Guild News

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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From the Archives: Childress v. Taylor

There’s one thing that a writer learns very very quickly: everybody has an opinion about your work. It becomes part of the writer’s job to winnow through those various opinions to figure out which ones are actually helpful. But, by accepting someone’s suggestions about your script, are you actually making them your co-author? “Survey says”—and the Courts say—“No.”
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From the Archives: Childress in Mind

There are artists whose voices you wish you could hear during times like these. Writer, actor, director and activist Alice Childress is one of those voices. Childress was no stranger to using her work as a platform for racial discourse. And when her work is read or witnessed no audience member, regardless of race, is left unchallenged.