Broadway World: Actors' Equity Members and League of Resident Theatres Ratify New Agreement

Actors' Equity Association and the League of Resident Theatres have ratified a new four-and-a-half-year agreement.

Key provisions of the contract include meaningful salary increases and growth in all three job categories: chorus, principals and stage managers. The new agreement also widens equity, diversity and inclusion protections, including regarding hair styling and costuming, and expands protection surrounding bullying, discrimination and harassment. The contract also expands flexibility in media and community outreach, enabling theatres to rebuild and grow audiences. The contract also creates additional opportunities for the development of new artistic work at LORT houses.