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Protesters Storm 2nd 'Julius Caesar' Performance in NYC

Apparent video of the incident shows a man rushing the stage shouting "Liberal hate kills"

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    The decision to inject a Trump look-alike into the leading role in "Julius Caesar" is a provocative one. Jummy Olabanji reports.

    (Published Thursday, June 8, 2017)

    Protesters again have stormed the stage of a New York production of Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar," which depicts a Trump look-alike character being assassinated.

    Police say 28-year-old Jovanni Valle, of Brooklyn, and 28-year-old Salvatore Cipolla, of Oceanside, Long Island, were arrested on trespassing and disorderly conduct charges Sunday evening during the Public Theater production's last performance in Central Park.

    Information on their lawyers wasn't available. The two were given desk appearance tickets.

    Apparent video of the incident shows a man rushing the stage shouting "Liberal hate kills!" and "Goebbels will be proud!" before he is grappled by security and pulled away.

    On Friday, a 24-year-old activist was arrested after she rushed the stage shouting "Stop leftist violence!"

    Both Delta and Bank of America pulled their sponsorship of the Public Theater.