The Show Doesn't Go On

June 1960
Time;6/13/1960, Vol. 75 Issue 24, p84
The article reports on the move of the Equity theater actors' union headed by Marie Dressier and Ethel Barrymore to demand the right to bargain with producers in Broadway, New York City. It states that they were asking for a weekly pay increase of 16.50 U.S. dollars for minimum salary and a pension plan with producers' 7% contribution of their payroll in a three-year period. It mentions that the union's demand would only cost individual producers only 50 U.S. dollars to 173 U.S. dollar a week.


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