3:33- Mr. Dunaway said that this accusation is “not true.” He asserted that Mr. Gilbert has “a system andcodes.”
6. The Dunaways use the company account at Highland Cleaners for their personal dry cleaning.This practice eliminated an $800 credit balance from the end of the 2011 summer season until the beginning of the 2012 summer. Typically this balance is used to barter for a playbill ad. Twosources confirm this.
Mr. Dunaway claimed that this allegation is “absolutely not true.” He explained that the organizationtypically swaps ads for cleaning services. He admitted to putting a sport coat, a shirt, and a suit into acompany pile once, but argued that he could not have possibly spent that much money in dry cleaning.He stated that he has a personal account at the same drycleaner.
7. Brantley often uses the company van for personal use, including a vacation. Source2 and Source3 confirm this.
Mr. Dunaway began, “That is not true; well, it’s true and not true.” He explained that he used the van tomove organizational material to his home to store in his basement. He then added, “I
have used itfor personal use.” He stated that it is a “common practice” and claimed that equity actors need to haveaccess to transportation, and that they are allowed to check the vans out for use.He claimed to have never used the van for family vacations, but noted that he did drive it to Greensville,South Carolina. Mr. Dunaway claimed that he has a cousin there owns a mechanic shop, and that thiscousin provided $1,500 of free work on the van. Mr. Dunaway described the overall trip as “an easy wayto save money.”
8. The company credit card is often used for personal expenses. Two sources confirm this.
Mr. Dunaway stated, “Absolutely not” in response to this charge, and he requested an example. Hestated that his worse transgression in this area is forgetting to hit “print receipt” at a gas station.
9. Kentucky Shakespeare paid for expenses related to the University of Virginia production,including hotel and t-shirts. Two sources confirm this.
Mr. Dunaway admitted to purchasing the shirts, claiming that they sported the organization’s logo. Hestated, “I did it for the PR value,” and he stated that it led to future contacts helpful to the organization,such as a fight choreographer.“You [the organization] paid for one set of hotels, not all of them. I was down there a couple of times.”He claimed that the organization only paid for a few extra nights of a hotel after his University of Virginia job was complete, stating that he remained to talk with a contact from another Shakespeare festival,and to connect with a member of the Brown family as a way to network the organization. Again, hestipulated that these meetings and these expenses occurred after his work at the University of Virginia.
10. Brantley spent $750 for fireworks for a company 4
of July party. Two sources confirm this.
Mr. Dunaway admitted to hosting a staff bbq, and claimed that the money for this event is in thebudget, and is actually less than was budgeted for the event. He noted that he used to host several smallstaff events, but decided this year to host a single big one. He clarified that the expenses included allbbq material, not just fireworks.