The productions impacted include 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' 'West Side Story,' 'The Iceman Cometh' and 'The Lehman Trilogy,' with the nondisclosure agreement release effective immediately.
"They should all be union," said Actors’ Equity executive director Alvin Vincent, Jr. as the guild takes a closer look at the relationship between the Broadway producers and non-union touring producers.
In its third-ever diversity and inclusion hiring bias report, Actors' Equity found "incremental progress" compared to previous studies but overall concluded that "the rate of change is glacial."
Industry members talk New York's billion-dollar theater industry, how COVID changed the culture and why Broadway's return to "normal" may take years.
Despite COVID-19 cases surging in Florida, the Magic Kingdom Park and Disney's Animal Kingdom Park will reopen in less than 24 hours.
The conglomerate responded that it was "exercising our right" to reopen without the union performers.
The union's model standards could help the film and television industry, as well.
Their goal: restore tax deductions for unreimbursed business expenses, which can be quite large, even for working- and middle-class personnel.
The actors and stage managers' union urged members to contact their regional office if asked to work again in less than a month amid the coronavirus outbreak.
The union, which represents actors and stage managers, has extended the traditional May deadline for spring dues to July 31.
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