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How Broadway’s New Diversity Director Aims to Change the Industry

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Gordon Cox Theater EditorBroadway is back — and it’s looking to make some changes to how it used to operate.Listen to this week’s “Stagecraft” podcast below:With producers, creators, advocates and executives across the industry working to make the business more equitable, the Broadway League, the trade association of theater producers and presenters, recently tapped Gennean Scott to be the organization’s first director of equity, diversity and inclusion.

Speaking on the new episode of “Stagecraft,” Variety‘s theater podcast, Scott said there’s plenty to celebrate in the coming season — and also plenty of work still to do.“Looking at what all the League members have done in hiring EDI directors, and the fact that we have seven new shows.

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