Every playwright has a different taste of writing and has a lot to teach the amateur scriptwriter. Peter Salzano, a phenomenal playwright, voice actor, and blogger considers following the best playwrights of all time. According to him, “every playwright has something to offer to this industry”.
For any amateur playwrights who want to write their first play can get inspired by the work of famous playwrights.
Below are some of Peter’s favorite playwrights of all time:
He is the greatest writer in English Literature and the world’s renowned dramatist. In school and colleges, students are taught about his plays. Most of his plays are written in 1600 out of which ‘Romeo and Juliet’ is considered his best work. Many of his plays are based on the tragic influences that are widely popular among people.
Takeaways: the young playwrights can get inspired by the language and tone Shakespeare uses. He uses a mixture of verse and pro in his plays, which poses an example for the playwrights to master the art of writing.
Arthur Asher Miller is a prolific American playwright, who is well known among people in American theatre. Various different people consider “Crucible” among his brilliant work and appreciate him for the play.
Takeaways: Miller had a unique style of writing, his plays influenced the audience and are still widely popular. All his plays comprise of different morals that arouses the sense of responsibility among the readers. His plays are an accurate portrayal of leaving an impact on individuals.
Oscar is an Irish playwright, novelist, essayist, and poet who has written in different forms. He became one of the most popular playwrights. ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ and ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ is considered his best work. He is among one of the classic playwrights who had a different style and mannerism of writing.
Takeaways: His life inspires various people because of his strong personality. Wilde has produced various different plays that have a witty and comical subject. His plays created a buzz among people which gave him recognition.
The list does not end here, in the opinion of Peter Salzano this list is ever-evolving as he quotes, “Every Playwright Has Something Uniqueness”. Stay tuned for more information related to playwriting.