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 MuellerSpeier says impeachment inquiry shows 'very strong case of bribery' by Trump Gowdy: I '100 percent' still believe public congressional hearings are 'a circus' Comey: Mueller 'didn't succeed in his mission because there was inadequate transparency' 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 NortonOvernight Energy: Mark Ruffalo pushes Congress on 'forever chemicals' | Lawmakers spar over actor's testimony | House Dems unveil renewable energy tax plan | Funding for conservation program passes Senate hurdle Maloney wins vote for Oversight chairwoman DC-area Democrats push to block funding for Bureau of Land Management relocation MORE (D) and former Virginia Rep. Jim MoranJames (Jim) Patrick MoranLawmakers toast Greta Van Susteren's new show Star-studded cast to perform play based on Mueller report DC theatre to host 11-hour reading of the Mueller report 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 TrumpDem senator says Zelensky was 'feeling the pressure' to probe Bidens 2020 Dems slam Trump decision on West Bank settlements Trump calls latest impeachment hearings 'a great day for Republicans' 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 AmashTrump allies assail impeachment on process while House Democrats promise open hearings soon Hoyer: We are going to move as fast 'as the facts and truth dictate' on open hearings Conway spars with Wallace on whether White House will cooperate with impeachment inquiry after formal vote MORE (Mich.) — have announced their support for impeachment proceedings following the publication of Mueller's report.