What kind of a contract do I use for Broadway shows and/or First Class Tours?
Guild members are required to use the Guild’s Approved Production Contract for all First Class productions (i.e. Broadway and equivalent productions throughout the U.S., Canada and London’s West End). These agreements are subject to the Guild’s certification. For more information, please take a look at our Broadway
What happens if I have a Broadway show?
First and foremost, every member of the Guild submits their membership dues by paying a fixed amount each year. However, Guild members with a first-class production or tour submit member dues by agreeing to pay a small royalty on these particular ...
Can the staff of the Guild help me get tickets to Broadway shows?
For more information on the ticket programs that we offer nationwide, please visit our Tickets page.
Can I use a Dramatists Guild sample contract for an international production?
Our sample contracts were not written to apply to laws outside of the United States. You may have luck using them as a starting point, but we ultimately recommend contacting the other country’s writers’ guild or hiring a personal attorney with ...
I am not a playwright, composer, theatre writer, etc. However, I still wish to use the services of the Guild. How can I do that?
Firstly, thank you for your interest in the Dramatists Guild and in our mission to support theatre artists as a whole! Secondly, it ultimately depends on who you are, as that will affect on how you're able to use the services of the Guild. If you ...
Can Business Affairs review my clients contract?
We can only review your clients contract if they are a member of The Dramatists Guild. To become a member, your client needs to prove that they are a writer for the theatre. They can join at 2 member levels: Member or Associate. The Member level is ...