7 Influential French Playwrights
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7 Influential French Playwrights

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We love french playwrights at StageMilk. The french just know what they’re doing when it comes to making great theatre. Here our our 5 favourite french playwrights for you to sink your teeth into. If you¬†want a more specific play recommendation check out best french plays.

Our Favourite French Playwrights

  • 1
    Moliere

    Tartuffe, The Miser, The Misanthrope

  • 2
    Jean Genet

    The Balcony, The Maids

  • 3
    Jean-Paul Sartre

    No Exit, Dirty Hands

  • Jean Racine
    4
    Jean Racine

    Phedre, Andromaque

  • Yasmina Reza
    5
    Yasmina Reza

    God of Carnage, Art

  • Pierre Corneille
    6
    Pierre Corneille

    Le Cid, The Liar

  • Pierre de Marivaux
    7
    Pierre de Marivaux

    The Game of Love and Chance, Double Inconstancy


Other Great Playwrights by Nation

Best American Playwrights

Best Australian Playwrights

Best English Playwrights

Let us know in a comment below who your favourite french playwright is. We love to hear from you…

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