New York, NY – It’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the 31st day of the government shutdown that has robbed 800,000 working Americans of their jobs — how easy it is to revile Donald J. Trump for his relentless attack on American workers, their families and so much else — but what about the…
“Network” is an iconic work of art which won the academy awards in 1976 this is Paddy Chayefsky’s finest screen play. This new paly was adopted for Broadway by writer Lee Hall. The show was directed by Ivo Van Hive. Mr. Cranston nails the role of Howard Beale who roars the memorable _”I am mad…
New York, NY – This week, the Actors’ Equity Association (AEA), which represents stage performers here in NYC, called for a strike and issued a “Do Not Work” order. This comes after two years of attempts to negotiate a new contract with the Broadway League, which represents producers and theater owners, among others.
Editor’s Note: The following article appeared at Solon.com and is posted here courtesy of the author. It is hard to understate the utter disdain and contempt being shown by President Donald Trump toward the 800,000 federal workers whose lives he has upended with the government shutdown.
CHICAGO, Ill.—The Onion has a union contract. The creative staff at the humor publication and its sister sites, including The A/V Club and Clickhole, overwhelmingly ratified their first collective bargaining agreement, the Writers Guild of America, East announced Dec. 20.
New York, NY — LaborPress recently held its annual Leadership Awards Reception in midtown Manhattan. The honorees included Angelo Angelone, president, New York Concrete Workers District Council, LiUNA, Rebecca Damon, president, New York Local, SAG-AFTRA, Kim Medina, executive director, District Council 1707, AFCSME, Michael Smith, president, Local 810, IBT, and Patricia White, president, Local 764, IATSE….
“The Prom” has nothing to do with teenagers in High School but middle aged folks. The Prom features Broadway veterans who are at the top of their game in this entertaining musical comedy. Casey Nicholaw adeptly directs and choreographs the show which features a book by Chad Begueln (who also wrote the lyrics) and Bob…
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Katie Forss has wanted to be a Rockette ever since three sisters from her hometown of Edmonton, Alberta, who had joined the legendary Radio City troupe came to her high school to teach a dance class.
WASHINGTON—Will Democratic gains in the November elections lead to the repeal of so-called “right to work” laws banning the union shop?
The Lifespan of a Fact is a timely play about the power of “alternative facts” and what happens in a society where people play fast and loose with the truth. Written by playwrights Jeremy Kereken, David Murrell and Gordon Farrell, it’s based on the seven-year dispute between magazine writer John D’Agata and fact-checker Jim Fingal….