There's a different strike going on in New York City. The stagehands have walked off and shut down Broadway. If you're in the big apple, go tell a picketer to stay strong. And tell them UnitedHollywood sent you. We're all on the same page. The WGAe and WGAw have issued the following statement:
November 10, 2007
Mr. James J. Claffey, Jr.
IATSE Local One
320 West 46 Street
To Our Brothers and Sisters of IATSE Local One:
This letter is to express our heartfelt and vocal support of IATSE Local One’s strike against the League of American Theatres and Producers. Just as you have stood with us in our current strike against the motion picture and television studios and networks, so, too, do we stand with you as you seek the fair and respectful contract that you have earned and deserve.
The careers of many of our members began and continue in the theater. We recognize the stage as an arena of inspiration, a training ground, an artistic platform from which our visions leap to life. Without your members, the work of our members could not be realized. All of their
imagination and creativity come to nothing without you.
Know that IATSE Local One can rely on us to work with you and join you as your and our struggles continue. Contact us for whatever assistance you require. We’re all in this together.
Patric M. Verrone