Daniel S. Burt The Drama 100 A Ranking of the Greatest Plays of All Time Facts on File World of Lite - A SECOND HUNDRED(HONORABLE MENTIONS Aeschylus

Daniel S. Burt The Drama 100 A Ranking of the Greatest Plays of All Time Facts on File World of Lite

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A SECOND HUNDRED (HONORABLE MENTIONS) Aeschylus Prometheus Bound (c. 456 b.c. ) George L. Aikens Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852) Edward Albee Zoo Story (1958) Anonymous Second Shepherd’s Play (c. 1385–1450) Jean Anouilh The Waltz of the Toreadors (1952) John Arden Serjeant Musgrave’s Dance (1959) Aristophanes The Birds (414 b.c. ) The Clouds (423 b.c. ) Frogs (405 b.c. ) Alan Ayckbourn The Norman Conquest (1973) Amiri Baraka The Dutchman (1964) Samuel Beckett Krapp’s Last Tape (1958) Edward Bond Lear (1971) Bertolt Brecht The Caucasian Chalk Circle (1945) Galileo (1939) Giordano Bruno The Candle-Maker (1582) Georg Büchner Danton’s Death (1835) Karel Capek R.U.R. (1921) Anton Chekhov The Sea Gull (1896) Uncle Vanya (1899) Caryl Churchill Top Girls (1982) Jean Cocteau The Infernal Machine (1934) William Congreve Love for Love (1695)
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A SECOND HUNDRED 589 Nilo Cruz Anna in the Tropics (2002) Shelagh Delaney A Taste of Honey (1958) John Dryden All for Love (1677) Margaret Edson Wit (1998) T. S. Eliot The Cocktail Party (1949) George Etherege The Man of Mode (1676) Euripides Alcestis (438 b.c. ) George Farquhar The Beaux’ Stratagem (1707) John Ford ’Tis Pity She’s a Whore (1633) Michael Frayn Noises Off (1982) Max Frisch Biedermann and the Firebugs (1958) Federico García Lorca The House of Bernarda Alba (1936) Yerma (1934) Jean Giraudoux The Madwoman of Chaillot (1945) Susan Glaspell Trifles (1916) Carlo Goldoni The Servant of Two Masters (1745) Guan Hanqing The Injustice Done to Tou Ngo (c. 13th century) David Hare Plenty (1978) Hugo von Hofmannsthal Death and the Fool (1893) Hrosvitha Dulcitius (c. 965) David Henry Hwang M. Butterfly (1988) Henrik Ibsen Ghosts (1882) Peer Gynt (1876) The Wild Duck (1885) William Inge Picnic (1953) Eugène Ionesco The Chairs (1952) Rhinoceros (1960) Georg Kaiser From Morn to Midnight (1912) George Kaufman and Moss Hart You Can’t Take It with You (1936) Thomas Kyd The Spanish Tragedy (c. 1588) George Lillo The London Merchant (1731) Niccolò Machiavelli Mandragola (c. 1514–18) Maurice Maerterlinck Pelléas and Mélisande (1893) David Mamet American Buffalo (1977)
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590 THE DRAMA 100 Christopher Marlowe The Jew of Malta (c. 1588–92) Molière The Miser (1668) Sean O’Casey Juno and the Paycock (1924) Clifford Odets Waiting for Lefty (1935) Joe Orton What the Butler Saw (1969) Suzan-Lori Parks Topdog/Underdog (2001) Harold Pinter The Caretaker (1960) Luigi Pirandello Enrico IV (1922) Plautus The Twin Menaechmi (c. 205–184 b.c. ) Alexander Pushkin Boris Godunov (1825) Jean Racine Andromache (1667) Elmer Rice The Adding Machine (1923) Edmond Rostand Cyrano de Bergerac (1897) William Saroyan The Time of Your Life (1939) Friedrich von Schiller The Robbers (1782) Arthur Schnitzler La Ronde (1903) William Shakespeare As You Like It (c. 1599–1600) Julius Caesar (1599) Measure for Measure (1604) The Merchant of Venice (c. 1596) Richard II (1595) Richard III (c. 1592–93) The Winter’s Tale (1611) George Bernard Shaw Heartbreak House (1921) Sam Shepard True West (1980) Richard Brinsley Sheridan The Rivals (1775) Neil Simon Lost in Yonkers (1991) Sophocles Electra (c. 420–410 b.c. ) Wole Soyinka The Strong Breed (1962) Tom Stoppard Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1967) August Strindberg The Dream Play (1907) The Father (1887) Sudraka The Little Clay Cart (c. 150) John Millington Synge Riders to the Sea (1904) Takeda Izumo Chu ¯shingura (c. 1748)
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A SECOND HUNDRED 591 Cyril Tourneur
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