Broadway World: Actors' Equity Association Thanks California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon For His Service, Welcomes Robert Rivas

Actors' Equity Association, the national labor union representing more than 51,000 professional actors and stage managers in live theatre, has issued the following statement from Executive Director Al Vincent, Jr. in response to the news that Assemblymember Robert Rivas will succeed Anthony Rendon as California speaker of the Assembly:

"On behalf of the thousands of California members of Actors' Equity Association, we wish to express our deepest gratitude to Speaker Anthony Rendon for his dedicated service, unwavering support, and unparalleled passion for the live arts. His steadfast commitment has significantly advanced the creative arts economy, leaving an indelible impact on our community."