Plays by David Henry Hwang


Play most commonly refers to: *
Play (activity) Play is a range of intrinsically motivated activities done for recreational Recreation is an activity of leisure Leisure has often been defined as a quality of experience or as free time. Free time is time spent away from business, Em ...
, an activity done for enjoyment *
Play (theatre) A play is a work of drama Drama is the specific Mode (literature), mode of fiction Mimesis, represented in performance: a Play (theatre), play, opera, mime, ballet, etc., performed in a theatre, or on Radio drama, radio or television.Elam ...
, a work of drama Play may refer also to:

Computers and technology

Google Play Google Play, also branded as the Google Play Store and formerly Android Market, is a digital distribution Digital distribution (also referred to as content delivery, online distribution, or electronic software distribution (ESD), among other ...

Google Play
, a digital content service *
Play Framework Play Framework is an open-source Open source is source code that is made freely available for possible modification and redistribution. Products include permission to use the source code, design documents, or content of the product. The open-s ...
, a Java framework *
Play Mobile Play Communications SA, known as Play or P4, is a Polish cellular telecommunications Telecommunication is the transmission of information by various types of technologies over wire, radio, Optical system, optical, or other Electromagnetism ...
, a Polish internet provider *
Xperia Play The Xperia Play is a smartphone A smartphone is a portable device A mobile device (or handheld computer) is a computer A computer is a machine that can be programmed to carry out sequences of arithmetic or logical operations auto ...
, an Android phone * (formerly, an online retailer *
Backlash (engineering) In mechanical engineering Mechanical engineering is an engineering Engineering is the use of scientific principles to design and build machines, structures, and other items, including bridges, tunnels, roads, vehicles, and buildings ...
, or ''play'', non-reversible part of movement *
Petroleum play In geology Geology (from the Ancient Greek Ancient Greek includes the forms of the Greek language Greek ( el, label=Modern Greek Modern Greek (, , or , ''Kiní Neoellinikí Glóssa''), generally referred to by speakers simp ...
, oil fields with same geological circumstances *
Play symbol In digital electronics Digital electronics is a field of electronics The field of electronics is a branch of physics and electrical engineering that deals with the emission, behaviour and effects of electrons The electron is a subat ...

Play symbol
, in media control devices


* ''Play'' (2005 film), Chilean film directed by Alicia Scherson * ''Play'', a 2009 short film directed by David Kaplan * ''Play'' (2011 film), a Swedish film directed by Ruben Östlund * ''Rush'' (2012 film), an Indian film earlier titled ''Play'' and also known as ''Raftaar 24 x 7'' * ''The Play'' (film), a 2013 Bengali film

Literature and publications

* ''Play'' (play), written by Samuel Beckett * ''Play'' (''The New York Times''), a sports magazine * ''Play'' (UK magazine), a UK PlayStation magazine * ''Play'' (US magazine), a US video game magazine * ''Play'' (PRC magazine), PC gaming magazine, China


Classical music

* ''Play'' (composition), a 2013 symphony by Andrew Norman * ''
Play! A Video Game Symphony PLAY! A Video Game Symphony was a concert series that featured music from video games performed by a live orchestra. The concerts from 2006 to 2010 were conducted by Arnie Roth. From 2010, Andy Brick took the position of principal conductor and mu ...

Artists and bands

Christopher "Play" Martin Christopher Martin (born July 10, 1962) is an American rapping, rapper and actor, who is the latter half of the late 1980s/early 1990s hip-hop/comedy duo Kid 'n Play. Career Martin's stage name, Play, is derived from his original MC name, Playboy ...
* Play (Swedish group) * Play (Mexican band)


