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Arsht Center to stage free reading of play that predicted Donald Trump's 'zero tolerance' policy

Arsht Center to stage free reading of play that predicted Donald Trump's 'zero tolerance' policy

President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy did not exist when Robert Schenkkan’s cautionary play “Building the Wall” opened in September 2017 at the Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami, but the similarities are unmistakable.

Set in 2019, the play takes place after the Trump administration rounds up and detains millions of immigrants following a terrorist attack in Times Square. Now, less than a year after “Building the Wall” opened, Trump’s crackdown on illegal U.S.-Mexico border crossings in May has led to some 2,300 children being separated...

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