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Vice President-elect Mike Pence was roundly booed by the audience when he saw Hamilton on Friday night. And the cast had a statement for him after curtain call.
As the hit musical ended, actor Brandon Victor Dixon, who plays Aaron Burr, read a message to Pence as he was escorted out of the theater.
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Tonight, VP-Elect Mike Pence attended #HamiltonBway. After the show, @BrandonVDixon delivered the following statement on behalf of the showpic.twitter.com/Jsg9Q1pMZs
— Hamilton (@HamiltonMusical) November 19, 2016
Dixon first politely discouraged the audience from booing. “There’s nothing to boo here,” he said. “We’re all here sharing a story of love.” Read more…
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Turns out Vice President-elect Mike Pence also wanted to see the hit Broadway show Hamilton. But the show’s audience really, really didn’t want to see him.
As Pence walked to his seat for a Friday evening show, loud booing ensued. There was a smattering of applause, too, as he waved, but the jeers overpowered his supporters.
During “You’ll Be Back (Reprise)” they had to keep pausing the song while people jeered Pence on every linehttps://t.co/ZSIG7qnfiM
— Shannon (@TheStagmania) November 19, 2016
Hamilton’s creator Lin-Manuel Miranda was a vocal opponent of the Donald Trump-Pence ticket, speaking out against the Republicans on Saturday Night Live and on Twitter. After the presidential election, Miranda took to the microblogging site to try to calm his frightened fans, adding that he was “scared as ya’ll.” Read more…
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(Reuters) – Cybersecurity company Optiv Security Inc, majority owned by Blackstone Group LP , filed with U.S. regulators for an initial public offering of its common stock on Friday.
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Your eyes are not deceiving you. Those are swaths of empty seats at 49ers games this fall in Levi’s Stadium.
Contrary to the team’s claim that fans are at the stadium and are simply sitting where we can’t see them — in the stadium’s plush clubs — the empty seats are there because fans aren’t going.
Here are the facts: Despite each game selling out, more than 20 percent of ticketholders on average are staying home so far this season. It’s the lowest point so far in an attendance…
Since OS X El Capitan, the operating system that runs on Macs has been protected by a feature called System Integrity Protection (SIP), which is designed to keep your Mac safe from malware by restricting the permissions of the root user account and preventing unauthorized access to protected files and folders.
System Integrity Protection runs behind the scenes and is generally enabled by default in Macs running OS X El Capitan or later, but it seems the feature is inexplicably turned off on some new MacBook Pro models, leaving them vulnerable.
Developer Jonathan Wight noticed System Integrity Protection was disabled on some machines and tweeted about it this morning, prompting developer Steven Troughton-Smith to do an informal Twitter survey asking users about the status o…