Union demands compensation for Cinderella cast after sudden closure

Equity says ‘sacking by press release’ from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s West End show caused pain and distress

Current and future cast members of Cinderella must be compensated for their losses after news of the West End show’s sudden closure, the UK trade union for creative practitioners has demanded.

It emerged over the bank holiday weekend that the cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new musical learned they were being sacked minutes after a matinee performance. Actors who had been due to join the cast next month found out the news through social media.

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