Hillary Clinton Cheered At Broadway’s ‘The Color Purple’

NEW YORK (CBS SF/AP) — “The Color Purple” had a special guest in the audience as it bid farewell to Broadway — Hillary Clinton.

The former presidential candidate and her husband attended the matinee performance Sunday at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, the show’s last after a run of 482 performances.

According to theater-goers, the Clinton’s got several rounds of applause.

“The Color Purple” is a stage version of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel set in rural Georgia that covers a lifetime of events observed by Celie, a homely, uneducated farm woman whose dreams are repeatedly shattered.

The reaction was in stark contrast to the one that greeted Vice President-elect Mike Pence at “Hamilton” in November. Then, the cast gave him an earful about equality from the stage.

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  1. These leftists once again simply demonstrate what utter hypocrites they are. Clinton has done nothing for the cause of equality. On the other hand Pence has because Pence actually cares about the poor. The political left are the most intolerant people in the United States!

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