brantley dunaway http://wfpl.org en Former CEO of Kentucky Shakespeare Sues Company, Alleges Unpaid Bonus http://wfpl.org/post/former-ceo-kentucky-shakespeare-sues-company-alleges-unpaid-bonus <p>The former CEO of Kentucky Shakespeare who resigned amid a scandal last year has filed a lawsuit against his former company, alleging he is owed more than $100,000 in bonus pay, according to a <a href="http://www.wdrb.com/story/25937465/controversial-former-kentucky-shakespeare-ceo-claims-he-is-owed-109000-bonus">WDRB report</a>.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 05 Jul 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Staff 9714 at http://wfpl.org Former CEO of Kentucky Shakespeare Sues Company, Alleges Unpaid Bonus Document | What the Kentucky Shakespeare Board Heard About Brantley Dunaway http://wfpl.org/post/document-what-kentucky-shakespeare-board-heard-about-brantley-dunaway <p>In August 2012, the Kentucky Shakespeare board <a href="/post/ex-kentucky-shakspeare-employees-former-ceo-brantley-dunaway-abusive-financially-irresponsible">met to discuss allegations made against Brantley Dunaway, </a>then the chief executive and producing artistic director.&nbsp;</p><p>Dunaway&nbsp;answered to the allegations from a report made by board member—and now board president—Allen Harris. Here are excerpts from the board minutes.</p><p>The full document is posted at the bottom.</p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 18:53:52 +0000 Staff 6136 at http://wfpl.org Document | What the Kentucky Shakespeare Board Heard About Brantley Dunaway Ex-Kentucky Shakespeare Employees: Former CEO Brantley Dunaway Abusive, Financially Irresponsible http://wfpl.org/post/ex-kentucky-shakespeare-employees-former-ceo-brantley-dunaway-abusive-financially-irresponsible <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kentucky Shakespeare CEO and producing artistic director Brantley </span>Dunaway<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> resigned Monday, a week after it was revealed his wife and Kentucky Shakespeare actress Madison </span>Dunaway<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> requested and received an emergency protective order against him, alleging domestic abuse.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The action led to the abrupt </span>cancellation<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of the remainder of the company's run of “Twelfth Night” in Central Park, which Madison </span>Dunaway<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was starring in. But former employees and documents obtained by </span>WFPL<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> attest to a longer, deeper history of employee abuse and potential financial mismanagement within Kentucky Shakespeare.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 18:53:46 +0000 Erin Keane 6137 at http://wfpl.org Ex-Kentucky Shakespeare Employees: Former CEO Brantley Dunaway Abusive, Financially Irresponsible ‘It’s All Go or Nothing’: Shakespeare Board Committed to Funding Park Productions in Full http://wfpl.org/post/it-s-all-go-or-nothing-shakespeare-board-committed-funding-park-productions-full <p>Despite a <a href="http://www.wave3.com/story/19077404/festival-in-financial-trouble">recent report by WAVE 3 that the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival is in financial trouble</a>, incoming board president Allen Harris says the company as a whole is financially sound.</p> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 19:35:22 +0000 Erin Keane 1175 at http://wfpl.org ‘It’s All Go or Nothing’: Shakespeare Board Committed to Funding Park Productions in Full KY Shakespeare Director Says Much Ado is "a Kick in The Pants" http://wfpl.org/post/ky-shakespeare-director-says-much-ado-kick-pants <p>Last night, Kentucky Shakespeare opened its production of <a href="http://kyshakespeare.com/">Much Ado About Nothing</a>, with a twist&mdash;this version is set in the Wild West. Producing Artistic Director Brantley Dunaway joined WFPL&#39;s Erin Keane on Friday&#39;s Byline, to talk about the show, and what&#39;s new with Kentucky Shakespeare.</p> Fri, 13 Jul 2012 19:53:01 +0000 Laura Ellis 1005 at http://wfpl.org KY Shakespeare Director Says Much Ado is "a Kick in The Pants"