An Equitable Deal? Of Actors, The Union And Road Shows

The recent agreement between Broadway producers and the actors union promises a truce in disputes over non-union touring shows. But don’t expect the issue to completely go away. “As long as customers are willing to pay the same amount to see a non-Equity tour as a fully unionized one, producers will continue to see nonunion tours as a way to ensure profits – and Equity will continue to fight them.”