Award Winners Tony Award for Best Play Winners List

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List of Tony Award for Best Play winners from every year the award has been given out. All Tony Award for Best Play winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Tony Award for Best Play award are listed along with photos for every Tony Award for Best Play winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Tony Award for Best Play award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Tony Award for Best Play are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Tony Award for Best Play winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Tony Award for Best Play winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Tony Award for Best Play winners of all time. Anybody who won the Tony Award for Best Play usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Tony Award for Best Play-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Tony Award for Best Play, so most of the famous Tony Award for Best Play 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 Tony Award for Best Play?" 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 want to copy this fact-based list to make your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share with your friends. List ranges from Ostar Productions to Jerry Frankel and more. (226 items)

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A. B. W. Productions, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
A. B. W. Productions, Inc. A.B.W. Productions, Inc. is a theater company.

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Alan Bennett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Alan Bennett is an English playwright, screenwriter, actor and author. He was born in Leeds and attended Oxford University where he studied history and performed with the Oxford Revue. He stayed ...more

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Albert Hackett is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Tony Award for Best Play 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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Alexander H. Cohen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Alexander H. Cohen was a prolific American theatrical producer who mounted more than one hundred productions on both sides of the Atlantic. He was the only American producer to maintain offices ...more

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Alfred De Liagre Jr. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Alfred De Liagre, Jr. is a theatrical producer and entrepreneur.

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Alfred Uhry is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Tony Award for Best Play 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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Allan Francis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Allan Francis was a theatrical producer and entrepreneur.

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Anthony Shaffer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Anthony Joshua Shaffer was an English playwright, screenwriter, novelist, barrister and advertising executive.

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Archibald MacLeish is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Tony Award for Best Play 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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Arielle Tepper Madover is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Arielle Tepper Madover is an American Broadway producer.

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Arthur Miller is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Tony Award for Best Play 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, Death of a Salesman, ...more

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August Wilson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Tony Award for Best Play 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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Barbara Freitag is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Barbara Freitag is a theatrical producer.

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Barbara Manocherian is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Barbara Manocherian is a theatrical producer.

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Barbara Whitman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Barbara Whitman is a theatrical producer.

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Bernard Pomerance is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Bernard Pomerance is an American playwright and poet whose best known work is the play The Elephant Man.

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Bob Boyett is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Bob Boyett is a theater producer.

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Boyett Ostar Productions is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Boyett Ostar Productions is a theater company.

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Brian Friel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Brian Friel is an Irish dramatist, author and director of the Field Day Theatre Company. He is considered to be one of the greatest living English-language dramatists, hailed by the ...more

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Bruce Norris is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Tony Award for Best Play 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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Burry Fredrik is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Burry Fredrik Burry Fredrik was a theater producer and director.

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Burton C. Kaiser is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Burton C. Kaiser Burton C. Kaiser is a theatrical producer.

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Byron Goldman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Byron Goldman was a theater producer.

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Carole Shorenstein Hays is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Carole Shorenstein Hays is an American theatrical producer.

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Catherine Adler is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Catherine Adler Catherine Adler is a theatrical producer.

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Center Theatre Group is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Center Theatre Group is a non-profit arts organization located in Los Angeles, California. It is one of the largest theatre companies in the nation, programming subscription seasons year-round ...more

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Cheryl Crawford is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Cheryl Crawford was an American theatre producer and director. Born in Akron, Ohio, Crawford majored in drama at Smith College. Following graduation, she moved to New York City and enrolled at ...more

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Cheryl Wiesenfeld is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Cheryl Wiesenfeld is a theatrical producer.

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Christopher Durang is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Christopher Ferdinand Durang is an American playwright known for works of outrageous and often absurd comedy. His work was especially popular in the 1980s, though his career seemed to get a ...more

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Cricket Hooper Jiranek is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Cricket Hooper Jiranek Cricket Hooper Jiranek is a theatrical producer.

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Dafydd Rogers is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Dafydd Rogers Dafydd Rogers is a theater and film producer.

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Dan Frishwasser is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Dan Frishwasser is a film and theater producer.

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Daryl Roth is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Daryl Roth is an actress and a film, theatrical and television producer.

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Dasha Epstein is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Dasha Epstein is a theatrical producer.

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David Auburn is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
David Auburn is an American playwright.

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David Edgar is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
David Edgar is a British playwright and writer who has had more than sixty of his plays published and performed on stage, radio and television around the world, making him one of the most ...more

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David Elliott is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
David Elliott David Elliott is a theatrical producer.

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David Geffen is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
David Lawrence Geffen is an American business magnate, producer, film studio executive, and philanthropist. Geffen created or co-created Asylum Records in 1970, Geffen Records in 1980, and DGC ...more

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David Henry Hwang is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
David Henry Hwang is an American playwright, librettist, and screenwriter, as well as a theater professor. Hilton Als of the New Yorker has described him as "the most successful ...more

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David Merrick is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
David Merrick was a prolific Tony Award-winning American theatrical producer.

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David Merrick Arts Foundation is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
David Merrick Arts Foundation David Merrick Arts Foundation was a theater company in New York City.

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David Pugh is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
David Pugh is a film and theatrical producer.

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David Rabe is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
David William Rabe is an American playwright and screenwriter. He won the Tony Award for Best Play in 1972 and also received Tony award nominations for Best Play in 1974, 1977 and 1985.

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David S. Golub is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
David S. Golub is a theatrical producer.

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Debra Black is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Karen Ressler is a theatrical producer and sister of Antony Ressler.

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Dede Harris is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Dede Harris is a theatrical producer.

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Delphi Productions is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Delphi Productions Delphi Productions is a theater company.

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Dore Schary is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Isadore "Dore" Schary was an American motion picture director, writer, and producer, and playwright who became head of production at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and eventually president of the

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Doris Abrahams is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Tony Award for Best Play Winners List
Doris Cole Abrahams was a theater producer who won two Tony Awards for Peter Shaffer's play Equus and Tom Stoppard's Travesties. Doris Cole was born in the Bronx to a magician father who ran a ...more

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Doug Wright is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Tony Award for Best Play 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.