dramaturge

(redirected from Dramatrug)

dram·a·turge

 (drăm′ə-tûrj′, drä′mə-)
n.
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.

[French, from Greek drāmatourgos : drāma, drāmat-, drama; see drama + ergon, work; see werg- in Indo-European roots. Sense 2, from German Dramaturg, from Greek drāmatourgos.]

dramaturge

(ˈdræməˌtɜːdʒ)
n
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]

dram•a•turge

or dram•a•turg

(ˈdræm əˌtɜrdʒ, ˈdrɑ mə-)

n.
a specialist in dramaturgy, esp. a consultant to a theater or opera company who advises on repertoire.
[1855–60]