The Dramatists Guild Legal Defense Fund Announces Sharai Bohannon As Recipient of 2021 Defender Award

The Dramatists Guild Legal Defense Fund is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2021 Defender of the Year Award is Sharai Bohannon.

Headshot of Sharai Bohannon

The Defender Award is given in recognition of an individual, group, or organization’s efforts in support of free expression in the dramatic arts. This award is selected annually by the board of the DLDF and will be presented at the Dramatists Guild’s Awards ceremony at a later date. 

Previous recipients of the Defender of the Year Award have included Svetlana Mintcheva of the National Coalition Against Censorship, Marjory Stoneman Douglas students Sawyer Garrity and Andrea Peña, the cast and crew of the musical Hamilton, Edward J. Davis, Howard. Sherman, and Larissa Mark.

Sign In To Access This Article

Subscribe to gain full access to The Dramatist Issue Archive.

Join and become a Dramatists Guild Member, Business Subscriber or subscribe to the magazine with an annual plan for unlimited access.

Guild Members receive our magazine as a benefit of membership!

View Options