This theater game was in deadly earnest.
The various safety protocols were released as both new and returning shows enter rehearsals.
Broadway will be back — but the longstanding question had been how.
Key provisions of the agreement include: Improved HVAC standards, weekly testing for employees and more.
What will the union’s new Open Access mean for the theatre industry? Here’s our stab at an explainer.
The bill would update the bipartisan Qualified Performing Artist (QPA) deduction, which was originally signed into law by President Ronald Reagan.
Hackney first joined Equity in 2008 as a business representative. She also has a theatre background as an actor and director.
The Open Access membership policy will also make it easier for former members of Equity to rejoin the union.
Theater actors will now have an easier time becoming a member of Actors’ Equity Association: The union has announced that it will now open membership to any actor or stage manager who has worked professionally in the United States.
Gov. Gavin Newsom and fellow Democrats responded to strong lobbying from small nonprofit theaters to support their reopening.
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