50 Classic Plays Every Student Should Read

Online College Courses has published a great list of 50 Classic Plays Every Student Should Read that should prove interesting reading for visitors of The Drama Teacher.

Divided into Greek, Shakespeare, older classics, modern era and newer classics, the list (numbered in no particular order of priority) includes wonderful plays like Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, A Streetcar Named Desire, King Lear, The Playboy of the Western World, A Raisin in the Sun, Equus, Waiting for Godot and Lysistrata.

A list such as this will no doubt create debate. What’s your favourite play? Can you think of any plays that should be on the list, but aren’t?

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Justin Cash is an experienced high school drama teacher in Melbourne, Australia. He is passionate about drama education and blogging. Justin firmly believes drama is the most valuable subject a young person can study at school and that drama teaching is the best job in the world!
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One comment on “50 Classic Plays Every Student Should Read

  1. Really amazing

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