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Stagehand Strike Shuts Down Broadway Shows

More than two dozen shows on Broadway went dark Saturday, as stagehands — who have been engaged in a bitter contract dispute with producers — went on strike. No new negotiations have been scheduled.

Charlotte St. Martin, president of the League of American Theaters and Producers, says the strike couldn't come at a worse time of year.

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Jeff Lunden is a freelance arts reporter and producer whose stories have been heard on NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Weekend Edition, as well as on other public radio programs.

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