All performances before an audience are
subject to royalty. Royalty prices quoted are intended for K-12
schools with a standard curriculum only. The school must purchase
a cast quantity of scripts, provide performance information, submit
a completed application (if royalties are not quoted),
and make arrangements for rental materials when required. All
other producing groups MUST submit a completed royalty application,
purchase a cast quantity of scripts, obtain written permission,
and make arrangements for rental materials when required. Federal
law provides severe civil and criminal penalties for the unauthorized
alteration, reproduction, distribution, or exhibition of copyrighted
materials. Photocopying of materials is strictly prohibited. Performance
rights are subject to restriction and availability limitations.
No one is authorized to quote or receive royalties for our plays
other than ourselves and our representatives in the United Kingdom,
New Zealand and Australia.
Billing and Credit Requirements:
All producers of the Play must give credit
to the Author(s) of the Play in all programs distributed in connection
with performances of the Play and in all instances in which the title
of the Play appears for purposes of advertising, publicizing or otherwise
exploiting the Play and/or a production. The name of the Author(s) must
also appear on a separate line, on which no other name appears, immediately
following the title, and must appear in size
of type not less than fifty percent the size of the title type.
On all programs this notice should appear:
"Produced by special arrangement
THE DRAMATIC PUBLISHING COMPANY of Woodstock, Illinois"
Rental and perusal materials
are the property of Dramatic Publishing. Ultimately, all rented/perused
materials MUST be returned to our office.
One perusal copy of the piano score may be examined for 10 days
by an organization possessing no more than a single reading script.
Any perusal score not returned by the due date specified on the
invoice will be subject to replacement and late fees of note less
Rented Scores: A $100.00* security
deposit is required under the following conditions: if a cast
quantity of scripts has been purchased; if the individual requesting
the perusal score is not affiliated with a school/organization;
if the perusal score is kept for eventual production. Once the
deposit has been paid, you may use the music for up to 10 weeks
prior to your first performance. (Longer rental periods are
available upon request for an additional fee.) The music
scores must be returned upon completion of your production. If
piano and vocals only are used, the rental fee may be reduced.
Any music rental package not returned by the due date on the invoice
will be subject to a replacement fee of not less than $750.00.
Accompaniment Tapes/CDs (not
available on every title): A $100.00*
security deposit is required prior to shipping. The tape/CD
must be returned
upon completion of your production or the end of your perusal
Audition Tapes/CDs (not
available on every title): A security
deposit is required prior to shipping. Tapes/CDs are on loan for 10
All shipping and
handling fees are paid by the customer.
Returning rented/perused materials:
Items MUST be returned via insured shipping method. Consult the
front of the invoice for the insured value and due date.
Merchandise, shipping, and handling
costs are due in 30 days.
Royalty and Rental Fees
are due 10 days prior to your first performance. If you need
a paid receipt for competition, remit your royalty check 30 days
prior to your first performance.
Security Deposits are
due before music scores, accompaniment tapes, or audition tapes
can be shipped.
Accounts deemed past due by the publisher
will be subject to penalties and late fees.
Terms for video, broadcast, or professional productions,
when available, are on application.
All merchandise sales are
final. No returns are accepted. Plays cannot be sent on approval.
All prices are in U.S. dollars.