Tag: Theatre

Why Are Theater Workers Marching On Broadway?

Years of low wages, exploitation, and abuse have led theater workers to demand their unions, after having long ignored them, start protecting them. On Thursday, April 22, theater workers in New York City are marching on the national headquarters of the union to demand accountability and change.

Why Hamilton Is the Most Right-Wing Musical on Broadway

In the midst of a movement against systemic racism, Disney has released a filmed version of the musical Hamilton. But when one looks past its diverse cast and enjoyable score, it becomes clear that Hamilton glamorizes slave owners.

The Invisible Working Class of Broadway: Quotes from Workers Impacted by the Broadway Shutdown

On March 12, Broadway essentially shut down after Governor Andrew Cuomo banned gatherings of more than 500 people. Smaller theaters are now required to seat at half capacity. How will this affect the hundreds of workers who keep NYC’s theatre industry running? Here are reports from five artists about how the shutdown will affect themselves and their coworkers.

Why Are Theater Workers Marching On Broadway?

Years of low wages, exploitation, and abuse have led theater workers to demand their unions, after having long ignored them, start protecting them. On Thursday, April 22, theater workers in New York City are marching on the national headquarters of the union to demand accountability and change.

Why Hamilton Is the Most Right-Wing Musical on Broadway

In the midst of a movement against systemic racism, Disney has released a filmed version of the musical Hamilton. But when one looks past its diverse cast and enjoyable score, it becomes clear that Hamilton glamorizes slave owners.

The Invisible Working Class of Broadway: Quotes from Workers Impacted by the Broadway Shutdown

On March 12, Broadway essentially shut down after Governor Andrew Cuomo banned gatherings of more than 500 people. Smaller theaters are now required to seat at half capacity. How will this affect the hundreds of workers who keep NYC’s theatre industry running? Here are reports from five artists about how the shutdown will affect themselves and their coworkers.