Actors In Queens Will Spend 24 Hours Reading The Mueller Report
LONG ISLAND CITY, QUEENS — A Long Island City arts venue is hosting a marathon reading of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Notable figures in film, theater, music and politics will spend 24 straight hours reading the redacted Mueller report at The Arc starting Saturday night.
The marathon reading, titled “Filibustered and Unfiltered,” is a “24-hour celebration of the power of the American citizen,” the event description reads. Food, music and activities will accompany the reading.
The lineup of readers includes Broadway producer Lisa McNulty, actress Sarita Choudhury and playwright Pia Wilson.
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Tickets start at $10; ticket-holders can stop in anytime throughout the 24 hours. Proceeds will go to the nonprofits RAICES (Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services) and the CARA Family Detention Pro Bono Project, which provides legal services to detained immigrant mothers and their children.
The Arc is a 20,000-square-foot performance space housed in a former sushi factory at 36-30 36th St. in Long Island City. It opened to the public in early May.