A list of some of our favorite play writing links:
Dramatists Guild of America– The official website of the Dramatists Guild of America, a professional association of playwrights, composers, lyricists, and librettists.
New Dramatists– The official website of the New Dramatists, a playwriting organization that brings playwrights together in a creative and supportive atmosphere to grow as artists.
The Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights – The official website of The Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting theLos Angeles playwriting community.
Samuel French– A huge selection of published plays can be found here to purchase. And e-plays are now available! Or you can always do it the old fashioned way and walk into one of their bookshops located in New York, Los Angeles, and London. Samuel French is also a professional publishing house.
Simply Scripts– Full length playscripts available free online. Most of the classics are here: Shakespeare, Euripides…plus newer works and Spanish language plays. Film and Television scripts can also be found here.
Playwriting 101– A “how to” site for playwrights by playwright and screenwriter Jonathan Dorf. Everything you need to know from play structure to submitting your work.
Playscripts, Inc– An independent publisher of new plays and musicals with a large selection of plays available for purchase.
We’re always interested in good playwright websites to add to this list. Feel free to submit a site if you think it merits addition to our list. Thanks!