DC theatre to host 11-hour reading of the Mueller report
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Lawmakers, activists and local actors will appear at a special 11-hour reading of Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerTop Republican considered Mueller subpoena to box in Democrats Kamala Harris says her Justice Dept would have 'no choice' but to prosecute Trump for obstruction Dem committees win new powers to investigate Trump MORE's report on the findings of the special counsel investigation, a Washington, D.C., theatre announced on Thursday.

As many as 200 guests including District Del. Eleanor Holmes NortonEleanor Holmes NortonMajority of Americans opposes DC statehood: poll DC statehood hearing rescheduled to make room for Mueller testimony DC mayor: Trump's July 4 celebration 'depleted' security fund MORE (D) and former Virginia Rep. Jim MoranJames (Jim) Patrick MoranStar-studded cast to perform play based on Mueller report DC theatre to host 11-hour reading of the Mueller report Bottom line MORE (D) will appear at Arena Stage's full reading of volume II of Mueller's report, which dealt with instances of possible obstruction of justice committed by President TrumpDonald John TrumpCNN's Camerota clashes with Trump's immigration head over president's tweet LA Times editorial board labels Trump 'Bigot-in-Chief' Trump complains of 'fake polls' after surveys show him trailing multiple Democratic candidates MORE.

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“Why read the Mueller Report at Arena Stage? As a theater focused on American plays and American stories, the Mueller Report is a far-reaching and intricate American story about D.C. and the people in it,” artistic director Molly Smith said in a press release.

“This is our city and so many of these events happened here. It’s a community service to read the report with a multiplicity of voices from the world of the arts and politics and everyday citizens. Many people have only heard the report in bits and pieces — this gives them the opportunity to read aloud without comment, listen and make up their own minds. This reading is, in many ways, a democratic act," Smith added.

The list of readers include many local Democratic advocates and politicians, including Ward 6 Councilman Charles Allen and activist Charlotte Clymer. The event is also soliciting volunteers to read parts of the report from members of the public.

“There is something really wonderful about reading aloud with a group of people, especially if that group is representative of our broader community,” said Jjana Valentiner, the event's organizer. “The Mueller Report can be quite dense and heavy at times, but there is a real clarity when it is read aloud with many different voices.”

Scores of House Democrats — as well as one Republican lawmaker, Rep. Justin AmashJustin AmashJuan Williams: GOP in a panic over Mueller #RacistInChief takes off on Twitter after Trump tells Dems to go back where they 'came from' Omar knocks Trump 'go back' tweet: 'You are stoking white nationalism' MORE (Mich.) — have announced their support for impeachment proceedings following the publication of Mueller's report.