Playbill: Actors' Equity Calls for Strike Against Developmental Labs

Actors’ Equity Association has called for a strike against developmental presentations as part of its appeal for profit sharing–based compensation for their members. Projects from members of the Broadway League under Lab, Workshop, and Staged Reading contracts will be placed on Equity's “Do Not Work” list following Equity and the League’s failed ongoing negotiations.

Equity announced its “#NotALabRat” campaign in November of last year, highlighting the lack of pay increase from producers under Lab Agreements in the 11 years since that developmental presentation contract was created. READ MORE