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Helen Hayes Awards’ new compensation requirements – what they are and what companies fear they will lose

December 18th 2014 by Lorraine Treanor Leave a Comment

This summer, Washington, DC passed The Minimum Wage Amendment Act raising the minimum wage standard to $9.50 per hour. By 2017, that hourly wage will be $11.50, figures well below what some theatre professionals are paid. theatreWashington has just issued professional compensation guidelines which apply to the Helen Hayes Awards, effective as of 2016.

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Sold out Charlie Brown Christmas adds one more show

December 18th 2014 by Lorraine Treanor Leave a Comment

Christmas themed shows are doing predictably well in our area, but there is one acclaimed production you can’t see, unless you scored a ticket last month or act quickly to grab seats for the performance just added. (see below)

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