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Scott Eckern: from the Commentariat

By |2019-03-07T21:55:36-04:00November 14th, 2008|Blog|

Comments from the blogosphere: wildrumpus 1 point Please login to rate. Do you already have an account? Log in and claim this comment. OK then. As a gay man in Michigan my reaction to this is: Wow, you got a $1000 donor to quit his job! What have you actually fixed other than punishing someone from exercising his 1st amendment [...]

Musical Theatre Drama: The Scott Eckern Saga

By |2019-03-12T18:32:02-04:00November 13th, 2008|Blog|

Artistic director of California Musical Theatre, Scott Eckern, resigned Monday after his donation towards Proposition 8 – which will overturn gay marriage in California – was disclosed. Following the discovery of his $1000 contribution, many in the theatre community began calling for a boycott of Eckern and the theatre.  Despite an apology from Eckern, pressure continued and he ultimately resigned [...]