Arts contingent lobbys in D.C.

Group to focus on support, funding in Congressional talks

WASHINGTON — Playwright Wendy Wasserstein, along with Screen Actors Guild prexy Richard Masur and National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences prexy Richard Greene will spend two days this week lobbying Congress on arts funding.

In addition to lobbying members of Congress directly, Wasserstein was scheduled to lecture on the importance of public support of culture at the Kennedy Center on Monday. The trio will be joined on Capitol Hill today by “hundreds of artists, mayors, business leaders and educators” in honor of Arts Advocacy Day. The group is expected to lobby for public support of the National Endowment for the Arts and local arts funding.

More Biz

  • netflix-the-little-prince

    Mediawan Closes In on Acquisition of Dimitri Rassam's ON Kids & Family

    WASHINGTON — Playwright Wendy Wasserstein, along with Screen Actors Guild prexy Richard Masur and National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences prexy Richard Greene will spend two days this week lobbying Congress on arts funding. In addition to lobbying members of Congress directly, Wasserstein was scheduled to lecture on the importance of public support of […]

  • Mark Hamill and Ted Cruz Get

    Mark Hamill and Ted Cruz Get in Net Neutrality-Related Twitter Fight

    WASHINGTON — Playwright Wendy Wasserstein, along with Screen Actors Guild prexy Richard Masur and National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences prexy Richard Greene will spend two days this week lobbying Congress on arts funding. In addition to lobbying members of Congress directly, Wasserstein was scheduled to lecture on the importance of public support of […]

  • Sumner Redstone

    Sumner Redstone's Ex-Girlfriend Fights With Nurse For Access to Secret Tapes

    WASHINGTON — Playwright Wendy Wasserstein, along with Screen Actors Guild prexy Richard Masur and National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences prexy Richard Greene will spend two days this week lobbying Congress on arts funding. In addition to lobbying members of Congress directly, Wasserstein was scheduled to lecture on the importance of public support of […]

  • Disney-Fox Deal Sets Up Scramble for

    Disney-Fox Deal Unleashes Flood of Free-Agent Executives, Talent

    WASHINGTON — Playwright Wendy Wasserstein, along with Screen Actors Guild prexy Richard Masur and National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences prexy Richard Greene will spend two days this week lobbying Congress on arts funding. In addition to lobbying members of Congress directly, Wasserstein was scheduled to lecture on the importance of public support of […]

  • Paul Haggis Lawsuit

    Paul Haggis Hit With Lawsuit for Alleged Rape, Claims a $9 Million Shakedown

    WASHINGTON — Playwright Wendy Wasserstein, along with Screen Actors Guild prexy Richard Masur and National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences prexy Richard Greene will spend two days this week lobbying Congress on arts funding. In addition to lobbying members of Congress directly, Wasserstein was scheduled to lecture on the importance of public support of […]

  • Sirius Logo

    SiriusXM Hit With Big Rate Hike by Copyright Royalty Board

    WASHINGTON — Playwright Wendy Wasserstein, along with Screen Actors Guild prexy Richard Masur and National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences prexy Richard Greene will spend two days this week lobbying Congress on arts funding. In addition to lobbying members of Congress directly, Wasserstein was scheduled to lecture on the importance of public support of […]

  • Warner Music Group Logo

    Warner Music Taking Disciplinary Action Against Exec VP Jeff Fenster for Sexual Harassment

    WASHINGTON — Playwright Wendy Wasserstein, along with Screen Actors Guild prexy Richard Masur and National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences prexy Richard Greene will spend two days this week lobbying Congress on arts funding. In addition to lobbying members of Congress directly, Wasserstein was scheduled to lecture on the importance of public support of […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content