Tag: playwright

Thomas Middleton

(1580–1627) Works: • The Revenger’s Tragedy (1606) Baptized April 18 1580 London (England) Died July 4 1627 Newington Butts, London (England) Occupation Playwright Poet Writer

Thomas Dekker

(c.1572-c.1632) Works: • The Noble Spanish Soldier (English) • Satiro-Mastix; or, the Vntrussing of the Humorous Poet (English) • Thomas Dekker Edited (English)   Born c.1572 London (England) Died August 25 c.1632 London (England) Occupation Playwright Writer

Ben Jonson

(1572–1637) Benjamin Jonson Works: • A Tale of a Tub (English) • Bartholomew Fair (1614) • Cynthia’s Revels (English) • Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter and Some Poems (English) • Epicoene; Or, The Silent Woman (English) • Every Man…

John Webster

(c.1580-c.1632) Works: • The Duchess of Malfi (English) • Webster & Tourneur (English) • The White Devil (English) Webster in Film: Shakespeare in Love 1998 Director: John Madden Starring: Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes   Born c.1580 London (England) Died c.1632 London (England) Occupation Actor Playwright…

Christopher Marlowe

(1564–1593) Works: • Accurs’d be he that first invented war! (English) • Edward the Second (English) • Hero and Leander and Other Poems (English) • Hero and Leander and Other Poems (Latin) • I Must Have Wanton Poets (English) •…

David Garrick

(1717–1779) Garrick in Art: Reynolds, Joshua (1723-1792) David Garrick between Tragedy and Comedy 1760–1761 Private Collection     Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788) David Garrick 1770 National Portrait Gallery, London   Born February 19 1717 Hereford (England) Died January 20 1779 London (England) Occupation Actor…

Albert Camus

(1913–1960) Works: • Caligula (1938) • L’Étranger (1942) ◊ The Stranger (English) • La Chute (1956) ◊ The Fall (English) • La Peste (1947) ◊ The Plague (English) • Le Malentendu (1943) • Le Mythe de Sysiphe (1942) ◊ The Myth of…

Jean Giraudoux

(1882–1944) Hippolyte Jean Giraudoux Works: • Amica America (French) • L’École des indifférents (French) • Elpénor (French) • Suzanne et le Pacifique (French) Filmography as Writer: The Madwoman of Chaillot 1969 Director: Bryan Forbes Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Charles Boyer  …

Alexandre Dumas fils

(1824–1895) Works: • Kamelianainen (Finnish) • La dame aux camélias (French) • La Dame aux Camilias (English) • La kolomba premio (Esperanto) • Les Femmes qui tuent et les Femmes qui votent (French) • The Princess of Bagdad (English) •…

Alexandre Dumas, père

(1802–1870) Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie Works: • Acté (French) • Ali Pacha (English) • Amaury (Spanish) • Ange Pitou (Finnish) • Balsamo, the Magician (English) • Bastiljin valloitus (Finnish) • Bragelonnen varakreivi I (Finnish) • Bragelonnen varakreivi II (Finnish)…