Sunday, April 21, 2019

Statement from the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of Soulpepper Theatre Company.

On behalf of Soulpepper Theatre Company's Board of Directors, we want to speak to our community of artists, staff, patrons and supporters.

A STATEMENT FROM ARTISTS OF SOULPEPPER THEATRE COMPANY

The Soulpepper Artists listed in this statement acknowledge there has been an unhealthy workplace culture for a long time. Soulpepper Theatre Company has been in dialogue with the artists of Amadeus and has made the decision to support their recommendation to cancel the production.

Soulpepper cancels Amadeus production, severs ties with Schultz’s wife

Soulpepper’s board of directors said no complaints about former artistic director Albert Schultz’s alleged conduct were made to them.

Paul Haggis Strongly Denies Trio Of New Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Facing fresh allegations of sexual misconduct, Paul Haggis today postulated that the new charges were a tactic to force a mutimillion dollar settlement or the result of his long estrangement from Scientology.
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Women accuse Canadian director Paul Haggis of sexual assault, rape

A civil lawsuit against Haggis, a native of London, Ont., prompted three additional women to come forward. Haggis’ lawyer denied the latest accusations, saying, “He didn’t rape anybody.”
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Alex Trebek takes medical leave from ‘Jeopardy!’ after a fall that required blood clot...

Taping of the game show "Jeopardy!" has been suspended briefly while host Alex Trebek recovers from surgery to remove blood clots from his brain

Soulpepper artistic director Albert Schultz resigns amid sexual harassment allegations

Soulpepper Theatre Company announced Thursday evening that it has accepted the resignation of artistic director Albert Schultz.
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Barack Obama picks Toronto’s Daniel Caesar for his playlist of favourites

Among Obama’s selections is “Blessed” from Caesar’s Grammy-nominated album Freudian.

Vice suspends 2 top executives after report on sexual misconduct

Vice Media has suspended two senior executives — president Andrew Creighton and chief digital officer Mike Germano — following a New York Times report last month detailing sexual harassment allegations against them.

? Group of 300 Hollywood women unveil anti-harassment initiative

Called Time's Up, the movement was announced Monday with an impassioned pledge of support to working-class women in an open letter signed by hundreds of women in show business, many of them A-listers.

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