Trump supporter interrupts controversial Julius Caesar play in New York

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Protester trespassed onto stage in Central Park and shouted: This is violence against Donald Trump A right-wing protester has been charged with trespassing after interrupting a New York production of Julius Caesar during the assassination scene and shouting: This is violence against Donald Trump. The protester, who later identified herself as Laura Loomer, interrupted the […]

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Tony awards: Dear Evan Hansen takes centre stage at Broadway’s big night

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The social media musical with a pop score dominated with six wins, Hello, Dolly! also shone, while host Kevin Spaceys performance divided opinion The offbeat musical about teen angst, suicide and the tyranny of social media, a record-breaking Broadway theater season while lamenting the Trump administrations Hamiltons Broadway. But Dear Evan Hansen was the clear […]

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How do you solve a problem like The Donald? Comedians share how they tackle Trump

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Nazeem Hussain, Emily Heller and Stephen K Amos answer one pressing question: how do you make jokes about the US president? Forget Uber rides, Tinder shenanigans and airline food; standup comedys topic du jour is Donald Trump. But has the orange ones ascent to the US presidency been a boon for comedians, or does he […]

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Project Polunin: backstage at the blazing dancer’s new show in pictures

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Photographer Sarah Lee was granted unique access to the preparations for Sergei Polunins new triple bill, an ambitious collaboration with Ilan Eshkeri and David LaChapelle featuring Natalia Osipova Polunin I am very lucky to work with Ilan and see him create. He cared and helped from the beginning and the music he composed touches you […]

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The Gabriels: heartbreaking plays take on new meaning as everything changes in America

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Audience reaction to Richard Nelsons eye-opening drama about the US election campaign has shifted through time and in performances on a different continent Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2017/feb/17/the-gabriels-heartbreaking-plays-take-on-new-meaning-as-everything-changes-in-america

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Cate Blanchett on Donald Trump’s presidency: It’s ‘absurd and ridiculous’

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Australian actor pulls no punches when appearing on Jimmy Fallons Tonight Show to promote Broadway play The Present The Australian actor Cate Blanchett has described Donald Trumps ascendancy as absurd and ridiculous during a spot on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, where she was promoting her husband, Andrew Upton, with whom she co-ran Sydney […]

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The Present review: Cate Blanchett dares to find truth in Chekhovs trickiest play

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Andrew Uptons Platonov is set in 1990s Russia, a country between communism and oligarchy. Between them, its star and Richard Roxburgh bring it fully to life Oh to be bored like Cate Blanchett! In The Present, Andrew Uptons adaptation of an early Chekhov play, her character, Anna Petrovna, seems tired of everything life and love, […]

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