Dramaturgy is the art of dramatic composition and the representation of the main elements of drama on the stage. The word dramaturgy was coined by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. Dramaturgy is a distinct practice separate from play writing and directing, although a single individual may perform any combination of the three. Some dramatists combine writing and dramaturgy when creating a drama. Others work with a specialist, called a dramaturg, to adapt a work for the stage.
Alexander Gross A discussion about dramaturgy and dramaturges.
Alexander Gross An example of dramaturgical notes for a production.
Alexander Gross Another example of dramaturgical notes for a production.
Dramaturgy Northwest Answers to the questions what is dramaturgy and what is a dramaturg?
John Lutterbie A useful insight on the life of a dramaturge.
Tara Burt A student’s perspective on dramaturgy.