Four Actresses Accuse Toronto Theater Leader of Sexual Harassment, Assault

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Four women have accused Albert Schultz, the artistic director of Toronto’s Soulpepper Theatre Company, of sexual harassment and assault in four separate civil lawsuits, according to a report in the Globe and Mail.

Schultz is one of the co-founders of Soulpepper, which is the largest nonprofit theater company in Toronto and recently played a month-long Off Broadway residency at the Signature Theatre Center. In their allegations, the four actresses describe incidents that occurred over the last 20 years and now seek damages totaling $4.25 million from the company and $3.6 million from Schultz, according to the report. His recent TV credits include Netflix’s “Alias Grace” and BBC America’s “Copper.”   Theater Leader of Sexual