Hadestown’s Journey Way Down to Court: Race-Based Casting’s Intersection with Employment Discrimination Laws

By Ethan Krasnoo Ensemblist Kimberly Moore has taken Hadestown from Broadway to lower Manhattan, having filed last month a lawsuit in federal court against the Broadway producers of the Tony Award-winning show. In the lawsuit, Moore alleges race discrimination and retaliation under federal and New York law. According to the...

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RPJ Launches New Anti-Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Programs Customized for an Array of Industries

The #MeToo and Black Lives Matter movements have brought about profound cultural reaction and change, a groundswell of litigation and numerous new laws.  Some of the most high-profile sexual harassment and discrimination cases have taken place in the media and entertainment industry, raising questions about the unique challenges and risks...

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What Comes Next?

As Broadway Grapples with Reopening and Bringing in Patrons Some Shows Also Confront Lawsuits from Actors Alleging Discrimination and Termination Due to Protected Classes Including Religion and Gender While Broadway is up and running, and trying to stay that way despite lacking tourists, new variants of Covid, and the financial...

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