I know and like many people who are union stagehands, and certainly I risk offending them by expressing some of these observations and opinions. But this is the bottom line: for as friendly and cooperative as many stagehands are, at the end of the day it’s difficult to look at the service provided and square it with the bill.
New York’s Metropolitan Opera is in financial trouble, and fingers are pointing to assign blame. Peter Gelb, the […]
Independent Theatrical Employees of America was started with a mission to “provide all the good of a stagehands […]
On my first rock show as a union stagehand, I was teamed with an old-timer named Freddie. Freddie […]
When I was 19 I joined the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Local 337 (Utica), which […]