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Industry Roundup: Segerstrom Names New President, New Hires at Goodspeed, KGM, More

October 28, 2019

Margaret Skoglund, Executive Director of Open Stage Project, has been hired as a General Manager at KGM.

Preparing the Rising Generation

In June of 2018, Local 802 Executive Board Member Caryl Paisner chronicled her                participation in Open Stage Project's Union Panel held on April 9th, 2019.


In her article for Local 802,  Paisner describes the importance of mentoring the next            generation of women and teaching young women about the benefits of labor unions. To    read the full article, click "Read More."

Open Stage Project Organizes First-ever Female Union Panel For Young Women Interested in Backstage Theatrical Arts

April 8, 2019

Introducing Young Women to backstage Theatrical  Arts

November 21, 2018

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Falling for the Lure of the Stage. The Backstage

She quoted Tina Fey explaining how diversity around the table in the writers’ room at “Saturday Night Live” — “not just cast and writers, but crew members, too,” Ms. Halpern said — changed the dynamic of that room.

Theater Jobs Skew White and Male, Study Finds 

Women and minority actors and stage managers are getting fewer jobs and often wind up in lower-paying shows than white male theater artists, according to a new study by

10 Powerhouse Female Creators Discuss... 

Collectively, these women are the invisible army of Broadway—and they’re all women.

Is this really the right time for a spate of male-authored, male-directed musicals about subservient women to come to Broadway?

Their instruments can evoke every color of the rainbow, but the designers are still overwhelmingly white and male.


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