Deadline: Actors’ Equity Declares Strike On New Broadway Show Development

Actors’ Equity has declared a strike on all new Broadway show development with members of the Broadway League, a potentially costly move after two years of what the union is calling unsuccessful attempts to negotiate a Lab Agreement.

The Lab Agreement is the contract between Equity and the Broadway League in the development of new productions, often musicals. According to Equity, weekly salaries on the agreement have been “frozen since 2007.” READ MORE