Delta pulls sponsorship of ‘Julius Caesar’ over Trump-like portrayal

WASHINGTON — Delta Air Lines Inc said on Sunday it was pulling its sponsorship of the Shakespeare in the Park production of “Julius Caesar” in New York over a portrayal of the assassinated ancient Roman leader that resembles President Donald Trump.

The contemporary staging of William Shakespeare’s tragedy, by the nonprofit Public Theater, portrays Julius Caesar as a blond-haired, powerful man wearing a business suit with an American flag pin, while his wife, Calpurnia, has a Slavic accent and dresses in designer fashions. | More…

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