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Licensing Agencies

Dramatic Publishing Company (DPC) PO Box 41906, Chicago, IL, 60641, 312-545-2062. Scripts are available for purchase.

Dramatists Play Service, Inc.(DPS) 440 Park Avenue South, New York, New York 10016, (212)683-8960. Scripts are available for purchase.

Irving Berlin Music Corporation (Irving Berlin) 1290 Avenue Of The Americas, New York, New York 10019, (Although Rodgers & Hammerstein Library handle the rights to Annie Get Your Gun, the Irving Berlin Music Corporation handles the purchase of the script. Send a check to cover script cost and mailing.

Music Theatre International (MTI) 49 E 52nd Street, New York, New York 10019, (212) 975-6841. They will send up to three perusal copies of scripts and chorus books at a time

Rodgers & Hammerstein Library (R & H) 598 Madison Ave, New York, New York 10022 (212) 486-0643. They will send up to two perusal copies of scripts at a time. The only fee you pay is for the postage and handling. Most of the scores may be ordered from your local music store.

Samuel French Inc (SF) 25 West 45th Street, New York, New York 10036 (212)206-8990. Most scripts and published vocal selections may be purchased. Some scores are available for purchase and some manuscripts are only available for perusal.

Tams Witmark Music Library (TW), 560 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10022. 1-800-221-7196, (212)688-2525. They will send up to three perusal copies of scripts and scores at a time. They will bill you for the copies they send.

Theatre Maximus (MAX) Sole property is Godspell . 1650 Broadway, New York, New York, 10019, (212) 765-5913.


The Collectors Series, 51 West 52nd Street, Room 826, New York, New York 10019. (212) 975-4126.

Drama Book Shop, 723 Seventh Avenue, New York, New York 10019. (212) 944-0595. Specializing in Theatre Books.

DRG Records, 200 West 57th Street, New York, New York, 10019. (212) 582-3040.

Footlight Records, 90 third Avenue (between 12th and 13th streets), New York, New York, 10003, (212)533-1572. A store that specdializes in out of print records with a sizeable collection of Broadway show albums. the proprietor, Gene Dingenary, is extremely helpful and knowledgeable.

Half Price Music, 160 West 56Th Street, New York, New York, 10036, (212) 582-2840 Specializing in out of print music.

Lincoln Square Music, Hotel Ansonia 2109 Broadway, New York, New York, 10023, (212) 724-7370. Specializing in out of print music.

Music Exchange, 151 West 46th Street, New York, New York 10036, (212) 354-5858. Specializing in out of print music.

Music Masters, 25 West 43rd Street, New York, New York 10036, (212) 840-1958.

Original Cast Records, P.O. Box 496, georgetown, Conneticut, 06829. (203) 544-8288.

Records Ltd, 2818 West Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, California, 90006. (213) 737-2611. Specializing in out of print records.

Richard Stoddard, Out Of Print Theatre Books, 90 E 10th Street, New York, New York 10013 (212) 982-9440,

Theatre Books, Inc., 1576 Broadway-Room 312, New York, New York 10036. (212) 757-2834.


The rights to individual show tunes are usually controlled by ASCAP Or BMI. Licenses are available on an annual or per song basis.

ASCAP, 1 Lincoln Plaza, New York, New York, 10023, (212) 595-3050.

BMI, 320 West 57Th Street, New York, New York 10019, (212)


Actors Equity, 165 West 46Th Street, New York, New York 10036. (212) 869-8530. They will forward mail to members.

Dramatists Guild, 234 West 44Th Street, New York, New York, 10036. (212) 398-9366. They will forward mail to members.