Gala 2019

Watch a number of show-stopping performances from the 2019 Gala honoring Sean Patrick Flahaven, Brian Fenty and Merritt Baer, and Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty


Gala 2018: First Look

In 2018 DGF gave Gala attendees a sneak peek at several upcoming shows, including the Broadway hit, Be More Chill, and the Broadway-bound Jagged Little Pill.

Gala 2017

Check out Tony Award Winner Beth Leavel’s show stopping performance of “As We Stumble Along” at the 2017 Gala honoring Harold Prince, Jason Wu, and Marc Rey.


Great Writers Thank Their Lucky Stars: Presidential Edition

The evening featured legendary playwrights, lyricists and composers introducing the stars who brought their work to life on stage, including Nell Benjamin, Mindi Dickstein, Carol Hall, Tom Kitt, Nan Knighton, Robert Schenkkan, Stephen Schwartz, and Stephen Sondheim.

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Gala 2015

The Dramatists Guild Foundation’s most crucial fundraising event of the year, Great Writers Thank Their Lucky Stars 2015 featured writers including Nell Benjamin & Laurence O’Keefe, Kirsten Childs, Gretchen Cryer & Nancy Ford, Sheldon Harnick, Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, Steven Sater, Benjamin Scheuer, Stephen Schwartz #DGFthanks

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Gala 2014

Christine Toy Johnson, writer, actor & DG member, interview the writers and performers on the red carpet of Great Writers Thank Their Lucky Stars.

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Gala 2013

This event featured legendary playwrights, composers, and lyricists who have greatly impacted the American theater and the stars who have brought their works to life on stage, including Stephen Sondheim with Bernadette Peters, Andrew Lippa with Norbert Leo Butz, and Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty with Marin Mazzie.


Gala 2012: Dramatists Guild Foundation’s 50th Anniversary

Chita Rivera, John Kander, Liza Minnelli, and Joel Grey celebrate DGF’s 50th Anniversary.

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