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US director, dramatist, and librettist   with George Kaufman, co-wrote musicals "Once in a Lifetime" 1930, "You Can't Take It With You" 1936 (Pulitzer Prize for drama 1937) 2.7 / 5 ( ..

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1616 – He was born on the 11th day of October of this year in Silesia, where his father was a clergyman. The family name was Greif, latinized, according to the prevailing fashion, as Gryphius. Left early an orphan and driven from his native town by the troubles of the Thirty Years’ War, he received ..

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1958 – Richard Greenberg was born. 1976 – He graduated from East Meadow High School. 1999 – Wrote plays Three Days of Rain. 2002 – The Dazzle.          – Take Me Out. 2003 – His most recent play, Take Me Out, traveled from London to New York in the first co-production of the Donmar ..

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1720 – Born on December 13th in Venice. A poet, prose writer, and dramatist, a fierce and skillful defender of the traditional Italian commedia dell’arte form against the dramatic innovations of Pietro Chiari and Carlo Goldoni.          – He became a member of the Accademia dei Granelleschi, whose conservative feelings with regard to the ..

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1749 – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, born on the 28th of August in Frankfurt, WC Germany. He was a German poet, dramatist, novelist, theorist, humanist, scientist, painter, and polymath. 1765 – 1768 – He studied law at Leipzig and Strasbourg, came under the influence of Herder, and became interested in alchemy, anatomy, and the antiquities. ..

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1707 – Born on February 25th in Venice, Italy. Italian comic dramatist. 1734 – His true vocation was the theater, and he made his bow with a tragedy, Amalasunta, produced at Milan, but this was a failure. His next play, Belisario, succeeded. He wrote other tragedies for a time, but he was not long in ..

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English playwright, poet and librettist   Born at No: 17 Southampton Street, Strand, London on 17th November 1836   First play "Uncle Baby" (1863), possibly written in collaboration with his father, Dr William Gilbert, himself a respected and prolific writer, mainly of ‘sensation’ novels.  First acknowledged play "Dulcamara, or the Little Duck and the Great ..

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