and stock acting rights to all the works found in our catalog
are controlled exclusively by DRAMATIC PUBLISHING without whose
permission in writing no performance may be given. Royalty fees
are given in our current catalog and are subject to change without
notice. These fees apply only to grades K-12. All other organizations
must complete a Royalty Application
. A royalty must be paid every time a play is performed regardless
of whether it is presented for profit and whether admission is
charged. A play is performed any time it is acted before an audience.
All inquiries concerning amateur and stock rights should be addressed
311 Washington Street, Woodstock,
Phone: (815) 338-7170 Fax: (815) 338-8981
Authors earn their living from the royalties they receive from
book sales and from the performance of their work. Conscientious observance of copyright
law is not only ethical, it encourages authors to continue their creative work. This work
is fully protected by copyright. No alterations, deletions or substitutions may be made in
the work without the prior written consent of the publisher. No part of this work may be
reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including
photocopying, recording, videotape, film, or any information storage and retrieval system,
without permission in writing from the publisher. It may not be performed either by
professionals or amateurs without payment of royalty. All rights including but not limited
to the professional, motion picture, radio, television, videotape, foreign language,
tabloid, recitation, lecturing, publication, and reading are reserved.
Publishing's perusal policy allows the customer to view a score
before making the costly decision to purchase a cast quantity
of scripts. Our perusal policy is as follows:
copy of the piano score may be examined by an organization possessing
no more than a single reading script. Upon receipt, the piano
score may be previewed free of charge for 10 days. (You are
responsible for all shipping and handling charges.) Any perusal
score not returned by the due date stated on your invoice will
be subject to replacement and late fees of not less than $50.00.
choose to keep the perusal score for production, several details
must be addressed. First, the date of your production must be
within the 10-week time period for which the music is rented.
We must receive a security deposit. Only a check, money order,
Visa or MasterCard will be accepted as a deposit. The next step
is to notify us that you have a perusal score that you will be
keeping for your production, ordering your cast set of scripts
and confirming your rental package.
step is to complete the royalty quotation application and email,
fax, or mail it to Dramatic Publishing. (Please allow a minimum
of 5 business to process due to the volume of requests.)
Provided that the rights are available and there is no problem
with the application, you will be notified by mail with either
a quote(cast set of scripts has not been obtained) or a
license(cast set of scripts is in your possession). If
approval cannot be granted, Dramatic Publishing will contact you
by phone to inform you of the specific problems and work with
you to meet your needs.
and music rental fees are due 10 days prior to your first performance.
After your production is over you must return all the rental
materials that were shipped to you (via insured method), along
with a copy of the packing slip and/or invoice. Please make sure
you include the correct billing address. Customers returning material
from an address other than their billing address may not have
their account properly credited. Any music package not returned
by the due date stated on your invoice will be subject to a replacement
fee of not less than $750.00.