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Review of “ Bright Star” at the Cort Theater
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Review of “ Bright Star” at the Cort Theater

March 31, 2016 By Dr. Leonard Golubchck, LaborPress Entertainment Editor New York, NY – Bright Star is a new musical featuring Bluegrass Music with book and lyrics by Steve Martin and music and lyrics by Edie Brickell. The show moves quickly under the creative direction of Walter Bobbie. The lead first time on Broadway) is…

Review of “ She Loves Me” at the Roundabout Theater
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Review of “ She Loves Me” at the Roundabout Theater

March 28, 2016 By Dr. Leonard Golubchck, LaborPress Entertainment Editor New York, NY – The Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick revival of “She Loves Me” is an intimate, stellar and warmhearted theatrical presentation which is brought to life by the creators of “Fiddler On the Roof”.  This is a musical gem which guarantees that you…

SAG-AFTRA Announces New Executive Director
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SAG-AFTRA Announces New Executive Director

March 24, 2016 By John Quinn, LaborPress USA  Seattle, Washington – SAG-AFTRA has announced the hiring of Shellea Allen as its Seattle Local executive director and administrator for the Portland Local. Shellea  will oversee the union’s day-to-day business in the Pacific Northwest.

Opposition Grows to Altice’s Purchase of Cablevision
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Opposition Grows to Altice’s Purchase of Cablevision

March 22, 2016 By Stephanie West  Long Island, NY – As the public awareness increases of Altice’s plan to purchase Cablevision, there is growing concern across Long Island and the rest of the region. More questions are being raised as to how the company intends to serve the public interest in light of its stated…

KCBS-AM Staff Joins SAG-AFTRA
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KCBS-AM Staff Joins SAG-AFTRA

March 21, 2016 By John Quinn, LaborPress USA  San Francisco, California – All Staff at KCBS-AM based in San Francisco have voted to join SAG-AFTRA. The station is all news all the time and is very popular in California. The union had represented editors at the station and now represents writers and newsroom assistants as…

NFL Players Union Foils Owner’s Workers-Comp Scam
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NFL Players Union Foils Owner’s Workers-Comp Scam

March 20, 2016 By Steven Wishnia  St Louis, Missouri – When Rams owner Stan Kroenke announced he was moving the NFL team from St. Louis to Los Angeles, he wanted to leave one thing behind: He wanted the players to continue being covered by Missouri’s workers’ compensation laws, which are significantly stingier than California’s.

Review of “Disaster”, at the Nederlander Theater,
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Review of “Disaster”, at the Nederlander Theater,

March 19, 2016 By Dr. Leonard Golubchck, LaborPress Entertainment Editor  New York, NY – Disaster is a musical comedy that spoofs the disaster movies of the 1970’s. When we add 30 pop hits from that eera ( I am woman, daybreak, Alone again, Naturally, Hot Stuff, Don’t Bring me Down, and sighned Sealed and Deliver,…

Review of “ Blackbird” at the Belasco
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Review of “ Blackbird” at the Belasco

March 13, 2016 By Dr. Leonard Golubchck, LaborPress Entertainment Editor  New York, NY-  Blackbird stars Jeff Daniels and Michele Williams and was written by David Harrower. Joe Mantello Directed this play which transferred from off Broadway. This is an intense and disturbing drama concerning Una (Michelle Williams) who at twelve years old meets a forty…

Review of “ Eclipsed”, at the Golden Theater
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Review of “ Eclipsed”, at the Golden Theater

March 12, 2016 By Dr. Leonard Golubchck, LaborPress Entertainment Editor New York, NY – Eclipsed playing at the Golden Theater stars academy award actress Lupita Nyongo ( 12 years a slave) is one of  a Liberian’s warlords wife who is a captive and lives  in virtual slavery. This is a poignant play written by playwright…

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