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20 Best Playwrights of the '90s

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Rank the top stage-scribes of the 1990s.

Rated 2 points - posted 8 years ago by plink in category Books.
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Terrence McNally Report Abuse
Kiss of the Spider Woman, Ragtime, Lips Together, Teeth Apart, Love! Valour! Compassion!, Master Class
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Paula Vogel Report Abuse
Won Pulitzer in 1998 for How I Learned to Drive
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Angels in America....
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August Wilson Report Abuse
Finalist for four Pulitzers in the 90s, winning one for The Piano Lesson (the second of his career)
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Sarah Kane Report Abuse
Blasted, 4.48 Psychosis....
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Donald Margulies Report Abuse
Sight Unseen, Collected Stories
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Mac Wellman Report Abuse
Two back-to-back OBIE awards in '90 and '91.
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Patrick Marber Report Abuse
After Miss Julie, Closer, Dealer's Choice
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Naomi Wallace Report Abuse
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David Mamet Report Abuse
The Cryptogram, Oleanna,
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Freedomland
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Side Man
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Tina Howe Report Abuse
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20 Best Playwrights of the '00s Report Abuse
Nu skool meets old school...on the stage and on the page...
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Typo. My mistake.
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