Actors' Equity Association , which represents more than 51,000 professional theater actors and stage managers nationwide, sent a letter to all employers asking for a copy of their sexual harassment policy. It also hosted meetings with members in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles who wanted more information on how to eliminate harassment in the theater.
Mary McColl, Equity's executive director, said many small theaters "didn't know, under the law, that they had to have a policy." In the past year, she's noticed theaters working hard to be in compliance. "Just that is a huge swing," she said. READ MORE