Current Guild members receive 10% off any single display ad. This discount may be combined with both frequency discounts.
DIY Rate: Current Guild members receive 50% off any display ad to promote their self-produced show or self-published book, provided the book is a script, anthology of scripts, or about the business and/or craft of theatre writing. (This offer does not apply to non-members or institutions. No other discounts apply.) If you have a show that is not self-produced or a script/book that is not self-published, please connect the editor with your producer, advertising agency, or publisher he will contact them with our advertising information.
Advertisements of goods and services that are useful to dramatists are accepted on a first-come basis at a rate of $40 for 40 words or fewer and $0.75 for each additional word. We may edit advertisements for style or content. Ad must be paid in full prior once the text of the ad has been received. * The Guild cannot vouch for the reliability of the information in these ads. Publication does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by the Guild. *
Sample Classified Ad:
SAVE 10% on all DPS Acting Editions. Dramatists Play Service, Inc., established by members of the Dramatists Guild in 1936 for the handling of acting rights of members’ plays, and the encouragement of the American theatre. Call 212-683-8960 with code DGDPS10 for 10% Guild discount and more information.
Seven issues per year: January, March, May, July, September, November, plus a Special Edition issue between the May and July issues.
Circulation of 8,000 and growing: including playwrights, lyricists and composers, theatre professionals, and colleges & universities.
International distribution: all 50 states plus Canada, England and 19 other countries.
Each issue begins shipping on the 15th of the previous month.
Each issue is archived as an interactive PDF in the Members Only section of the Guild's website. All ads are hyperlinked to the website of the advertiser's choosing.
Available on stands of Trident Booksellers in Boston, Skylight Books in Los Angeles, East End Books in Provincetown, and Samuel French Bookshop in the Royal Court in London. More select bookstores coming soon.
Those at the Member level are eligible for one free 40-word classified ad – for goods and services that are useful to dramatists – in The Dramatist every subscription year (Sept/Oct – July/Aug).