Janet Langhart Cohen play Anne & Emmett cancelled after shooting
The world premiere of the play 'Anne and Emmett' by playwright Janet Langhart Cohen was meant to take place tonight at the Holocaust Museum, but it has now been cancelled due to the shooting at the museum by white supremacist James Wenneker Von Brunn.
Janet Cohen was with her husband, at the museum when Von Brunn entered and fired upon Officer Stephen Tyrone Johns, who later died from his injuries. The Cohens were not harmed in the shooting, but they did appear on CNN to talk about what had happened.
It is not known if the shooting had anything to do with the event meant to take place tonight
There were many people scheduled to attend the play premiere.
Attorney General Eric Holder and members of Congress were due to attend an event at the museum Wednesday night, but there was no indication that the attack was linked to that event.