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1922 – Born on April 21st in Barretos, Brazil. He was one of the most powerful playwrights within the wave of theatrical renewal that began in Brazil. 1954 – He staged ‘O faqueiro de prata’ (“The Silver Cutlery”) and ‘O telescópio’ (“The Telescope”). 1955 – Andrade came even more forcefully to public attention with ‘A ..

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1905 – Born on November 17th in Mexico City. He was called the "Playwright of the Mexican Revolution".   1935-1936 – Studied drama at Yale with a Rockefellar scholarship.   1938 – Wrote "El Gesticulador" (The Impostor) is regarded by literary historians as the play that signaled the start of modern Mexican drama.   1951 ..

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1931 – Born in Bow, London on January 10, 1931. 1951 – Attended Marling School in Stroud, Gloucestershire. 1968 – Achieved fame with his baroque comedy, The Ruling Class, which debuted at the Nottingham Playhouse. 1969 – Portrayed Da Vinci being prematurely declared dead in the play, "Leonardo’s Last Supper". 1978 – The play "Laughter!" ..

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1936 – An American author and playwright was born on the 15th day of May this year. During his teen years he wrote plays, although he trained as a chemist at Wagner College and spent six months working at Allied Chemical after graduation.   1965 – He wrote The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon ..

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1915 – Born in New York City, USA.   1934 – He earned an A.B. degree from Columbia University.   1941 – He became a writer of radio spots under the US government   1945 – Herman married Betty Sarah Brown.   1946 – He became a fulltime writer.   1951 – Wouk completed the ..

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1945 – August Wilson born on the 27th of April in the Hill District of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Wilson was the fourth of seven children. His father was a German immigrant baker, also named Frederick August Kittel, who seldom spent time with his family, and his mother was an African American cleaning woman, Daisy Wilson, from ..

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1941 – Born on November 15th in Helsby, Cheshire, England. Heathcote Williams, poet, playwright and actor, has made a significant contribution to many fields.          – He is best known for his extended poems on environmental subjects. 1965-1974 – His plays have also won acclaim, notably AC/DC, Remember the Truth Dentist and Hancock’s Last ..

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1911 – Born on March 25th in Columbus, Mississippi. 1936-1937 – Studied at Washington University in St. Louis. 1938 – Received his B.A. degree from the University of Iowa. 1945 – He wrote the play "The Glass Menagerie". 1947 – Wrote the play "A Streetcar Named Desire". 1948-1955 – Received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama ..

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