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Offstage homophobia controversy for 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof'

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Joanna Lee

A heckling incident behind the SoCal production heats up debate about gay rights and actors' protection.

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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.

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Joanna Lee is a Melbourne journalist.