U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan flanked by Republican lawmakers after the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was passed this week by the House and Senate. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
The Republican tax bill has one provision that could boost Broadway investment and others that may weigh down some of its working members.  The tax bill, which was passed by the House and the Senate earlier this week and signed into law by President Trump Friday, is expected to hurt working actors and stage managers because it takes away tax deductions for expenses such as union dues, agent commissions and classes, according to the Actors’ Equity Association. At the same time, the bill provides a positive for Broadway as it includes a provision that will allow producers to expense initial…

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