Entertainment

The Tina Turner Musical
Entertainment, Features, New York

The Tina Turner Musical

The life and times of Tina Turner is engaging and foot-stomping and hands clapping musical which keeps the audience engaged.  Adrienne Warren the star of Tina-The Tina Turner Musical has the booming voice, charisma and incredible dance moves which rocks the house. Directed by Phyllida Lloyd and written Katori Hall with Frank Ketelaar and  Kees…

Michael Bloomberg: The WORST Democratic Candidate Possible
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Michael Bloomberg: The WORST Democratic Candidate Possible

Michael Bloomberg would be the worst candidate the Democrats could possibly nominate in 2020—unless they cross-endorse Donald Trump. The former New York mayor, who has begun preparations to run in the later primaries next year, has a grossly undeserved reputation as a “moderate.” His core ideology is plutocratic, that government’s primary purpose is to help…

Working Theater: Where Workers’ Voices Take Center Stage
Entertainment, Features, Municipal Government, New York

Working Theater: Where Workers’ Voices Take Center Stage

Working Theater celebrates its 35th year of producing plays for, about and with working people. It has deep connections with the labor movement, striving for positive representations of working people on its stages. Some of their most acclaimed works have been “La Ruta” which was an immersive theater experience staged entirely inside a trailer truck…

Betrayal: A Brilliantly Acted Drama of Deceit and Passion
Entertainment, Features, New York

Betrayal: A Brilliantly Acted Drama of Deceit and Passion

The latest revival of Harold Pinter’s extramarital-affair play Betrayal, at the Bernard Jacobs Theatre, stars Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Cox, and Zawe Ashton—all of whom are making their Broadway debut. The story is an intimate portrait of friends who are intertwined in a series of adulterous acts. Emma (Ashton), married to Robert (Hiddleston), had a seven-year…

A Message from the Working Theater
Entertainment, Features, New York

A Message from the Working Theater

We are very excited to announce the off-Broadway premiere of BORDER PEOPLE, written & performed by Dan Hoyle (The Block) and directed by Kel Haney. Fresh off its critically acclaimed, four extensions run at the Marsh in San Francisco, the New York run will begin off-Broadway January 25- February 23, 2020, at the AR.T./New York…

Actors’ Equity Members Ratify Contract With  Bdway  League
Entertainment, Features, Finance, Law and Politics, New York

Actors’ Equity Members Ratify Contract With Bdway League

New York, NY – Actors’ Equity Association, the national labor union representing professional actors and stage managers working in live theatre, has announced that members have voted to ratify the Production Contract with the Broadway League. “This negotiation resulted in not only great compensation increases for our members but created new terms and conditions that…

SAG-AFTRA  Convention Concludes
Entertainment, Features, Law and Politics, New York

SAG-AFTRA Convention Concludes

On October 13, 2019, the fourth SAG-AFTRA National Convention concluded. The three-day event brought together member delegates to vote on resolutions that advance the union and its mission. This year’s theme was “UNCONVENT!ONAL.” In closing remarks, SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris said, “I am so honored to have spent these last few days together with members from across…

Together, Climate Change Activists & Labor Can Make a ‘Just Transition’ Work for All
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Together, Climate Change Activists & Labor Can Make a ‘Just Transition’ Work for All

New York, NY – Climate change activists with Extinction Rebellion are conducting a series of direct, non-violent actions around town this week that could be a guaranteed game-changer if the full force of organized labor was also brought to bear.  Imagine, the impact of hardhats, teachers, transit workers and other trade unionists joining shoulder-to-shoulder with…

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