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A Time for Unity and A Time to Give Thanks

November 24, 2016 
By Leonard Golubchck, LaborPress Entertainment Editor

As we enter the Thanksgiving Season we should be able to give thanks and to think of the concepts that unite us as Americans.

Review of “ Les Liaisons Dangereuses” a Donmar Warehouse production at the Booth Theater

November 24, 2016 
By Leonard Golubchck, LaborPress Entertainment Editor

New York, NY - “Les Liasisons Dangereuses” is a play adapted by Christopher from a 1782 novel by Choerlos De Laclos starring Live Schreiber and Janet McTeer who both give outstanding portrayals of seductive lovers.

Setting Up the Magic: Radio City’s Carpenters

November 24, 2016 
By Leonard Golubchck, LaborPress Entertainment Editor

How do you get a double-decker bus into the theater at Radio City? Who does the groundwork that enables the audience to enjoy exciting moments during the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, including setting up scenery that’s almost four stories tall? That’s all part of the job for the theater’s 23 carpenters, members of Local 1 of the International Association of Theatrical and Stage Employees.

Review of “Christmas spectacular starring the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall”

November 22, 2016 
By Leonard Golubchck, LaborPress Entertainment Editor

New York, NY - The “Christmas Spectacular; starring the Rockettes”  opened at Radio City Music Hall on November 11  2016 and runs until January 2, 2017. This is a show for children of all ages from 5 to 95.

Radio City Annual Christmas Spectacular – LaborPress Special Feature

November 21, 2016 
Radio City is a landmark in New York City’s entertainment world. Opened in 1932, it was then the largest indoor theatre in the world. The annual Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes, first produced in 1933, is seen by more than 1 million people during the holiday season, and the 5,910-seat theatre is also home to the annual Tony awards and has been the scene of some legendary concerts. Over the next several weeks, LaborPress will be running a series of articles spotlighting the hundreds of workers onstage and backstage—stagehands, actors, wardrobe workers, musicians, sound technicians, the Rockettes, and more—whose labor makes Radio City what it is.

Radio City: What It Takes to Run America’s Spectacular Showplace

November 21, 2016 

By Steven Wishnia

New York, NY - Putting on Radio City’s annual Christmas Spectacular takes an incredible amount of work. “America’s #1 Holiday Show,” which opened Nov. 11 and will run through Jan. 2, has a cast of 150, including singers, musicians, and the Radio City Rockettes, and a stage crew of more than 250 workers.

Actors Equity Association Continues Contract Negotiations for Off Broadway

November 15, 2016 
By Leonard Golubchck, LaborPress Entertainment Editor

New York, NY - Actors Equity Association is currently negotiating a new agreement with Off-Broadway theater owners. The current contract expired on November 6, 2016. The pay increase that is being negotiated is for actors and stage managers are to enable this class of union members to obtain a living wage.

Movie Production Creates NY Jobs

November 12, 2016 
By Stephanie West

Albany, NY - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. have announced Ocean's 8, the latest installment of the blockbuster Ocean’s series, is filming in New York State.

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