Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
For over seventy-five years Dramatists Play
Service, Inc. has provided the finest plays by both established
writers and new playwrights of exceptional promise.
Formed in 1936 by a number of prominent playwrights and theatre
agents, Dramatists Play Service, Inc. was created to foster
opportunity and provide support for playwrights by publishing
acting editions of their plays and handling the nonprofessional
and professional leasing rights to these works.
Play Service, Inc. has grown steadily to become one of the premier
play-licensing agencies in the English-speaking theatre. Offering
an extensive list of titles, including a preponderance of the
most significant American plays of the past half-century, Dramatists
Play Service, Inc. works with thousands of theatres and supports
the theatre's vital position in contemporary life.