Saturday, June 3, 2017

Community Arts Center cancels Kathy Griffin show

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A theater in Williamsport joined four other venues in canceling shows by comedian Kathy Griffin.

The Community Arts Theater in Williamsport posted on its website that the show had been dropped "due to the recent controversy surrounding Kathy Griffin and the concern for the safety and security of our patrons and staff."

Other venues canceling shows after Griffin posed with a likeness of President Donald Trump's severed head are in New York, New Mexico and New Jersey.

In making announcements on Facebook Thursday, the State Theatre in New Brunswick and the Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood said they made the decision after careful consideration.

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