* Play (Akdong Musician album), ''Play'' (Akdong Musician album), 2014 * Play (Bond album), ''Play'' (Bond album) * Play (Brad Paisley album), ''Play'' (Brad Paisley album) * Play (Chick Corea and Bobby McFerrin album), ''Play'' (Chick Corea and Bobby McFerrin album), 1992 * Play (David Ball album), ''Play'' (David Ball album) * Play (Doug E. Fresh album), ''Play'' (Doug E. Fresh album) * Play (Great Big Sea album), ''Play'' (Great Big Sea album), 1997 * Play (Joanna MacGregor album), ''Play'' (Joanna MacGregor album), 2002 * Play (Jolin Tsai album), ''Play'' (Jolin Tsai album), 2014 * Play (Magazine album), ''Play'' (Magazine album), 1980 * Play (Masaki Suda album), ''Play'' (Masaki Suda album), 2018 * Play (Mike Stern album), ''Play'' (Mike Stern album), 1999 * Play (Moby album), ''Play'' (Moby album), 1999 * Play (Namie Amuro album), ''Play'' (Namie Amuro album), 2007 * Play (Peter Gabriel video album), ''Play'' (Peter Gabriel video album) * Play (Play album), ''Play'' (Play album), by the Swedish group * Play (S.H.E album), ''Play'' (S.H.E album) * Play (Squeeze album), ''Play'' (Squeeze album), 1991 * Play (Super Junior album), ''Play'' (Super Junior album), 2017 * Play (EP), ''Play'' (EP), by Ride * ''Play (The Surfaris album), ''Play'' (The Surfaris album)'', by The Surfaris, 1963 * ''Play'', by Pedro Suárez-Vértiz, 2004 * ''Plays'', by Andy Dixon


* Play (Chungha song), "Play" (Chungha song), 2020 * Play (David Banner song), "Play" (David Banner song), 2005 * Play (Jax Jones and Years & Years song), "Play" (Jax Jones and Years & Years song), 2018 * Play (Jennifer Lopez song), "Play" (Jennifer Lopez song), 2001 * Play (Jessie J song), "Play" (Jessie J song), 2018 * Play (Jüri Pootsmann song), "Play" (Jüri Pootsmann song), 2016 * Play (K-391, Alan Walker and Martin Tungevaag song), "Play" (K-391, Alan Walker and Martin Tungevaag song), 2019 * Play (Robyn song), "Play" (Robyn song), 1999 * "Play", by Band-Maid from ''World Domination (Band-Maid album), World Domination'' * "Play", by Jolin Tsai from ''Play (Jolin Tsai album), Play'' * "Play", by Sekai No Owari from ''Tree (Sekai no Owari album), Tree'' * "Play", by SS501 * "Play", by Dave Grohl * "Play", by Todrick Hall featuring Jade Novah from ''Forbidden (Todrick Hall album), Forbidden'' * The Play, suite from Elvis Costello composition Il Sogno


* PLAY - Prémios da Música Portuguesa

Games and sports

* Gameplay * Play from scrimmage in American and Canadian football * The Play (American football), a famous last-second kickoff return by the California Golden Bears to beat the Stanford Cardinal in 1982


* Play (TV series), ''Play'' (TV series), a Canadian news magazine series * Play UK, a defunct UKTV channel * Television play *''The Play'', 2011 episode of the TV series ''The Middle (TV series), The Middle'' *''The Play'', 1993 episode of the TV series ''List of Matlock episodes#Season 8 (1993–94), Matlock'' *''The Play'', 1968 episode of the TV series ''Mission: Impossible (season 3), Mission: Impossible'' *''The Play'', 1986 episode of the TV series ''List of Mr. Belvedere episodes#Season 2 (1985–86), Mr. Belvedere'' *''The Play'', 2005 episode of the TV series ''List of Zoey 101 episodes#Season 1 (2005), Zoey 101''

Video games

* Play, The Videogames World, European exhibition * ''Wii Play'', a 2006 video

Other uses

* PLAY (airline), an Icelandic airline * Play (Jonker), ''Play'' (Jonker), a 2002 sculpture * Play (BDSM), "kinky" activities * Play!, a planned Epcot pavilion * Play 99.6 (radio), Jordan * Dave & Buster's, NYSE symbol * Word play

See also

* Player (disambiguation) {{disambiguation