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Sutton Foster on Scott Rudin Abuse Allegations and ‘The Music Man’

In a new interview with Variety, Tony-winning star Sutton Foster says she did not feel comfortable continuing with her role in the Broadway musical “The Music Man,” if disgraced producer Scott Rudin was involved with the upcoming Broadway show.

After allegations of abusive workplace behavior that surfaced in April, Rudin announced that he would be stepping back from his Broadway productions, which include “The Music Man.”

Foster is set to co-star alongside Hugh Jackman in the highly-anticipated stage revival, which will open in February 2022.

“Obviously, we were dealing with a situation and navigating a very difficult situation, so

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If Scott Rudin stayed with The Music Man, Sutton Foster wouldn’t

Sutton Foster at the Woman’s Day 17th Annual Red Dress Awards.

Sutton Foster at the Woman’s Day 17th Annual Red Dress Awards.
Photo: Bryan Bedder (Getty Images)

Tony-winning star Sutton Foster said she would not return to her role in the Broadway revival of The Music Man if producer Scott Rudin had any part in the forthcoming revival. The disgraced producer stepped back from his current projects following allegations of abusive workplace behavior in April.

“Obviously, we were dealing with a situation and navigating a very difficult situation, so there were a lot of conversations that were being had,” Foster told Variety. “All that I can say

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