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Samuel French is the world's leading publisher and licensor of plays and musicals. The company's catalog features some of the most acclaimed work ever written for the stage and titles by writers at the forefront of contemporary drama. Samuel French is proud to serve as a leader in theatrical publishing and licensing, and is committed to the future by championing playwrights, innovating the industry, and celebrating all those who make theatre happen around the world.


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Samuel French Announces August Wilson Monologue Book

By Playbill.
Samuel French is releasing a new book titled Dangerous Music: The American Century Cycle Monologues. The announcement was made at the 9th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition, which was held May 1 at the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway.


 

From Musicals 101 to Mindy Kaling: 7 Things You Never Knew About Samuel French

By Theatermania.
With a publishing history that goes back to 1854, Samuel French is a company with an old soul that feels anything but old-fashioned. From uniquely famous authors to its very own app, get to know this iconic institution in a whole new (spot)light.


 

The Wilder Family and Samuel French present STAGING WILDER: —A LIVE STREAM CONVERSATION - April 24, 2017 | 7PM EST



As Hello, Dolly! returns to Broadway, The Wilder Family and Samuel French present a conversation on staging Thornton Wilder's works with directors AbiGail Adams (Peoples Light), Theater For A New Audience's Arin Arbus, the Geva Theater's Mark Cuddy, and Columbia University's Gregory Mosher.


 

Samuel French unveils Kander & Ebb’s CHICAGO for high schools


Samuel French is thrilled to announce a new musical title in their 101 School Editions Collection: Chicago (High School Edition). In partnership with iTheatrics, Samuel French unveiled the news last night at a special performance of the long-running Broadway hit, Chicago.


 

HEATHERS THE MUSICAL (HIGH SCHOOL EDITION) is now available for licensing through Samuel French


Samuel French is proud to announce that Heathers The Musical (High School Edition) is now available for licensing as part of their 101 School Editions Collection.


 

Free Tickets for Playwrights Who Can't Afford the Theatre


By Michael Paulson for the New York Times
Samuel French and the Dramatists Guild of America launch Playwrights Welcome, a program designed to offer available tickets that would otherwise go unsold to playwrights on the day of the performance, free of charge. 


 

Samuel French Awards Honors Sarah Ruhl, Keith Josef Adkins, and Kooman & Dimond


Samuel French will honor some of the theatre community’s most respected artists, activists and rising stars on Monday, October 24 when they bestow the Samuel French Awards in a private reception.


 

Culture, Gender, Race and Sexuality Are Focus of #IdentityWeek


By Adam Hetrick for Playbill
Running September 27-30, panelists include Anne Bogart, Larry Kramer, Ntozake Shange and George C. Wolfe.



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