This brings the previous volume, American Playwrights of Today, up to date, by continuing the creative history of those included in that volume and presenting newcomers since 1929. Groups prize winners, back to 1918; then discusses potential prize-winners, family writing teams, newspaper playwrights, and so on. Complete source book, with biographical notes and lists of plays and dates. Critical commentary on plays of last ten years and comparison with previous successes. Important for drama students, etc.