dramaturge(redirected from Dramatrug)
1. A writer or adapter of plays; a playwright.
2. often dram·a·turg (-tûrg′) A person who is employed by a theatrical or opera company to assist in researching, selecting, adapting, or interpreting scripts or libretti.
1. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) Also called: dramaturgist a dramatist, esp one associated with a particular company or theatre
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) Also called: dramaturg a literary adviser on the staff of a theatre, film corporation, etc, whose responsibilities may include selection and editing of texts, liaison with authors, preparation of printed programmes, and public relations work
[C19: probably from French, from Greek dramatourgos playwright, from drama + ergon work]
or dram•a•turg(ˈdræm əˌtɜrdʒ, ˈdrɑ mə-)
a specialist in dramaturgy, esp. a consultant to a theater or opera company who advises on repertoire.