Broadway casting directors are seeking to unionize like their colleagues in Hollywood, who are already represented. But Broadway producers are resisting and have even threatened to sue, despite support for the casting directors throughout the Broadway community.
The uproar over the New York Shakespeare in the Park production of Julius Caesar has spread to other cities. And it appears to be only because they are companies with the word "Shakespeare" in their name. Staff at Shakespeare Dallas have received death threats, even though the company isn't performing Shakespeare at the moment.