Three cheers for Hillary.
Whereas President Trump handled one other week of drama, Hillary Clinton loved a stress-free and reward heavy night time of theatre on Thursday.
Clinton, accompanied by her daughter Chelsea, attended “John Lithgow: Tales by Coronary heart” at American Airways Theatre. They have been on a double-date with designer Dianne Von Furstenberg and her husband Barry Diller, we’re advised.
Earlier than the night time was over, the applause meter registered a hat trick for the previous First Girl.
“When Hillary arrived and took her seats, a roar rippled by way of the gang as everybody jumped to their ft and gave her a standing ovation,” in response to one theater insider. Lithgow took the stage moments later and blew Clinton a kiss, which drew one other spherical of applause for the 2016 Democratic occasion nominee.
Then, when the present was over, theatergoers applauded Lithgow, who respectfully bowed towards Clinton. That’s when the gang went wild for her a 3rd time over Hill.
Safety then ushered Clinton’s quartet backstage to satisfy and greet with Lithgow, the place, we’re advised, “Hillary heaped reward on him and his efficiency.”
An insider tells us that that Clinton confided to Lithgow that the night offered her one among finest laughs she’s had shortly. Evidently Lithgow can be a fan of Clinton’s writing.
The 72-year-old Rochester native had a duplicate of her e book “What Occurred,” which he requested Clinton to signal it. She obilged. Lithgow reciprocated by giving Clinton an illustration impressed by “Tales By Coronary heart” that he’d personally drawn.
The pair then posed for backstage pictures as followers, associates and crew members from the Roundabout Theater Firm manufacturing gathered round.
Hillary Clinton by way of the years
It’s potential that Lithgow and Clinton bonded over their shared experiences of studying books to huge crowds. In “Tales By Coronary heart,” Lithgow sits on the stage, appearing out tales that he reads from a e book. Clinton drew congratulations and criticism on the Jan. 28 Grammy Awards by doing a shock studying from Michael Wolff’s “Hearth and Fury,” which is vital of the Trump administration.
Lithgow’s present runs by way of Jan. 11.