Aug 20, 2021 | News Story

AFM Local 802 Announces Deal with Broadway League

AFM Local 802 was thrilled this week to announce a deal with the Broadway League that will cover Broadway musicians in a safe and equitable way as the industry starts to re-open. The agreement allows theatregoers to enjoy the excitement of live music while prioritizing health and safety for musicians. Broadway musicians enthusiastically approved the deal with an overwhelming majority voting “yes” to ratify the agreement.

Local 802 President Adam Krauthamer said, "We congratulate our Broadway musicians on reaching a settlement that allows them to go back to work quickly and safely. Broadway is synonymous with live music, and the fact that our industry is re-opening signifies that the arts are finally on the road to recovery here in NYC, which will always be the live musical capital of the world."