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Dramatists Guild Committees are special task forces, formed by Council approval, with the goal of investigating and addressing a particular issue affecting our industry.

 

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Archive
Awards
Copyright Advocacy
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Dramatist
Education
Events
Festival/Submissions
Member Recruitment
Music
New Media
Opera
Political Engagement
Publishing
Regional Affairs
Steering

 

ARCHIVE

Oversees the Archival material of the Dramatists Guild

Doug Wright, Chair
Kia Corthron, Joe DiPietro, Tina Fallon, Christine Toy Johnson, Deborah Murad, Ralph Sevush, Tari Stratton, Amy VonMacek, Emmanuel Wilson

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AWARDS

Lloyd Suh, chair
Keith Josef Adkins, Lydia Diamond, Isaac Gomez, Aleshea Harris, Chisa Hutchinson, MJ Kaufman, Kimber Lee, Mona Mansour, Heidi Schreck

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DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION

Promotes the core belief that the theatre should be a diverse and inclusive place.

Christine Toy Johnson, Chair
Kia Corthron, Aisha DeCoteau, Lydia Diamond, Amanda Green, Yvette Heyliger, Anita Hollander, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Lisa Kron, Victor Lesniewski, Michael Lew, Todd London, Shellen Lubin, Mona Mansour, Saviana Stanescu, Tari Stratton, Lloyd Suh, Amy VonMacek, Teresa Coleman Wash, Emmanuel Wilson

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THE DRAMATIST

Oversees the content of The Dramatist magazine.

Amanda Green, Chair
Lynn Ahrens, Gretchen Cryer, Amelia French, Idris Goodwin, Adam Gwon, Larry Dean Harris, Chisa Hutchinson, Christine Toy Johnson, Min Kahng, David Kirshenbaum, Michael Korie, Deborah Zoe Laufer, Bekka Lindstrom, Michele Lowe, Sarah Rebell, Joey Stocks, Tari Stratton, Caridad Svich, Amy VonMacek, Rhiana Yazzie

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EDUCATION

Addresses theatre courses and copyright issues in higher education.

Stephen Kaplan, co-chair
Marsha Norman, co-chair
Cheryl Coons, Kia Corthron, Jonathan Dorf, Rebecca Gilman, Daniel Goldfarb, Donna Hoke, David Lindsay-Abaire, Todd London, Lynn Nottage, Douglas Post, Tari Stratton, Jeffrey Sweet, Sheri Wilner, Charlayne Woodard

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EVENTS

Oversees the planning and execution of large-scale DG events.

Charlene Donaghy, Josh Gershick, Robert Schenkkan, Jeffrey Sweet, Sara Wordsworth

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FESTIVAL/SUBMISSIONS

Created the ‘Festival Guidelines’.

Julius Galacki, David Guaspari, Donna Hoke, Michael R. Jackson, Stephen Kaplan, Rich Orloff, Eric Sanders, Jordan Stovall, Lloyd Suh, Kathleen Warnock

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MEMBER RECRUITMENT

Engages in membership recruitment.

John Michael Lyles, co-chair
Shaina Taub, co-chair
Trudy Appling, Ioana Preda Buburuzan, Bree Lowdermilk, Kelley Phung, Dr. Laura Shamas, Rona Siddiqui, Joey Stocks, Amy VonMacek, Emmanuel Wilson

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MUSIC

 Investigates standards within orchestration agreements and cast albums.

Sean Flahaven, Chair
Jason Robert Brown, Carmel Dean, Lily Dwoskin, Stephen Flaherty, Adam Gwon, Tom Kitt, Michael Korie, Andrew Lippa, Stephen Schwartz, Ralph Sevush, Georgia Stitt, Shaina Taub, Amy VonMacek

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NEW MEDIA

Investigates standards within new media agreements.

Kristoffer Diaz, Chair
Aisha DeCoteau, David Faux, Amanda Green, Laurie Flanigan-Hegge, David Kirshenbaum, Deborah Zoe Laufer, Andrew Lippa, Bree Lowdermilk, Deborah Murad, Nikkole Salter, Ralph Sevush, Sarah Storm, Jeffrey Sweet, Pamela Turner, Amy VonMacek, Emmanuel Wilson

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OPERA

Reviews and researches current standards for librettists and composers of opera for an eventual ‘best practice’ document.

Mark Campbell, co-chair
Michael Korie, co-chair
Tony Asaro, Deborah Brevoort, Sara Cooper, Thulani Davis, Jerry Dye, Stephanie Fleischmann, Herchel Garfein, Amanda Hollander, Cerise Jacobs, David Johnston, Stephen Karam, Jun Hyuk Kim, Marella Martin Koch, Tony Kushner, Ellen Lewis, Craig Lucas, Joshua McGuire, Deborah Murad, Lynn Nottage, Donna Di Novelli, Lila Palmer, Rachel Peters, Greg Pierce, Amy Punt, Anna Rabinowitz, Sarah Rebell, Kimberly Reed, Emily Roller, Kelley Rourke, Gene Scheer, Ralph Sevush, John Patrick Shanley, David Simpatico, Joan Ross Sorkin, Jeanine Tesori, Royce Vavrick, Caitlin Vincent, Dara Weinberg

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POLITICAL ENGAGEMENT

A group committed to taking action in the current political climate for dramatists.

Nikkole Salter, Co-Chair
Diana Burbano, Herman Farrell III, Stephanie Liss, Emily Mann, Tere Martinez, Winter Miller, Douglas Post, Ralph Sevush, Teresa Coleman Wash, Rhiana Yazzie

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PUBLISHING

 Investigates standards within publishing agreements.

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Co-Chair
Haleh Roshan, Co-Chair
Jenna Chrisphonte, Emily Mann, Ralph Sevush, Pamela Turner

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REGIONAL AFFAIRS

Strategizes new opportunities for engagement with membership across the country, develops new ways to personalize and localize the experience of Dramatists Guild membership, communicates regional developments with Council, and oversees the infrastructure of regional programs.

Pamela Turner, Chair
Thelma de Castro, Cheryl Coons, Kate Danley, Larry Dean Harris, Donna Hoke, Stephen Kaplan, Jordan Stovall, Emmanuel Wilson

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STEERING

Oversees the agenda for Council meetings.

Amanda Green, Chair
Kristoffer Diaz, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Christine Toy Johnson, Andrew Lippa, Lisa Kron, Stephen Schwartz, Doug Wright

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