Broadway.News: ‘The Heart of Rock and Roll’ Moves Forward Under New Developmental Contract

“The Heart of Rock and Roll,” a musical featuring the songs of Huey Lewis and the News, begins developmental work Monday as one of the first shows to do so under the new contract with Actors’ Equity. 

Lead producer Tyler Mitchell and the team behind the musical had held onto the dates of their February lab, amid the Actors’ Equity strike against developmental work produced by members of the Broadway League. The strike ended on Feb. 8, with a new contract for developmental work that includes profit-sharing for participants in work sessions that last from two to eight weeks and an increased weekly minimum salary. READ MORE