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Friday, March 16, 2012

Counting Actors the first 100 shows: contracts with health weeks

Today's post focuses on stats from shows that use union contracts that include health weeks, which I defined in yesterday's post.

53 shows (or 53%) used contracts that offered health care weeks.

Those shows had:

30 male directors, 23 female directors (57% and 43%)
53 male writers, 10 female writers (84% and 16%)

409 total actors
242 men, 167 women (59% and 41%)
221 union actors, 188 non union actors (54% and 46%)
133 male union actors, 88 female union actors (60% and 40%)
342 local, 67 non local actors (84% and 16% of total actors, or 30% of union actors were non-local)

The shows were:
ACT/Humor Abuse, Scorched and Race
Aurora/Delicate Balance, Metamorphosis and Body Awareness
Berkeley Playhouse/Seussical and Pirates of Penzance
Berkeley Rep/Let me down easy, Wild Bride, Doctor in Spite of Himself and Ghost Light
CalShakes/Taming of the Shrew and Candida
California Conservatory Theater/Sleuth and Trip to Bountiful
Center Rep/Arms and the Man and Smokey Joe's Cafe
Central Works/Reduction in Force
Golden Thread/Night over Erzinga and Language Rooms
Jewel Theater/The House of Blue Leaves
Lorraine Hansberry/Almost Nothing/Day of Absence and Blue/Orange
Magic/Jesus in India, Annapurna, and Why We Have a Body
Marin Shakes/Tempest, Macbeth and Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged
Marin Theatre Company/Tiny Alice, Seven Guitars, A Steady Rain, Bellweather, Glass Menagerie
SF Shakes/Cymbeline
SF Playhouse/Becky Shaw, Period of Adjustment, Tigers Be Still
SF Mime Troupe/2012:The Musical
Shotgun Players/Phaedra, God's Plot and Road to Hades
San Jose Rep/Double Indemnity
Stanford Summer Theater/Old Times
TheatreWorks/Clementine in the Lower 9, Pitmen Painters, and Sense and Sensibility
The Jewish Theater/In the Maze of Our Own Lives
Willows/Light in the Piazza and Nunset Boulevard
Z Space & Pig Iron Theater/Chekhov Lizardbrain
Z Space & Word for Word/Food Stories

1 comment:

  1. Wowza, Valerie - this is amazing; the gender disparity on the performing front is already food for thought moving up to health care - but the playwrights?? Holy cow.