Bridgeport, Connicticut – In its manufacturing heyday, Bridgeport had a number of industrial hubs. The area where Jenkins Valves, Underwood and several other factories stood in the general vicinity of the Ballpark at Harbor Yards and Webster Bank Arena was one such hub.
M Butterfly, at the Cort Theatre, is a revival of David Henry Hwang’s Tony-award-winning play. British actor Clive Owen stars in his return to Broadway. Julie Taymor is the director, with sets by Paul Steinberg, costumes by Constance Hoffman, sound by Will Pickens, and lighting by Donald Holder.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif.—The two main unions representing “below the line” film crew and support workers have both denounced sexual harassment in the aftermath of the sexual-assault allegations against director Harvey Weinstein.
Time and the Conways, starring Downton Abbey lead Elizabeth McGovern, is J.B. Priestley’s 1937 drawing-room play about a well-to-do family in post-World War I England. The first act takes place circa 1919, the second takes us forward to 1937, and the third act returns to 1919.
BALTIMORE, Md.—Table-games dealers at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore will get raises of at least 10% in their income before tips under their first union contract, the National Gaming Workers’ Coalition announced Oct. 19.
New York, NY – Jazz in the afternoon kicks off on Thursday evening, October 12th from 5:00 to 6:30pm. The event is taking place at Local 802 “Club Room” 322 West 48th Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues, First Floor. Top NYC jazz musicians play iconic film music—from Star Wars, Jaws, Gone with the Wind, 2001: A Space Odyssey,…
The theater version of A Clockwork Orange, at New World Stages, is a haunting and violent production based upon Anthony Burgess’ 1962 novel and Stanley Kubrick’s classic 1971 film adaptation of it.
Last night on Blue Collar Buzz we heard the national report from Worker Independent News correspondent, Doug Cunningham. Doug is a man for whom I have an immeasurable amount of respect. He is a man of principle, a top notch journalist, and someone I am proud to call my friend. On more occasions than I…
Los Angeles, Calif.—The National Labor Relations Board has charged the Miami-based SpanisBroadcasting System with illegally firing seven workers in retaliation for union activity—but that doesn’t mean they’re about to get their jobs back.
Brooklyn, NY – Six months spent striking against Charter Spectrum’s efforts to cut vital healthcare coverage and pension benefits has left employees of the telecommunication giant battling the blues and scrambling to make ends meet — but determined trade unionists marching over the Brooklyn Bridge this week, say they will continue the fight for a…