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.