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Actors' Equity Wants to Unionize Broadway Production Assistants

Actors’ Equity Association, the national labor union representing more than 51,000 professional actors and stage managers in live theatre, has announced that it has organized the production assistants (PAs) who work as part of stage management teams on Broadway and sit-down productions produced by members of The Broadway League. 

THE ADDAMS FAMILY to be Presented at Wheelock Family Theatre

WFT@BU is thrilled to launch its 2023/24 season with spooky favorite, The Addams Family. Learn how to purchase tickets!

New Horror Play THE GOTHIC HOUR To Debut At The FLEA Theater

The Gothic Hour, a new horror play, will make its debut at the FLEA Theater in New York City. Previews start on Oct. 6th, with shows running from Oct. 11th-22nd.

Hudson Theatre Works Hosts Fall Theatre Classes Beginning Next Month

Hudson Theatre Works has announced six-week fall theatre classes beginning October 2023. Learn more about the class lineup and how to attend here!

The Green Room 42 To Present Lilli Jacobs: ALL ABOUT LOVE In October

Love comes to The Green Room 42 in October. Join Lilli Jacobs for a night of soulful music and heartfelt storytelling. Don't miss this captivating performance.

Bailey Contemporary Arts Introduces The 2023 / 2024 Artists In Residence

The City of Pompano Beach introduces the 2023/2024 Artists in Residence program at Bailey Contemporary Arts Center. Meet the talented artists and learn more about their work.

Photos: First Look at Deaf Austin Theatre's ASL Production of THE LARAMIE PROJECT; Streaming Tickets Now Available

Check out production photos from The first ever American Sign Language (ASL) and spoken English production of The Laramie Project produced by Deaf Austin Theatre (DAT) with a Deaf and Hearing Cast here!

Photos: Go Inside STUPID F*CKING BIRD Opening Night Gala at MCS Theatre

Theatre4thePeople's production of Stupid F*cking Bird by playwright Aaron Posner opened to a sold-out house on Sept. 15th at MCS Theatre. Check out photos from the gala here!

Rubicon Theatre Company to Present LIFESPAN OF A FACT, ONCE, and More in 25th Silver Anniversary Season

RUBICON THEATRE, Ventura County’s leading not-for-profit theatrical organization committed to entertaining, engaging and enriching the lives of the region’s residents and visitors through innovative live performances, has unveiled the company’s highly anticipated 25th Anniversary “Silver” Season, entitled TRULY YOURS. 

Actors' Equity Association Applauds California Bill Providing Striking Workers with Unemployment Insurance

Actors’ Equity Association has issued a statement from President Kate Shindle in response to the passage of California’s SB 799, making it the third state in which workers on strike can apply for unemployment insurance. Read the statement here!

5 cosas que debes saber sobre UNA RUBIA MUY LEGAL

En un año en el que Barbie se ha convertido en la película que más ha recaudado para Warner de la historia, parece que romper estereotipos sexistas es la nueva frontera que romper, y para que Barbie pudiera correr, UNA RUBIA MUY LEGAL comenzó su andadura como película hace 21 años y finalmente llega a Madridpara seguir subvirtiendo prejuicios a la vez que nos arranca una carcajada.

THE COLOR PURPLE Comes to the Ivoryton Playhouse This Month

Ivoryton Playhouse presents the critically acclaimed musical The Color Purple, set to captivate audiences with its powerful storytelling and unforgettable music. Learn more about the musical and how to get tickets here!

Aaron Tveit to Play The Bushnell in November

The Bushnell will present An Evening with Aaron Tveit. The charismatic Award-winning star of Broadway, television, and film will bring his singular charm and charisma to the Belding Theater for one lively evening of music on November 8, 2023. Get all the performance information here!

Theatre 4the People Opens Their 2023-2024 Season With Aaron Posner's STUPID F*CKING BIRD

​​​​​​​Theatre 4the People presents a revival of the hit show STUPID F*CKING BIRD, written by Aaron Posner and directed by Isaac Byrne.

THE THANKSGIVING PLAY Comes to Ensemble Theatre Company in October

Just in time for the holiday, Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC) presents the first show of its 2023-2024 season, the recent Broadway hit THE THANKSGIVING PLAY, written by Larissa FastHorse and directed by Brian McDonald. 

Industry Pro Newsletter: UK Theater System Faces Collapse, New Leadership at Theatre Philadelphia

As theater professionals often compare the two systems, we uncover striking similarities amid their struggles. From dwindling public funding and corporate sponsorship decline to artistic leaders leaving and a shrinking arts journalism landscape, both sides of the Atlantic are grappling with a crisis that transcends national boundaries.

Gloucester Stage to Present the World Premiere of TALL TALES FROM BLACKBURN TAVERN

Gloucester Stage Company has announced the world premiere of TALL TALES FROM BLACKBURN TAVERN, written by John Minigan and directed by Bryn Boice. The production will open on Friday, September 1, and run through September 24 at Gloucester Stage Company's historic waterfront theater.

New York DRUNK SHAKESPEARE Joins Three Other Cities to Unionize with Actors' Equity Association

Joining forces with Actors' Equity Association, New York's Drunk Shakespeare show takes a stand for fair working conditions and unionizes. Discover how this move impacts the theater industry.

PAY THE WRITER Begins Previews Sunday, August 13 With Sold-Out WGA Benefit Performance

Previews for Pay the Writer will begin this Sunday, August 13 at 7:30 PM with a sold-out performance benefiting Writers Guild of America. Due to the overwhelming support shown for the show and WGA, the producers have added two additional benefit performances on Monday, August 14 at 7:30 PM and Sunday, August 20 at 2:00 PM.

Kellie Overbey, Carmen Zilles & T. Ryder Smith to Star in Christina Masciotti's NO GOOD THINGS DWELL IN THE FLESH

Experience the riveting performances of Kellie Overbey, Carmen Zilles, and T. Ryder Smith in 'NO GOOD THINGS DWELL IN THE FLESH,' a compelling play by Christina Masciotti. Don't miss this powerful production that will leave you captivated.


Actors' Equity Association has been nominated for several prestigious awards. They have received nominations for The Helen Hayes Tribute at the Helen Hayes Awards, as well as Special Tony Awards at the Tony Awards. These nominations recognize the outstanding contributions and achievements of Actors' Equity Association in the Broadway industry. Their nominations highlight their dedication and commitment to excellence in theatrical performance.

The Actors' Equity Association has won several awards, including the Helen Hayes Tribute at the Helen Hayes Awards and the Special Tony Award at the Tony Awards.

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