Oscar-winner Meryl Streep gave a performance of a different kind during the latest episode of Global’s “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert”.
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The legendary actress surprised both the host and viewers with her unexpected appearance during Wednesday’s show.
Streep joined in remotely to read a poem from actor John Lithgow’s new anti-Trump book, Trumpty Dumpty Wanted A Crown: Verses For A Despotic Age.
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The actress brought her signature drama to Lithgow’s poem, The Toreys, also known as The Tiger King.
The rhyme tells the story of a political party that allows a tiger to become king.
Samuel L. Jackson, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Glenn Close and Whoopi Goldberg are among the other stars who have participated in reading stories for the book’s virtual tour.
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“The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” airs weeknights at 11:35 p.m. ET/PT on Global.