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Arthur Miller plays—20 full-length dramas and several one-acts—form one of the greatest bodies of work of the American stage. Miller (1915–2005) was America’s Aeschylus and Ibsen, a writer of tremendous moral authority and integrity who sought to catch the conscience of a nation in tough-minded, idealistic dramas. His project was huge, and if the plays didn’t always live up to the mission, Miller left a shining example of a playwright trying to change the world and the theater. From the 1940s to the 21st century, he changed the shape of American theater. Writers such as Tony Kushner, August Wilson and Aaron Sorkin might not have found their diverse, impassioned voices if not for the example set by Miller. Miller wrote about self-deluding businessmen, morally rotten patriarchs, great men undone by their own hubris or weakness—in other words, tragedies. Many of his plays are family dramas. In his long career he won three Tony Awards (plus one for lifetime achievement) and he earned a permanent spot in the pantheon of great American playwrights. The work continues to attract great actors, such as Saoirse Ronan. Below we rank his ten best full-length plays.