The merger, of course, is with the Screen Actors Guild (SAG). The slow, plodding process has taken years and is close to fruition. And while some SAG anti-merger members might like to consider a few current obstacles as merger killers, Scott seems confident that a new union is near at
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Chicago producer Michael Leavitt and Fox Theatricals will bring a new production of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown to Broadway next spring, following an October-November shakedown at the 850-seat North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie. After closing in Skokie Nov. 22, the musical revue will ...
For the 10th time in 10 years, AFTRA's Retirement Plan boasts another round of major improvements. The increases over the last decade represent a rise in benefits in excess of 100%, according to Bruce York, AFTRA's national executive director and co-chair of the AFTRA Health & Retirement
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A new Screen Actors Guild study, "Still Missing: Latinos In and Out of Hollywood," reveals that old stereotypes and lack of understanding of Hispanic social, economic and cultural diversity are key reasons why Latinos remain one of the most underrepresented groups in television, movies, and other
As with actors, our best playwrights are often seduced by film. As little as a decade ago that seduction seemed more widespread, as the majority of actors and writers from the theatre were absorbed into Hollywood's machinery. The trend today, however, is for the best theatre artists to successfully ...
Alan Gordon, the newly named executive director of the American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA) called his 4,000-member union of opera, concert, and ballet artists "stodgy and out-of-date," and declared to Back Stage "it's my job to change that, and to make AGMA more aggressive in defense of ...