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Broadway Strike Talks to Resume
Article online since: 2007-11-15 09:39:43
Written by: anca axenia
The lights could be back up on Broadway as talks to resolve the crippling stagehands' strike resumes.
Stagehands and producers have confirmed they will be locked in talks in New York over the weekend in an attempt to get shows including The Lion King, Chicago and Mamma Mia back up and running in time for Thanksgiving.
More than 25 plays and musicals have been cancelled due to a mass walkout by disgruntled stagehands on Saturday.
The strike comes at one of Broadway's busiest times of the year.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the forthcoming talks were "a very important step forward," and reiterated his willingness "to help resolve these disagreements and let the shows go on."
The last strike to hit Broadway was in 2003 when musicians walked out for four days.
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