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Arts professionals respond in the year since #MeToo movement


October 12, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Kate Shindle has been backstage in a lot of theaters — on Broadway, off-Broadway and on tour. But she came across something unusual a few months ago when she went to rehearsals for a new show in New Jersey.

Cast members had barely met when they were walked through the theater's sexual harassment policies and shown a video to reinforce the messages. A staffer came by to explain the policies and answer questions. That was a first for Shindle.

"I had never worked at a theater that set aside an hour of rehearsal time at the very beginning of the process to do a full-...

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