Dramatists Guild Announces DGF Writers Alliance Grants

The inaugural grants will support playwrights and the production of new works at theatres across the country.

NEW YORK CITY: The Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) has announced the recipients of its inaugural DGF Writers Alliance Grants. The grants will provide $5,000 to support a nonprofit theatre’s production of a new work, and an additional $5,000 will be awarded to the writer or writing teams being produced.

“After 55 years of giving to nonprofit theatres, our board has restructured our former Theater Grant program into the Writers Alliance Grants,” said DGF executive director Rachel Routh in a statement. “These awards honor our commitment to nonprofit theatres and give direct funds to the writers enriching their communities across the country. We believe that by honoring theatres with outstanding commitment to both the writers’ work and livelihood, we are doing our part to highlight the writers’ essential role in the creation of theatere”

Bekah Brunstetter.

The selected playwrights, writing teams, and theatre companies are: