Musical Theatre & Cabaret Professional Organizations
AMERICAN THEATER WING
250 W. 57th Street
New York, NY 10109
Founded in 1917, this organization presents the Tony Awards and a wide variety of programs, seminars, and scholarships, particularly in community service.
THE DRAMATISTS GUILD
1501 Broadway, Suite 701
New York, NY 10036
Tel: (212) 398-9366 / Fax: (212) 944-0420
A professional organization for playwrights and lyricists, which develops standard contracts for commercial and non-commercial productions of new plays, and provides opportunities for networking and presents monthly lectures. The organization provides several publications, including The Dramatists Guild Quarterly, The Dramatists Guild Newsletter, an Annual Resource Directory, and an Annual Directory of Institutional Theaters (see above).
MANHATTAN ASSOCIATION OF CABARETS AND CLUBS
PO Box 20113 West Village Sta
New York, NY 10014
The Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs is a not-for-profit organization that presents an annual awards show; "Performers Seminars" on many aspects of performing, writing and producing; and also co-produces with ASCAP the "Songwriters Showcases," spotlighting new songwriting and performing talent. The organization also produces a newsletter, MAC News, as well as a mailing list of performers wanting new songs.
SONGWRITERS HALL OF FAME
600 Madison Avenue, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10022
Tel: (212) 957-9230 / Fax: (212) 751-1515
The Songwriters Hall Of Fame is a membership association that sponsors quarterly showcases and workshops. The organization also includes The National Academy Of Popular Music.