Theatre company knew of Geoffrey Rush misconduct claim and did not act, court hears

Rush’s lawyer says Sydney Theatre Company knew of accusation for 18 months but did not investigate

Sydney Theatre Company did nothing for 18 months after an actor had an off-the-record conversation in a bar claiming colleague Geoffrey Rush had behaved inappropriately towards her, a judge has been told.

It didn’t investigate or take any other action until STC executive director Patrick McIntyre was approached by a reporter one-and-a-half years later, Rush’s lawyer Sue Chrysanthou said on Wednesday.

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Source: theguardian
Theatre company knew of Geoffrey Rush misconduct claim and did not act, court hears