George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950):
Some plays: Mrs. Warren’s Profession; Arms and the Man; Candida; Major Barbara; The Doctor’s Dilemma; Pygmalion; Heartbreak House; Saint Joan; The Apple Cart; The Millionairess.
Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906):
Some plays: Peer Gynt; Pillars of Society; A Doll’s House; Ghosts; An Enemy of the People; The Wild Duck; Hedda Gabler; The Master Builder.
Anton Chekhov (1860-1904):
Some Plays: The Bear; A Marriage Proposal; The Seagull; Uncle Vanya; Three Sisters; The Cherry Orchard.
Thornton Wilder (1897-1975):
Some plays: The Long Christmas Dinner; Our Town; The Merchant of Yonkers; The Skin of Our Teeth; The Matchmaker.
Clifford Odets (1906-1963):
Some Plays: Waiting for Lefty; Awake and Sing!; Till the Day I Die; Golden Boy; Clash by Night; The Country Girl.
Arthur Miller (1915-2005):
Some Plays: All My Sons; Death of a Salesman; The Crucible; A View from the Bridge; A Memory of Two Mondays; After the Fall; The American Clock; Resurrection Blues.
J.M. Barrie (1860-1937):
Some Plays: Quality Street; The Admirable Crichton; Peter Pan; Alice Sit-by-the-Fire; What Every Woman Knows; A Kiss for Cinderella; The Old Lady Shows Her Medals; Mary Rose.
Noël Coward (1899-1973):
Some plays: The Vortex; Hay Fever; Easy Virtue; Private Lives; Cavalcade; Design for Living; Tonight at 8:30; Blithe Spirit; Peace in Our Time; South Sea Bubble.
William Inge (1913-1973):
Some plays: Come Back, Little Sheba; Picnic; Bus Stop; The Dark at the Top of the Stairs.
Tennessee Williams (1911-1983):
Some plays: The Glass Menagerie; A Streetcar Named Desire; Summer and Smoke; The Rose Tattoo; Cat on a Hot Tin Roof; Suddenly, Last Summer; Sweet Bird of Youth; The Night of the Iguana; The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore.
Eugene O’Neill (1888-1953):
Some plays: Anna Christie; The Hairy Ape; Desire Under the Elms; Strange Interlude; Mourning Becomes Electra; Ah, Wilderness!; The Iceman Cometh; Long Day’s Journey Into Night; A Moon for the Misbegotten.
*William Shakespeare is not listed, simply because he is William Shakespeare. Of course he is a favourite. I also have soft spots for Floyd Dell, Edna Ferber/George S. Kaufman, Philip Barry, and many others.