Is a publisher an agent too?
Yes. Play publishers are in the business of licensing the stock & amateur production rights of the plays they publish. They retain a commission and pay the author the rest of the licensing fee. They do not own the author’s copyright nor do they have rights reserved for the author.
Representation: Authors, Agents, and Agreements
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Anatomy of an Agency Agreement
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Will the Guild help me get an agent?
The Guild cannot help you to get an agent. We can, however, help guide you through the steps you need to take. We can also advise you about the history and reputation of various agents, managers, attorneys, theaters and producers as reported to us by ...
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 ...
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 ...