PHOTO RECALL: The Great White Way Falls Dark and Silent

News   PHOTO RECALL: The Great White Way Falls Dark and Silent
 
Almost all Broadway musicals were effectively shut down between March 7 and 11, 2003, during a labor strike by its actors, stagehands, musicians and other professionals. The main point of the dispute between Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians and the League of American Theatres and Producers involved the minimum number of musicians to be used in Broadway orchestras.
Picketers marching up Seventh Ave. March 8 during the Broadway musicians strike.
Picketers marching up Seventh Ave. March 8 during the Broadway musicians strike. Photo by Andrew Ku

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