DG Sample Contract: Licensing Agreement
A basic license, this template grants the rights for a producer to produce a production without granting the subsidiary rights and future options that might go along with a premiere. This contract is short, straightforward and not intimidating, and ...
What is the difference between business advice and legal advice?
The Guild offers business advice to its members, not legal advice. Business advice includes, among other things, reviewing members’ unsigned contracts, advising them on relevant industry standards, explaining the inner workings of theatrical business ...
Does the Guild review contracts? What contracts will you review? How should I send them to you?
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 ...
Can I copyright revisions to my work?
When substantial changes (i.e., more than mere edits or minor alternations) have been incorporated into your work, the revised version of your work must be registered to protect any new elements added. This generally occurs after you have presented a ...
How do I get an agent?
The Guild’s Resource Directory—updated annually—contains a list of agents who specialize in theatre. Additionally, the Association of Authors’ Representatives (www.aar-online.org) has an online database with agents’ information and what kind of ...