Saturday, June 24, 2017
Director of Play That Assassinated Trump Character Gets Death Threats
The director who oversaw the production of Julius Caesar that included the assassination of a character designed to represent President Donald Trump is now getting death threats.
Public Theater artistic director Oskar Eustis, who had said the play was crafted to illustrate “an anxiety nightmare parable about our current state, and that’s why it looks the way it looks,” has denied the play is designed to show Trump being assassinated.
However, conservative protesters have stormed the play during its run at New York City’s Central Park, and the performance was denounced by many as an effort to encourage violence against conservative politicians
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