Newswire: Protesters interrupt controversial performance of 400-year-old play

A pair of protesters—apparently scandalized by the political ideas contained in a play not only older than themselves, but also the country they live in and seem to enjoy yelling about—interrupted a performance of Julius Caesar tonight, put on by the New York Public Theater. The Theater’s interpretation of the Shakespeare classic—which features a blonde-haired, cellphone-addicted Caesar with intentional similarities to Donald Trump—has whipped up a healthy head of controversy in recent weeks, with Delta Airlines and Bank Of America pulling funding for the show, and desperate finger-pointers jabbing at it as an “inspiration” for the shootings in Alexandria this week.

Per The Hollywood Reporter, two people started shouting in the middle of the performance tonight, filming the incident for their Periscope, and calling everybody in the audience “Nazis.” “Stop the normalization of political violence against the right! This is unacceptable,” the other yelled, adding …

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