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Famous Female Playwrights

List of famous female playwrights, listed alphabetically 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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    Died at 86 (1890-1976)

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    Alfhild Agrell Died at 74 (1849-1923)

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    Died at 92 (1889-1981)

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    Died at 53 (1753-1806)

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    Anna Catharina Materna Died at 26 (1731-1757)

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    Annabel Knight

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    Anya Reiss age 24

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    Died at 49 (1640-1689)

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    Died at 76 (1889-1965)

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    Died at 78 (1865-1943)

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    Died at 80 (1852-1932)

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    Died at 77 (1905-1982)

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    Barbara Lebow age 79

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    Barbara Zitwer

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    Died at 86 (1768-1854)

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