A play is a form of literature written by a playwright, usually consisting of scripted dialogue between characters, intended for theatrical performance rather than just reading.

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Putting It Together: How Stephen Sondheim and I Created Sunday in the Park with George
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two (Harry Potter, #8)
Fantastic Beasts - The Crimes of Grindelwald: The Original Screenplay
Evil Eye
In the Heights: Finding Home
Dear Evan Hansen
When You Finish Saving the World
Working on a Song: The Lyrics of HADESTOWN
Slave Play
Hair Twins
We All Play
Have a Nice Day
Bubbles . . . Up!
The Half-God of Rainfall
Fleabag: Scriptures
Romeo and Juliet
A Midsummer Night's Dream
The Importance of Being Earnest
The Crucible
Death of a Salesman
A Streetcar Named Desire
Waiting for Godot
The Tempest
King Lear
Much Ado About Nothing
Twelfth Night
Julius Caesar
The Odyssey by HomerThe Iliad by HomerThe Epic of Gilgamesh by AnonymousThe Republic by PlatoThe Histories by Herodotus
Best Books of the Ancient World
208 books — 292 voters
Duino Elegies by Rainer Maria RilkeHamlet by William ShakespeareThe Odyssey by HomerMacbeth by William ShakespeareFaust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Great Books: No Novels Need Apply
392 books — 227 voters

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeePride and Prejudice by Jane AustenA Game of Thrones by George R.R. MartinThe Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Top 10 for the Reading Challengers
654 books — 321 voters
Wicked by Gregory MaguireLes Misérables by Victor HugoThe Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank BaumWest Side Story by Irving ShulmanOld Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T.S. Eliot
Books That Were Also Broadway Plays
96 books — 18 voters

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Best American Plays
243 books — 460 voters
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Bill Watterson
How come we play war and not peace?" "Too few role models. ...more
Bill Watterson

A finite game is played for the purpose of winning, an infinite game for the purpose of continuing the play.
James P. Carse, Finite and Infinite Games: A Vision of Life as Play and Possibility

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Embracing the Mess
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Child's Play
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