The Met edges towards a chorus dealmain
The Metropolitan Opera has inked a four-year deal with the American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA), one of its three major unions.
The deal, covering chorus, singers, dancers, actors, stage managers and staff directors, needs to be ratified by a members’ vote on May 24. If approved, it will take effect on August 1. No details have leaked so far.
Nor is there anty deal in sight for the orchestra and the stagehands, whose union say it’s extremely unlikely they will allow the Met to reopen this year. Peter Gelb locked them out last December and is trying to hire outside workers to start set construction.
Here’s all we know:
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