Production of Shakespeare epic in New York’s Central Park shows a suited, blond-haired Caesar with a Slavic-accented wife dressed in designer clothes

Delta Air Lines Inc said on Sunday it was pulling its sponsorship of the Shakespeare in the Park production of “Julius Caesar” in New York over a portrayal of the assassinated ancient Roman leader that resembles US President Donald Trump.

The contemporary staging of William Shakespeare’s tragedy, by the nonprofit Public Theater, portrays Julius Caesar as a blond-haired, powerful man wearing a business suit with an American flag pin, while his wife, Calpurnia, has a Slavic accent and dresses in designer fashions.

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