It is essential that writers know their rights which the Dramatists Guild has defended for nearly 100 years.
Most of our contracts are available to download as PDF files. Only current members of the Guild may view, download, or request sample contracts.
Our new portal answers your questions more quickly and efficiently. Submit a query or request a contract review via our new ticketing system.
The Guild is committed to educating writers about business and legal standards in the theater industry.
Under the Copyright Act, authors have the right to keep their work confidential during the various stages of completion.
When a group of illustrious playwrights gathered to form the Guild they held one ideal paramount: copyright.
Our book is a compilation of current, & frequently used, articles on issues pertaining to collaboration, copyright, contracts, free speech, underlying rights, and more.
& AFTER ISSUE
Featuring both new and popular archived articles focuses on information all dramatists should consider before they begin writing and after.
A special edition of The Dramatist detailing the business issues pertaining to our industry.