Entertainment

Heist! A Bubbly, Engaging New Musical
Entertainment, Features, New York

Heist! A Bubbly, Engaging New Musical

Heist! is a new musical comedy that just completed a limited run at the Players Theatre in Greenwich Village. Like the classic musical Kiss Me Kate, it’s a story of a play within a play—about a group of thieves who attempt a heist of a valuable necklace by taking roles in a new Broadway production,…

SAG-AFTRA Unionize Public Radio Temp Workers
Entertainment, Features, Law and Politics, New York

SAG-AFTRA Unionize Public Radio Temp Workers

NEW YORK, N.Y. – SAG-AFTRA and New York Public Radio (NYPR) have  reached a Voluntary SAG AF Recognition Agreement which now covers all part-time, temporary and per diem media professions. The 120 full-time staff at NYPR had been represented by SAG-AFTRA since 2000.  AFTRA has been agressively unionizing professionals in the ‘gig economy’ throughout the entertainment industry. “This…

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