Broadway.News: Actors' Equity Negotiates for Profit-sharing In Developmental Lab Agreement

Actors' Equity has launched a social media campaign and petition calling for changes to the developmental lab agreement as the union begins negotiations with The Broadway League.

The Equity lab agreement, used during the development of new works, was first created 11 years ago and has not been updated since. In the new agreement, Equity members are asking for higher weekly salaries — as the rates are unchanged since the agreement’s creation — as well as profit participation and guaranteed rehearsal time ahead of a full production. READ MORE