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  • Heidi Carpenter

    It is a surprise to many people outside of LA that there is within this film capital a thriving and exciting theatre community. Nowhere in the country is the 99-seat plan more important as such a large amount of theare is produced (indeed could Only be produced) under this plan. One hopes that the people speaking for both sides of this issue will keep in mind that the survival of the plan, and therefore the survival of small-scale theatre projects in LA (vital to any theatre community) is the number one priority here.

  • normanx

    The arrogance of a union to not listen to the vast majority of their members in Los Angeles is breathtaking. Now, unless they sit down to negotiate and not mandate, they will spend large amounts of their members money fighting a lawsuit that they will surely lose. Los Angeles thrives on artistic freedom… SAG/AFTRA realizes this and makes wide accommodation for low budget production…. the smaller and less profitable Equity does not. What’s wrong with them?

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