All Broadway theatres are union houses and if you are going to work on Broadway you will need to be in a union. There are many different unions involved in theatre and they break down by departments. There is a union for actors and directors and stage managers. There is a union for musicians. There is a union for company managers. There is a union for stagehands and there is even a union for ushers and box office staff. Some of these unions you might be familiar with. Others are more specialized for New York theatre. These unions are all considered craft or trade unions, not industrial unions. (Craft unionism means to organize a group of workers unifying the workers in a particular industry along the lines of the particular craft ...

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