Offstage homophobia controversy for 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof' Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Review: Whiteley, Opera Australia Opera Australia has premiered its first new work in nearly a decade, and it’s quintessentially Australian, both in subject and tone, but does it capture the spirit of artist Brett Whiteley? Beef, coal, and hot tracks: Aus music exports earn $195 million each year Australian music is performing remarkably overseas, according to a new Australia Council report. Review: Doppelgangster's Cold War, Prague Fringe Festival It’s easy to let the trajectory of the aural-optical assault wash over you, but blink and you’ll miss it all. How circus and theatre support young people’s mental health (locked) New studies in SA and WA demonstrate the positive impact of the performing arts on young people’s mental health and wellbeing. (Premium content) Premium content Joanna Lee Wednesday 4 June, 2014 A heckling incident behind the SoCal production heats up debate about gay rights and actors' protection. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Join Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of members-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily ... and much, much more. Join Now and join the British arts community today Image: John Lacy; via The Wrap A Los Angeles production of Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof has been cancelled and one of its actors sacked after he confronted a vocally homophobic audience member. Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Joanna Lee is a Melbourne journalist.