Cover artwork of the Community Issue: Pen and colored pencil illustrations of people of different genders, ethnicities, and sizes clustered together in harmony
Keynote Address from 2018 DG National Conference
Dramatists Guild National Conference 2018

I always know how long I’ve been at the Guild based on my daughter’s birthday. Jamie was born three months after I started here, and she will be 21 next month, so I guess I’ve been here a good long while.

When I think back to my early days here, I can  recall what the Guild looked like then:

  • Peter Stone, the Guild’s president, was a white gentleman of a certain age, and his fellow officers, through no fault of their own, were of the same generation, gender, and general pallor;

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Ralph Sevush, Esq.
Ralph Sevush, Esq.

is an entertainment attorney. He’s been with the Dramatists Guild of America since 1997, and their Co-Executive Director and general counsel since June 2005. He is the Treasurer for the Dramatists Legal Defense Fund.