Broadway play 'Hillary and Clinton' closing early due to low ticket sales
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A Broadway play with lead characters based on Bill and Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDemocratic debates are magnet for lobbyists NYT editorial board endorses Warren, Klobuchar for Democratic nomination for president Sanders v. Warren is just for insiders MORE will close a month early on Sunday due to low ticket sales, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

“Hillary and Clinton,” which stars Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow as alternate-universe versions of Hillary and Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonMcConnell proposes compressed schedule for impeachment trial Trump lawyers urge senators to swiftly acquit Trump in impeachment trial The American disease and death bowls MORE, was set to close July 21 but will end its run early after 37 previews and 77 regular performances, according to the publication.

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The play depicts a fictional conversation between the two during the 2008 primary season in a New Hampshire hotel room, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

It will become the third play produced by Scott Rudin during the 2018-19 theater season to end its run prematurely, following his productions of Shakespeare’s “King Lear” and “Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus,” according to the publication.

While Metcalfe was nominated for a Tony Award for the performance, she lost to Elaine May for her performance in “The Waverly Gallery” earlier this month.