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Canned 'Carmen' generates protesters at ballet
Oct 9, 2004

Pre-'Carmen' concerts planned outside Benedum to protest ballet cuts
Oct 5 2005

 

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Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, musicians anticipate more talks

Nov 23, 2005

 

Canned 'Carmen' generates protesters at ballet
Oct 9, 2004

Pre-'Carmen' concerts planned outside Benedum to protest ballet cuts
Oct 5 2005

PBT Dancers Show Support
Aug 20, 2005

PSO musicians & respond to PBT
Aug 11, 2005

Pittsburgh Tribune
Aug 4, 2005

THANK YOU to all who assisted in the picket outside of the Benedum Center October 6-9.:

The Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre presented Carmen to canned music, but live music outside was provided by:

The Steel City Stompers
The Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Brass
The Pittsburgh Symphony Brass


Thanks to all the union workers who participated in the pickets with the members of the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Orchestra:

IATSE
SEIU
Teamsters
AFTRA
AGMA
 

Special thanks to Jack Shea, President of the Allegheny County Labor Council


Thanks to all the musicians who walked with us to protest the PBTs decision to use canned music:


Members of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra
Members of Local 60-471, Pittsburgh Musicians Union
River City Brass Band
Civic Light Opera Orchestra
Pittsburgh Musical Theater
Local Music Teachers

AND SPECIAL THANKS TO THE MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC WHO GRACIOUSLY LISTENED TO US AND EXPRESSED THEIR OUTRAGE TO THE MANAGEMENT OF THE PITTSBURGH BALLET THEATRE. LIVE THEATER DESERVES LIVE MUSIC

 

 

 

 

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