A playwright, also known as a playwright, a writer who is plays ( dramas ) written.

Some playwrights, focusing on specific theater genres, such as comedy ( comedy writer) or tragedy ( tragedy Author).

Sometimes substances from the book literature after processing by playwrights ( dramatization ) are brought to the stage. Examples are the adaptations of the works of Karl May for the Karl -May- games on various platforms.

Theater acquire the right to a particular piece of a playwright shortened or in full to put into a stage work. The theater director has the task to bring the text as an action on the stage. Sometimes this reaction is carried out by the author himself