Actors’ Equity has unveiled four overarching principles needed to safely reopen theaters across the country.
A coalition of entertainment unions held a call with members of the press Wednesday to highlight the similar issues plaguing their members while theater and film productions remain suspended.
Kate Shindle has released the following statement in response to Nikki Haley's tweet, in which Haley wonders why the arts deserve aid during the COVID-19 pandemic:
Actors’ Equity and SAG-AFTRA have joined with more than a dozen unions to advocate for a tax deduction for artists in upcoming relief packages.
Members of Actors’ Equity will not return to work in the theater until the union deems it safe to do so, Equity announced Friday.
Actors’ Equity is calling on the federal government to provide health insurance subsidies to members of the entertainment community who have lost coverage due to the impact of COVID-19.
Actors’ Equity has extended its dues deadline to July 31, 2020 in light of the economic hardships facing its members.
The government’s $2 trillion stimulus package includes provisions that should help unemployed actors and other members of the theater community.
A day after reaching a payment deal for workers on Broadway, the theatrical unions and the Broadway League have reached an agreement for employees on tour.
Close to 40 members of Congress have signed a letter urging Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to include theater workers and other entertainment workers in any upcoming relief packages.
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