Broadway Stagehands’ Union Threatens to Protest Tony Awards; India’s M.F. Husain Dies at 95

New York’s Rat Race: Broadway’s stagehands’ union is planning to hoist one of its inflatable rats and mobilize a picket line of 400 union members at the Tony Awards on Sunday. (New York Times)

More Money, More Problems?: The Philadelphia Orchestra CEO is being paid $597,000, leading some critics to ask if the CEO’s pay should decrease. The orchestra filed bankruptcy in April. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Disappointment: Citing scheduling conflicts, the New York Philharmonic Orchestra announced that it would not be presenting its traditional Concerts in the Parks Series this summer. (New York Times)

Remembered: M.F. Husain, India’s most sought-after painter before going into self-imposed exile during an uproar over nude images of Hindu icons, died Thursday at 95. (AP via Washington Post)

Made in America: After criticizing the National Museum of American History for selling souvenirs that were manufactured outside the U.S., Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-Vt.) returned Wednesday, giving the shop his stamp of approval for changing the merchandise to American-made products (Washington Post)

Eleventh Hour: The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra claims that it won’t have its 33rd season unless it can raise $100,000 by the end of the month. (The Oregonian)

Katherine Boyle reports on arts, museums and culture for the Style section.


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