Below is a list of 12 literary agencies that accept submissions from playwrights.


Access Artiste Management LtdRepresents a diverse and acclaimed roster of talent in every current and emerging area of entertainment, including Actors, Dancers, Singers, Actor-Musicians, Musical Directors, Directors, Choreographers, Composers, Writers and Playwrights.London
Gurman Agency LLCTheatrical literary agency representing playwrights, composers, lyricists, directors, designers around the world.n/s
ICM PartnersRepresents a diverse group of writers, composers, directors, choreographers, and designers.LA, NYC, DC, London
International Performing Rights LtdLiterary agency representing only foreign authors, playwrights, film and television writers. Specialises in selling the rights to foreign plays, musicals as well as theatrical adaptation rights for film and book.London
MadCatch EntertainmentManagement company representing some of the most amazing theatrically trained actors, singers and writers in the Los Angeles, and NY area.Los Angeles, California
Paradigm Talent AgencyRepresents playwrights, directors, set designers and choreographers.West Hollywood, California
Robert A. Freedman Dramatic Agency, Inc.A boutique, independent agency representing playwrights, composers, lyricists and a select group of film and television writers.NYC
Sheil Land AssociatesRepresents playwrights, film and TV writers (including animation and children’s), documentary makers and directors, radio and TV presenters.London
The Curtis Brown GroupA world-renowned literary agency representing leading screen writers, directors, producers, playwrights, and writer-performers.London
The Rohm AgencyProvides literary representation and management for a wide range of authors including novelists, journalists, politicians, scientists, business leaders, screenwriters, filmmakers and playwrights.New York
United AgentsRepresents playwrights, screenwriters, directors, composers and producers.London
Washington Square FilmsRepresents an international roster of actors, directors and writers in the worlds of film, television and theater.New York & Los Angeles
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