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You know which speech. I didn’t watch it either.

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Clintons take in acclaimed Broadway play about a gay black choir boy

Clintons’ big night out: Bill and Hillary skip President Trump’s immigration address and go see acclaimed Broadway play about a gay black choir boy

  • Bill and Hillary Clinton enjoyed a date night on Broadway Tuesday, taking in the new play Choir Boy
  • Written by Oscar-winning writer Tarell Alvin McCraney, of Moonlight fame, it tells the story of a gay black teen at an all-male prep school
  • Play’s opening night drew a coterie of A-listers, including Debra Messing, Cynthia Erivo and Phylicia Rashad

By Snejana Farberov For Dailymail.com

Published: 13:47 EST, 9 January 2019 | Updated: 17:35 EST, 9 January 2019

Rather than stay in to watch President Donald Trump‘s prime-time address to the nation about what he’s been calling the crisis on the border, Bill and Hillary Clinton enjoyed a date night on Broadway instead.

The former commander-in-chief and the former secretary of state attended a star-studded premiere of the new play Choir Boy, which tells the story of a gifted gay black teen at an all-male prep school.

The Clintons were all smiles as they posed up with their ‘Playbill’ booklet at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on West 47th Street Tuesday night.

Showtime: Bill and Hillary Clinton enjoyed a date night on Broadway Tuesday, taking in the new play Choir Boy

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Wishing the Clinton family a warm and wonderful Christmas. Merry Christmas, also, to all members of the Still4Hill community.

Here are some images of Christmases past.

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Dec 01
2018
New York, NY
Statement

Hillary and I mourn the passing of President George H.W. Bush, and give thanks for his great long life of service, love, and friendship.

I will be forever grateful for the friendship we formed. From the moment I met him as a young governor invited to his home in Kennebunkport, I was struck by the kindness he showed to Chelsea, by his innate and genuine decency, and by his devotion to Barbara, his children, and their growing brood.

Few Americans have been—or will ever be—able to match President Bush’s record of service to the United States and the joy he took every day from it; from his military service in World War II, to his work in Congress, the United Nations, China, the Central Intelligence Agency, the Vice Presidency and the Presidency, where he worked to move the post Cold War world toward greater unity, peace, and freedom.

He never stopped serving. I saw it up close, working with him on tsunami relief in Asia and here at home after Hurricane Katrina. His remarkable leadership and great heart were always on full display.

I am profoundly grateful for every minute I spent with President Bush and will always hold our friendship as one of my life’s greatest gifts.

Our hearts and prayers are with George, Jeb, Neil, Marvin, Doro, their families, and the entire Bush clan.

 


***UPDATED TO INCLUDE THIS***

Apparently, appropriately, the Texas event has been postponed.

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Unfortunately, there is no video of this one that I have found.

 


Former U.S. president Bill Clinton listens to his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, during a conference at the Bell Centre Wednesday night.Former U.S. president Bill Clinton listens to his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, during a conference at the Bell Centre Wednesday night.

The United States is making a mistake by moving in the opposite direction of Canada on cultural diversity, immigration and social harmony, former U.S. president Bill Clinton told a receptive audience in Montreal on Wednesday night.

“Canada has done such a good job of both managing its contemporary diversity and it has a very interesting immigration system,” he said at the Bell Centre, where he and his wife, former U.S. secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton, made their second stop on a paid speaking tour of North America.

The 13-stop tour, An Evening with the Clintons, began in Toronto on Tuesday.

“And yet it’s still Canada,” Clinton added. “And I just think that you can model the idea that you can become more diverse and still keep your culture and your values. It’s really very good for a modern economy.”

Canada has the capacity to embrace and influence the world in a positive way, he said.

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This was a refreshing, honest, humorous evening with the Clintons. They had serious answers on the Bin Laden raid, North Korea, despots in general, Putin in particular, and climate change – among other topics. Lighter notes touched on their courtship and time at Yale.

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The Clintons attended a performance of Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song on Saturday.


At last night’s performance of Harvey Fierstein‘s Torch Song, the audience was surprised by a visit from Hillary and Bill Clinton. The pair entered, shaking the hands of audience members, who greeted them with a standing ovation.

Watch the video below to see the Clintons entering the theatre and taking their seats!

Harvey Fierstein‘s Torch Song officially opened on Thursday, November 1 at The Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street).

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Wishing the Clinton family a Happy Thanksgiving in return.  You can make a donation here.

 

 

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