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Famous Female Playwrights

List of famous female playwrights, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female playwrights list contains the most prominent and top females known for being playwrights. There are thousand of females working as playwrights in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic playwrights have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a playwright then the people below should give you inspiration.

List includes Sharon Pollock, Joan Larkin and more.

While this isn't a list of all female playwrights, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female playwrights?" and "Who are the best female playwrights?"

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    Leland Bardwell age 93

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