Before You Sign

Each month, DG content is specially curated to keep you in the know regarding what's happening in our industry, business related developments, and, also, what we're doing here at the Guild as we continue to fight for you and your rights. Every edition of our Before You Sign newsletter features Dear Business Affairs - a Q & A series, the DG Glossary, and more! Not a part of the Guild yet, but still want access? Join today.


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DG Co-Signs Letter Asking Congress for Collective Action Rights for Professional Creators

The Dramatists Guild of America supports the WGA Strike

Dramatists Guild and Concord Theatricals Relaunch Playwrights Welcome Program

Playwrights, composers, lyricists, and librettists are invited to join The Rise Theatre Directory!

NYC Mayor Adams expands anti-discrimination bill. What does this mean for dramatists?


Career Training

DG Contract Bootcamps - The Model Licensing Agreement

New Career Training Webinars Available to View Online



How to Create and License Edited Versions of Your Work

Copyright Registration 101



Writing a One-Act Play for the Educational Market

Seattle Playwriting Mini-Summit

The Dramatists Guild Summer Conference Schedule

Dramatists Guild National Silent Writing



Dramatists Guild Honors 2023 Award Recipients


The Dramatist

The Young Dramatists Issue

DG Resources

DG Guides for Dramatists

Download a Model Contract


Ask Business Affairs

What Do I Need to Know about Estate Planning?


DG Glossary

Self-Employment Tax
Deductible Business Expense


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