Virtually Yours – Shadow Over Broadway

Broadway’s making music again. But “most musicians employed by Broadway musicals thought the union settled too quickly, for too little. Producers felt demonized, and argue they weren’t trying to kill off live music on Broadway, even though Broadway tours in particular rely increasingly on virtual-orchestra ‘enhancement’ of increasingly tiny pit bands.” One thing’s sure – the virtual orchestra isn’t going away. “Ten years from now, they probably are going to be able to put us out of work.”