What is “DG Footlights”?
“DG Footlights™ is a gratis program created and moderated by the Dramatists Guild that connects dramatists with complimentary space to hold a reading of a new work in development. It is the Guild’s initiative to support works in progress by allowing dramatists to showcase a draft of a new piece of theatre to a public audience and receive feedback if requested. DG Footlights™ operates on a space-grant model: a representative from the Guild will make an arrangement for a venue to donate space during allocated dates and times, and make that space available for dramatists to bring a self-produced reading to showcase to the public. Works are selected objectively on a first come, first served basis, or by lottery. Attendance is always free and open for any to attend.”.