Broadway stagehands' strike

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Broadway Strike Talks Aim for Happy Ending

Hope of deal emerges as sides 'working hard' to negotiate

(Newser) - The curtain may be falling on the Broadway stagehands' strike, as producers and union reps sat down yesterday in an effort to resolve the dispute for the first time in a week. The marathon session, which carried into this morning, had both sides cautiously optimistic, reports Newsday: "I think... More »

Grinch Returns to Broadway Despite Strike

Holiday musical reopens after 2 weeks of darkness, picketing

(Newser) - Little girls and their parents flocked to this morning's reopening of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! after a 2-week hiatus, the Times reports. A stagehands' strike has shuttered most Broadway productions, but Grinch tickets went on sale after a judge ordered the show, which has a separate deal... More »

Grinch Can't Steal Christmas, Judge Orders

Stageworkers' striking was not to her liking; this show will go on

(Newser) - A Manhattan judge ruled against some of Broadway's striking stagehands yesterday, ordering the musical "Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas!" to resume performances tomorrow, the AP reports. The injunction, which may save the show from financial doom, also unleashed a flood of kid-lit wordplay on the... More »

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