The agreement averts a threatened strike by Equity members.
The union has been negotiating with the Broadway League for a new national touring contract since January; the current contract expired on Feb. 5.
Under the slogan ‘It’s About Time,’ AEA members will gather to push for a better deal on Broadway understudies, scheduling, and workplace safety.
The new agreement between Actors’ Equity and the Broadway League covers both workers and audiences for Broadway shows as well as sit-down productions across the U.S.
The nominations cover eligible productions that opened between April 26, 2019 and Feb. 19, 2020, weeks before Broadway’s COVID-19 shutdown.
After months of uncertainty, the American Theatre Wing and the Broadway League have announced plans for celebrating the 2019-20 Broadway season.
The new streaming service Broadway On Demand has teamed with the American Theatre Wing and the Broadway League for an hourlong event celebrating Broadway and raising money for theatre education.
The 2018-19 Broadway season saw 14.8 million attendees, with 68 percent of them women and 25 percent of them non-white.
The union has reached a deal to increase the salaries of actors and stage managers working on developmental productions on Broadway.
The Oregon-based theatre educator will be honored at the 2017 Tony Awards.