DC Landlord Can't Drop Shakespeare Theatre Co., Judge Says

Law360, New York (December 12, 2012, 3:46 PM EST) -- A Washington judge on Tuesday granted The Shakespeare Theatre Co.'s motion for preliminary injunction to keep its landlord, nonprofit theater operator Lansburgh Theatre Inc., from evicting the theater company or terminating its status as a supported charity.

In an oral ruling Tuesday, Judge John R. Johnson approved the theater company's request for preliminary injunction barring Lansburgh and its directors from interfering with STC's use of the theater, removing its designate from the board, evicting STC or requiring it to pay rent beyond what is required for...
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