NSW Police investigate after cast, audience of gay play in Lane Cove have tyres slashed – Australia News

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August 27, 2017 13:23:22

Sydney police have launched an investigation after the cast and audience of a play about a gay love story had their tyres slashed — the second attack on those involved with the production.

Lane Cove Theatre Company’s production of Holding the Man has had a sold out season, but it appears not everyone is a fan of the show.

After last night’s performance, 12 cast and audience members returned to their vehicles outside The Performance Space at Longeuville, to find their tyres had been slashed.

A police spokesperson said they would investigate “motives of bias” behind the attack.

It is not the first time the production, which tells the 15-year love story of two men, has been targeted.

Earlier this month, posters advertising the play at Lane Cove Plaza were ripped down.

The attack comes at a time of significant debate about LGBTI rights is Australia, and less than three days after the Australian Electoral Commission closed…

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