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Join us for a conversation on the best practices for adapting existing material into a play or musical, in order to avoid infringing on someone else's intellectual property!

Thursday, August 18

Atlantic Time: 4pm
Eastern Time: 3pm
Central Time: 2pm
Mountain Time (D): 1pm
Mountain Time (S): 12pm
Pacific Time: 12pm
Alaska Time: 11am
Hawaii Time: 9am


There's been a lot of talk about copyright infringement in the news lately; the Guild wants to ensure that you are informed, empowered, and set up for success in your own creative work. To that end, DG Executive Director of Business Affairs Ralph Sevush and DG Director of Business Affairs Jessica Lit will answer your questions pertaining to copyright infringement, adaption, general intellectual property law, and more.

Please send us your questions in advance by emailing our Communications Content Manager Sarah Rebell at

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