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    Posted December 20, 2012

Boston Area Annual
Membership Meeting

Monday, January 21st, 2013

The Lyric Stage Company
140 Clarendon Street, Boston

Doors Open at 6:30 pm
General Membership Meeting begins at 7:00 p.m. and will finish before 10 pm

Cash bar will be open at the conclusion of the business portion of the meeting.

MBTA connection: Green Line to Copley (walk up Boylston to Clarendon) or Orange Line to Back Bay (exit Clarendon Street side). The Lyric is in the YWCA Building on the corner of Clarendon and Stuart Streets. Nearby parking lots & on-street parking.

Invited Visitors from National Staff and Council include:

  • Nick Wyman, AEA President
  • Thomas Carpenter, Eastern Regional Director, Assistant Executive Director
  • Flora Stamatiades, National Director, Organizing & Special Projects Director

Highlights of This Year's Meeting and Guest Speaker

The NEAT Contract and the theatres that use it provide the bulk of work weeks for our Boston area membership. As always, we welcome feedback about your experience with contracts here in New England, especially the NEAT theatre. Negotiations will begin in 2014 and it is never too early to solicit input on what is working well and what needs improvement.

Door Prize: Everyone who attends will be entered in a drawing to win a free copy of AEA's Centennial coffee table book, PERFORMANCE OF THE CENTURY, by Robert Simonson, with a forward by AEA President Nick Wyman.

Agenda Items for this Meeting Will Include:

  • Introduction of the Liaison Committee and Equity Staff
  • Remarks by the Liaison, and remarks and presentations by Staff Members
  • Reminders re: National and Liaison Area Web Pages, Local e-blast sign-up
  • Selection of Liaison Committee Members
  • New Business
  • Guest Speaker
  • Drawing for Door Prize
  • End-of-meeting schmoozing with Cash Bar!

To attend this meeting you must show proof of membership paid up through November 1, 2012. New members: Bring an Equity Contract if you don't yet have a membership card.

For information about this meeting, call Michael Dell'Orto at (603)-654-2508 or e-mail him at Please do not call The Lyric Stage!!

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Save the Date:

Boston Membership Meeting
Monday, January 21
Doors Open at 6:30 PM, Meeting Beginning at 7:00 PM
The Lyric Stage
140 Clarendon Street
Boston, MA

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