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also play·wright·ing  (plā′rī-tĭng)
The writing of plays.


(ˈpleɪˌraɪtɪŋ) or


(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) the writing of plays


or play•wright•ing

(ˈpleɪˌraɪ tɪŋ)
the writing of plays.
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If Shakspeare came to life again, and talked of playwriting, the first pretentious nobody who sat opposite at dinner would differ with him as composedly as he might differ with you and me.
But these things are only the corollaries of all successful playwriting and of all art.
Muscat, Aug 5 (ONA) The 21st version of Youth Literary and Art Forum will be held in the Wilayat of Nizwa during the period of August 9th till 13th with wide participation from the Sultanate's youth intellectuals in poetry, short story, researches and playwriting.
In addition to the many awards for the troupe members' acting, Shorecrest also received two Playwriting Critic's Choice Awards at the State Festival, thus a sweep of the category by playwriting students Alice Darrow ['15] and Savannah Pearson ['15].
A STAND-UP comedian has been named the winner of the inaugural Liverpool Hope Playwriting Prize.
In "How I Did It: Establishing A Playwriting Career", Harbison draws upon his experience and expertise to provide aspiring playwrights with a thoroughly user friendly, 342 page instruction manual and guide in the form of Q&A interviews with thirty professional playwrights.
DENBIGHSHIRE-BORN writer Chris Bennion has been shortlisted for a PS10,000 comedy playwriting award.
Among the writers tak-tak ing part is Anna Jordan, who won the Bruntwood Prize for playwriting.
Straughan grew up in Gateshead and had his first notable success at the People's Theatre, Newcastle, jointly winning a playwriting competition.
9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Princess Grace Foundation-USA (PGF-USA) announces the availability of applications for the annual Princess Grace Awards in Theater, Playwriting, Dance Performance, Choreography, and Film.
Participating students have the opportunity to work in small groups led by local writers in fiction, poetry, playwriting and nonfiction.
The books are nominally about playwriting rather than play-wrighting, which means that, although Littlewood often figures in the text of the fifties volume, neither she nor any other woman receives a fuller discussion.