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‘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...

Michael Jackson musical cancels Chicago engagement

The Michael Jackson musical will no longer premiere in Chicago. The musical, which had planned a world premiere in Chicago from Oct. 29 to Dec....

Actors’ Equity reaches agreement on lab contract, ends strike

Actors’ Equity and the Broadway League have reached an agreement to replace the lab contract, ending the strike that began 33 days ago. The new...

Actors’ Equity starts fund for actors, stage managers as strike continues

Actors’ Equity has approved a fund for members who may lose out on work during the strike against developmental work, according to a letter...

‘Farewell My Concubine’ reading moves forward amid strike

A staged reading of “Farewell My Concubine” is moving forward during the Equity strike against developmental work because its producers are not part of...

Presentation of ‘Chasing Rainbows’ goes on with modified contract

Amid the Equity strike against developmental work, industry presentations are still occurring, though under altered contract terms. One such presentation, “Chasing Rainbows: the Road...

Equity strike expands to include non-Equity actors

Actors' Equity has expanded its strike against developmental work to include actors working to gain membership in Equity. The strike, which began Monday, originally barred...

Australian arts and entertainment union issues support for Equity

The Australian Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance, the union that represents actors, journalists, dancers, orchestral performers and more, says it "stands in solidarity" with...

Theatrical unions show support for Equity strike

A day after Actors’ Equity announced a strike against developmental work produced by the Broadway League, theatrical unions have voiced support for their efforts. On...

Actors’ Equity bars members from participating in new developmental work

Actors’ Equity has barred its members from participating in any developmental work on new shows with the Broadway League. The strike comes as Equity has...

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...