes biographical information, works, images, essays, articles, and links to other sources for the seventeenth-century English wit and playwright.


Kushner, Tony

Kushner in America

Tony Kushner [Mother Jones]


Lyly, John

John Lyly (1554-1606) - a biography, quotes, works, and resources for the poet, playwright, and wit.

Selected Poetry of John Lyly


Marlowe, Christopher

Christopher Marlowe - brief biography speculating that Marlowe faked his death and assumed a new identity as William Shakespeare.

Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593) - quotes, works, biography, essays and resources for the Renaissance dramatist.

Marlowe Quotations - from Bartlett's Familiar Quotations.

The Passionate Shepherd to His Love

Selected Poetry [University of Toronto]


Middleton, Thomas Jacobean playwright's works are personally edited and glossed.

Molière In French, includes a biography, an article on Molieresque language, discussions of individual plays, (Dom Juan, L'Avare, Les Fourberies de Scapin, Le Malade imaginaire, Tartuffe, and L'École des femmes). Also a link to another French Moliere site.


Nashe, Thomas

Selected Poetry of Thomas Nashe (1567-1601)

Thomas Nashe (1567-1601) - the life, works, and resources of the playwright and satirist.

O'Neill, Eugene - Beyond The Horizon, A Play In Three Acts

Shakespeare Web Devoted to the understanding and enjoyment of Shakespeare's plays and other works. Includes texts, critical assessments, performance information.

Shakespeare Works Complete texts of Shakepeare's works.


Shaw, George Bernard

Shaw, George Bernard

Annual Milwaukee Shaw Festival

Letter to Stella Campbell - text of a letter from Shaw to his mistress, on the subject of his mother's cremation.




Ajax - text of the play.

Electra - text of the play.

Oedipus Trilogy


Antigone - text of the play.

Sophocles' Antigone - an excerpt from the play, focusing on the crime, Antigone's defense, and her punishment.

Oedipus at Colonus - text of the play.

Oedipus Rex - text of the play.

Oedipus Trilogy - contains the text of all three plays.

Perseus Encyclopedia: Sophocles - a biography of the Greek tragedian, with a bibliography.

Philoctetes - text of the play.

Sophocles - guide to his life and works.

Trachiniae, The - text of the play.

Index - Sophocles - guide to Internet resources and texts


Stoppard, Tom

Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead (movie)

Do you want to play Questions? - this is a memorable scene from the movie.

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead []

Travesties - the stagecraft of Tom Stoppard.


Strindberg, August

Strindberg, August

Strindbergsmuseet - information about the current exhibitions, programs, archives, library.


Thain, Paul British playwright, script doctor


Wilde, Oscar

Oscariana This site is devoted to all aspects of Wilde's life and works.

Wild Wilde Web - with a focus on his wit and wisdom.

Ballad of Reading Gaol, The

Concordance to The Importance of Being Earnest

The Complete Shorter Fiction & Poems in Prose

Picture of Dorian Gray, The

Picture of Dorian Gray, The - This classic presented in an easy-to-read format with links between paragraphs for reading without scrolling.

Picture of Dorian Gray, The [bibliomania]

Poems of Oscar Wilde [Columbia University]

Random Oscar Wilde Quote [oscariana]

Wilde [] - the story of Oscar Wilde, the first modern man.


Wilder, Thornton

Wilder, Thornton Skimpy on the plays, but has a great deal of biographical information.

The Thornton Wilder Centennial Website


Williams, Tennessee

Glass Menagerie, The - about Williams and the play.

Tennessee Williams Scholars' Conference - in New Orleans from January 28, 1997 through March 25, 1997.

Tennessee Williams Stamp

Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival - annual 4-day cultural festival held each March in the French Quarter, with literary panels, master classes, theatre events and walking tours of Williams' New Orleans haunts. March 12-15, 1998.


Wilson, August

August Wilson []

August Wilson []