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The Dramatists Guild Resource Directory is the only annually printed reference guide containing opportunities for playwrights, composers, lyricists and librettists. Going one step further, the Dramatists Guild has created this fully searchable e-version of all of the information found in the printed directory (affectionately known as the RDO - Resource Directory Online). Using this tool DG members are able to bookmark listings, set up email reminders and search the resources by a plethora of criteria. It is now even easier for you to submit your play or musical to hundreds of resource listings.


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Listed below are three sample opportunities with upcoming deadlines, pulled at random from the more than 900 entries in the full RDO. To find specific opportunities click the SEARCH DIRECTORY button which provides you with a range of search parameters.


Abingdon Theatre Company
Est. 1993. Production: cast limit 8. Response Time: 3 - 6 months. Deadline is ongoing. No musicals. Work must be unproduced/unoptioned in NYC.
Charles M. Getchell Award, SETC
Submit full script via online application only. See website for eligibility guidelines.
Cherry Lane Theatre Mentor Project
Est. 1997. Pairs young writers by professional recommendation with masters to work on scripts for full season, ending with Equity Showcase. Production: medium cast size, no orchestra. Submissions not returned. See website for deadlines and submission guidelines.