Rudin doesn't even pay his business partners, why would we expect him to pay his employees? And benefits? What a pipe dream! And let's not even get into the rampant abuse of New York's overtime policies in our industry.
This is the kind of disgusting behavior that is the backbone of NYC theater, and it's the reason many of us aren't excited about returning to work for a system that doesn't treat us like human beings and exploits our love of the art for the producers' monetary gain.