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Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winners List

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List of Pulitzer Prize for Drama winners from every year the award has been given out. All Pulitzer Prize for Drama winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama award are listed along with photos for every Pulitzer Prize for Drama winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Pulitzer Prize for Drama winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Pulitzer Prize for Drama winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Pulitzer Prize for Drama winners of all time. Anybody who won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Pulitzer Prize for Drama-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, so most of the famous Pulitzer Prize for Drama winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Pulitzer Prize for Drama?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You may copy this list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it with your Twitter followers, Facebook friends or with any other social networks you're on. Everything from Alfred Uhry to Hatcher Hughes is included on this list. (88 items)
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Abe Burrows is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winners List
Abe Burrows was an American humorist, author, and director for radio and the stage. He won a Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize.
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Albert Hackett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winners List
Albert Maurice Hackett was an American dramatist and screenwriter most noted for his collaborations with his partner and wife Frances Goodrich.
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Alfred Uhry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winners List
Alfred Fox Uhry is an American playwright, screenwriter, and member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers. He is one of very few writers to receive an Academy Award, Tony Award and the Pulitzer ...more
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Archibald MacLeish is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winners List
Archibald MacLeish was an American poet, writer, and the Librarian of Congress. He is associated with the Modernist school of poetry. He received three Pulitzer Prizes for his work.
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Arthur Miller is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winners List
Arthur Asher Miller was a prolific American playwright, essayist, and prominent figure in twentieth-century American theatre. Among his most popular plays are All My Sons, The Crucible and A ...more
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August Wilson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winners List
August Wilson was an American playwright whose work included a series of ten plays, The Pittsburgh Cycle, for which he received two Pulitzer Prizes for Drama. Each is set in a different decade, ...more
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Ayad Akhtar is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winners List
Ayad Akhtar is an American actor and writer. He is the recipient of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
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Beth Henley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winners List
Elizabeth Becker "Beth" Henley is an American dramatist and actress. She writes primarily about women's issues and family in the Southern United States. She is also a screenwriter who ...more
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Brian Yorkey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winners List
Brian Yorkey is an American playwright, lyricist, and theatre director known best for writing the musical Next to Normal with composer Tom Kitt. The work won a Pulitzer Prize and a Tony Award. ...more
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Bruce Norris is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winners List
Bruce Norris is an American actor and playwright associated with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company of Chicago. On April 18, 2011, Norris was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play ...more
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Charles Fuller is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winners List
Charles H. Fuller, Jr. is an American playwright, best known for his play, A Soldier's Play, for which he received the 1982 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
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Charles Gordone is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winners List
Charles Gordone was an American playwright, actor, director, and educator. He was the first African American to win the annual Pulitzer Prize for Drama and he devoted much of his professional ...more
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David Auburn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winners List
David Auburn is an American playwright.
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David Lindsay-Abaire is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winners List
David Lindsay-Abaire is an American playwright, lyricist and screenwriter. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2007 for his play Rabbit Hole, which also earned several Tony Award
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David Mamet is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winners List
David Alan Mamet is an American playwright, essayist, screenwriter, and film director. As a playwright, Mamet has won a Pulitzer Prize and received Tony nominations for Glengarry Glen Ross and ...more
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D.L. Coburn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winners List
D.L. Coburn is a playwright.
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Donald Margulies is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winners List
Donald Margulies is an American playwright and a professor of English and Theater Studies at Yale University. In 2000, he received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
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Doug Wright is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winners List
Doug Wright is an American playwright, librettist, and screenwriter. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2004 for his play, I Am My Own Wife.
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Edward Albee is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winners List
Edward Franklin Albee III is an American playwright who is known for works such as The Zoo Story, The Sandbox, and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. His works are considered well-crafted, often ...more
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Edward Kleban is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winners List
Edward “Ed” Kleban was an American musical theatre composer and lyricist. Kleban was born in the Bronx, New York in 1939 and graduated from New York's High School of Music & Art and Columbia ...more
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Elmer Rice is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winners List
Elmer Rice was an American playwright. He is best known for his plays The Adding Machine and his Pulitzer Prize-winning drama of New York tenement life, Street Scene.
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Eugene O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winners List
Eugene Gladstone O'Neill was an American playwright and Nobel laureate in Literature. His poetically titled plays were among the first to introduce into American drama techniques of realism ...more
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Frances Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winners List
Frances Goodrich was an American dramatist and screenwriter, best known for her collaborations with her partner and husband Albert Hackett.
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Frank D. Gilroy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winners List
Frank Daniel Gilroy is an American playwright, screenwriter, and film producer and director. He received the Tony Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play The Subject ...more
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Frank Loesser is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winners List
Frank Henry Loesser was an American songwriter who wrote the lyrics and music to the Broadway hits Guys and Dolls and How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, among others. He won ...more