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WATCH NOW: Banned Together 2020

New videos from Banned Together 2020 are now available to view via the Dramatists Guild website.   This series of events, presented by The Dramatists Guild Legal Defense Fund (DLDF) in partnership  with The Dramatists Guild Political Engagement Initiative, included two online panel discussions highlighting BIPOC writers who have previously...
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Unknown Legacies: Black Playwrights in America

The DG and the DLDF proudly welcomed professors William Maxwell, Mary Helen Washington, and William J. Harris. This panel of esteemed scholars examined the nuanced legacies of playwrights Amiri Baraka and Alice Childress, and discussed the complicated reasons why those two writers are not part of the theatrical canon as we know it today.
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Major Copyright Victory for Dramatists with Court Ruling on "Jersey Boys" Lawsuit

The Dramatists Guild offers congratulations to its members, Rick Elice and Marshall Brickman, as well as their Jersey Boys co-authors, Bob Crewe and Bob Gaudio, on their victory in the copyright case of  Corbello v. Valli et al.  The writers’ defense team was led with great expertise by David S. Korzenik, Esq., in a legal battle fought in the courts for over 13 grueling years, as depicted in ...