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Stage Managers


The earnings of stage managers vary greatly depending on an individual's experience, responsibilities, reputation, the type of theater and production, the company, location, and industry staging the production, and sometimes even the number of seats in a theater. Individuals working in union situations have their earnings negotiated by Actor's Equity. Each type of Equity theater has a different contract. Minimum earnings are higher for those involved in Broadway musicals, for example, than those working in summer stock.

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