NEW YORK (AP) — The actor taking part in Harry Potter has been fired from the Broadway manufacturing of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” following a grievance by a co-star about his conduct.
Producers stated Sunday night time that, after an impartial investigation of the incident, they determined to terminate the contract of James Snyder. The actual nature of his conduct was not specified. Snyder didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
Producers stated in a press release that they obtained a grievance in opposition to Snyder from a feminine co-star in November and instantly suspended Snyder. The feminine co-star has determined to take a depart of motion from the Broadway present.
The play, which picks up 19 years from the place J.Okay. Rowling’s final novel left off, portrays Potter and his mates as grown-ups. It gained the Tony Award for finest new play in 2018.
“We are committed to fostering a safe and inclusive workplace, which is why we have robust workplace policies and procedures in place for all those involved in ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,’” the assertion by producers stated.
“This consists of strict prohibitions in opposition to harassment in any type, in addition to channels by means of which any worker can report conduct that they imagine is inappropriate. We will proceed to do all we are able to to make sure the extraordinarily gifted group that brings this manufacturing to life feels secure, empowered, and totally supported,” the producers stated.