<p>Liza Minnelli performing at the DGF Gala in 2012.</p>

Liza Minnelli performing at the DGF Gala in 2012.

Gala

The Gala is the most critical fundraising event for the Dramatists Guild Foundation. This very special evening pays tribute to legendary writers and recognizes their significant contributions to theater in America.

In 2017, DGF was thrilled to honor legendary director and producer Hal Prince; President and CEO of Shiseido Americas, Marc Rey; and visionary fashion designer Jason Wu for their love and support for the arts.

 

Past performers include Kristin Chenoweth, Joel Grey, Jeremy Jordan, Liza Minnelli, Bebe Neuwirth, Kelli O’Hara, Bernadette Peters, Chita Rivera, Ben Vereen and more!

Past honorees include patrons of the arts Rosie O’Donnell, Louise Camuto, Lynne Greene, Heidi Ettinger, Don Loftus, Ann Gottlieb, and Roe Green for their support of emerging writers for the theater.

 
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Latest News
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    The Dramatists Guild Foundation is thrilled to announce 10 writers and 10 nonprofit theaters as the inaugural recipients of the DGF Writers Alliance Grants. These Grants provide $5,000 to a theater’s production of a new work, and another $5,000 directly to the writer(s) being produced. 

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    Dramatists Guild Foundation

    For over 50 years, the Dramatists Guild Foundation has supported playwrights, composers, lyricists, and bookwriters to, in turn, support the creation of new work for the American theater. Through Traveling Masters, DGF provides free writing classes and workshops around the country; through Fellows, up-and-coming writers gain professional experience and forge relationships with seasoned mentors; the Music Hall provides free space and equipment for writing; and grants fund writers and their projects. Alumni of the Foundation’s many programs include Tony and Oscar winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, Tony winner Jason Robert Brown, Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel, and many more.

  • DGF Elects New Vice President Kevin Hager

    The Dramatists Guild Foundation Board of Directors is proud to announce it has just elected Kevin Hager to be its new Vice President. Mr. Hager is the Managing Director of Understood.org and Vice President and Chief Digital Officer of the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD).

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