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The Broadway League and Actors’ Equity Association Reach Agreement
Posted by: Official_Press_Release 06:15 pm EST 02/08/19
In reply to: Actors’ Equity Association and the Broadway League Reach Historic Agreement to End Show Development Strike - Official_Press_Release 05:13 pm EST 02/08/19

The Broadway League and Actors’ Equity Association Reach Agreement

The Broadway League and its coordinated bargaining partners are pleased to announce that a long-term agreement with the Actors’ Equity Association has been reached regarding compensation and rules related to work performed before a production comes to Broadway.

“We are happy that we were able to successfully restructure the previous pre-production agreements,” said Charlotte St. Martin, President of the Broadway League. “We are thrilled that our producers can now go back to the important work of developing the best theatre in the world.”

The current strike is over and all pre-production work sessions will be resumed.


THE BROADWAY LEAGUE (Charlotte St. Martin, President), founded in 1930, is the national trade association for the Broadway industry. The League’s 700-plus members include theatre owners and operators, producers, presenters, and general managers who present in nearly 200 markets in North America. Each year, League members bring Broadway to nearly 30 million people in New York and on tour across the U.S. and Canada. The Broadway League has recently added a new category for International membership to collaborate with professionals from around the world who produce and present Broadway quality theatre. The Broadway League annually co-presents the Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards®, one of the most coveted awards in the entertainment industry.

Key League programs and resources include: Kids’ Night on Broadway®, The Jimmy® Awards, Stars in the Alley®, Internet Broadway Database® (ibdb.com), Broadway.org, SpotlightonBroadway.com, Commercial Theater Institute (with Theatre Development Fund), as well as numerous conferences and forums for our members. Broadway Bridges™, with the support of the New York City Department of Education and the United Federation of Teachers, is aimed at giving every New York City public high school student the opportunity to see a Broadway show before graduation. TheatreAccessNYC (co-produced with TDF) is the one-stop website of accessible Broadway performances for theatregoers with disabilities. Families.Broadway is the League’s site for family friendly offers and pricing.

Broadway.org is the League’s official on-line headquarters for Broadway in NYC, on tour, and internationally. For more information visit BroadwayLeague.com, or follow @BroadwayLeague on Twitter and visit us at Facebook.com/BroadwayLeague.

Broadway theatres are filled with an exciting array of new and classic musicals and plays, providing the perfect experience for every audience. Great seats are available at every price point and are easy to buy online, by phone, or in person at theatre box offices. It’s always the perfect time to see a show. Broadway performs every day of the week at multiple curtain times to accommodate every schedule.
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