Broadway's bright lights and big names embraced Washington's policy on Monday night when a star-studded cast performed a new play based on the Mueller report.
"The Investigation: A Truth in Ten Acts" Adapted and condensed portions of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page report on his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 elections and President Donald Trump for the New York stage.
Annette Bening reported, and John Lithgow and Kevin Kline were the focus of Trump and Mueller. Among the 18-year-olds were Jason Alexander, Kyra Sedgwick, Zachary Quinto, Piper Perabo and Joel Gray.
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The one-night-only performance took place at Manhattan's Riverside Church and was simultaneously broadcast live on Law Works's website and social platforms. Explain how the rule of law is the foundation of a healthy democracy in order to defend the impartial role of the Ministry of Justice and to uncover current threats to US core values and electoral systems, "reads the website of the organization. The group presented the piece.
The Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning playwright Robert Schenkkan wrote the show.
Actress and activist Alyssa Milano played two roles in the play: former White House lawyer Annie Donaldson and Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow.
"We must make every effort to educate and empower the American people to take care of the Miller Report," Milano told NBC News. "I just find it amazing that all these wonderful people have come together to use their voices and strengthen the conversation and use their platform for that purpose."
Listeners, including Lucia Venuto, said they had learned something from the play, but also found elements to laugh.
"It was very funny," Venuto said. "I'm not really into politics, so it was interesting, I understood the situation a little bit better than hearing it from the news."
"It's messed up," she added. "It's pretty messed up and it's sad, but that's our country."