The AFL-CIO's Executive Council February meeting kicked off this morning in Orlando, Fla., welcoming two new council members and presenting two new charters for Actors' Equity and the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (SMART).
Actors’ Equity (AEA) announced the purchase of an 18,000-square-foot building in North Hollywood, Calif., that will serve as the new western region headquarters. The new building is located at 5636 Tujunga Ave., in the NoHo Arts District.
Actors' Equity has just entered its centennial year celebration and the stage actors and stage managers union will be honored with a special Tony Award during this Sunday’s broadcast of the 66th Annual Tony Awards. The show will air live on CBS at 8 p.m. EDT, and 7 p.m. CDT and rebroadcast on the West Coast at 8 p.m. PDT.
Stages St. Louis opened its 25th season with the smash hit “A Chorus Line” and a check for $25,000 to the Red Cross benefiting the Missouri Tornado and Flood Relief Fund. The cast presented the check to Red Cross Executive Director Cindy Erickson at its June 29 performance.
Actors’ Equity (AEA), which celebrates its 98th anniversary this week, elected 14 new members to five-year terms on the union’s National Council last week. Equity represents stage actors and stage managers nationwide.