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Review of “Bandstand”

May 6, 2017 
By Dr. Leonard H. Golubchick LaborPress Entertainment Editor

The Musical Swings and is Hot

“Bandstand” is a wonderful musical production which first played the Paper Mill Playhouse. The show is somewhat like Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland musicals in” let’s put on a show”. 

Review of “ Indecent”

April 30, 2017 
By Dr. Leonard H. Golubchick LaborPress Entertainment Editor

Indecent” is based upon a play by Sholom Asch’s 1923 play “God of Vengeance”. On the opening night in 1923 the scandalous play (based upon the mores of the time) witnessed the cast and the producer being arrested on obscenity charges based upon the first kiss between two women on the Broadway stage. 

Screenwriters Union Authorizes Strike

April 29, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Los Angeles, CA - Members of the Writers Guild of America voted overwhelmingly Apr. 24 to authorize a strike if the union can’t negotiate a contract with major Hollywood studios and broadcast-TV networks.

EarthDay Protests

April 27, 2017
By Dr. Leonard H. Golubchick LaborPress Entertainment Editor

New York Saturday April 22, 2017 Thousands March to Save the Earth The drizzle did not deter over  50,000 Americans exercising their civil right to protest.

IATSE Makes the Magic Happen

April 24, 2017 
By Silver Krieger

New York, NY – The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, Its Territories and Canada, also known as IATSE, has been the moving force behind the entertainment industry for well over 100 years.

Reality-TV Writers Stage One-Day Strike

April 23, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

New York, NY - About 200 reality-show writers staged a one-day strike in New York Apr. 12 as part of an organizing campaign by the Writers Guild of America, East.

Review of “Groundhog Day”

April 21, 2017 
By Dr. Leonard H. Golubchick LaborPress Entertainment Editor

Exhilarating as the Day Goes Round and Round    

“Ground Hog Day” is the musical adaptation of the 1993 movie. The creative team which brought us ‘Matilda the Musical” brings us a wonderful experience as the star Andy Karl playing a cynical weatherman.

Unions React to President Eliminating Arts Funding

April 13, 2017  
By Jerry Cohen, LaborPress USA

American Federation of Musicians joined 11 other arts and entertainment unions in sending a letter to Congress opposing President Donald Trump’s proposed elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), and privatization of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB).

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