• The Season of Reemergence Issue
    Vol. 24
    No. 6
    July/August 2022

    Welcome to The Season in Review! This issue features reports from our representatives and ambassadors and members across the country. In this season of reemergence, it also pays tribute to those members who’ve had world premiere productions between May 1, 2021 – April 30, 2022. Due to limited space and resources, the productions listed in this issue are not comprehensive and all have been self-reported.

  • The Atlanta Issue
    Vol. 24
    No. 5
    May/Jun 2022

    Our first regionally-focused issue in over two years, The Atlanta Issue provides an overview of opportunities and resources in the Atlanta-Metro area. Along with special guest editors Laura King and Pamela Turner, many of your peers provide a first-hand account of their experience with the rich Atlanta-area theatres, development centers, festivals, groups, and other resources.

  • The Innovation Issue
    Vol. 24
    No. 4
    Mar/Apr 2022

    This issue of The Dramatist was born from Terence Anthony's “The Listening Party.” Within these digital pages, you'll find a roundtable of dramatists discussing their innovative works and an introduction to the groundbreaking work of the Midnight Oil Collective. Also in this issue, Lynn Nottage and Matt Barbot share their thoughts on The Watering Hole, and Roger Q.

  • The Motivation Issue
    Vol. 24
    No. 3
    Jan/Feb 2022

    In this latest edition of The Dramatist, Blossom Johnson, Jeremy Geragotelis, Brianna Barrett, TS Hawkins, and Psalmayene 24 reflect on the COVID-19 pandemic’s lasting impact, while Amelia French concocts a recipe for motivation. Guild members take to Twitter to share what keeps them motivated, and Chisa Hutchinson moderates a roundtable featuring S.M.

  • The Opera Issue
    Vol. 24
    No. 2
    Nov/Dec 2021

    This first (but not the last) edition of The Dramatist dedicated to writing opera has been shaped by guest editors Mark Campbell and Michael Korie to offer some insight to opera-curious dramatists about music composition and libretti writing.

  • Tools of the Trade
    Vol. 24
    No. 1
    Sep/Oct 2021

    The Tools of the Trade issue of The Dramatist takes a deep dive into the nerdiest aspects of the craft, from “The Great Software Debate,” where playwrights go toe-to-toe discussing their scriptwriting software of choice, to “Old School Tools,” which begins as a talk about pens and turns into much more.

  • The Season In Review Issue 2020-2021
    Vol. 23
    No. 6
    Jul/Aug 2021

    This Season in Review edition of The Dramatist, which is the first in Guild history to be exclusively available online, features National Reports from Regional Representatives and Ambassadors around the world. Their articles detail dramatists' resilient determination to find inspiration and build community throughout the pandemic year.

  • The Radical Hospitality Issue
    Vol. 23
    No. 5
    May/Jun 2021

    This edition of The Dramatist explores the concept of Radical Hospitality. Dramatists share what radical hospitality means to them, Christine Toy Johnson moderates a roundtable that examines what is required to create a welcoming environment for communities who have not always felt included in the theatre, and Jay Alan Zimmerman provides advice on Three Things people can do to make their theatrical spaces more accessible.

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