Other folks take a look at the collapsed roof of Piccadilly Theatre throughout ‘Dying of a Salesman’ play in London, Britain November 6, 2019 on this image acquired from social media. Kieran Dunn/by way of REUTERS
LONDON (Reuters) – A partial ceiling cave in at London’s Piccadilly Theatre on Wednesday halted a efficiency of Arthur Miller’s “Dying of a Salesman,” inflicting a couple of minor accidents and prompting an evacuation of the target market.
Police have been known as simply earlier than eight p.m. (1959 GMT) to the West Finish theater the place American actor Wendell Pierce used to be starring as Willy Loman in a manufacturing of the 1949 play.
“Everyone seems to be out of the theater. A couple of other people have suffered minor accidents,” police stated in a commentary. London Fireplace Brigade stated 1,100 other people were evacuated after a piece of plaster fell from the ceiling.
“I didn’t imply for it to move like this,” Pierce, identified for his paintings within the TV display “The Cord” and the 2014 movie “Selma,” instructed theatergoers in a video posted on Twitter.
“I’d love to thanks focused on safely evacuating. We say sorry and we’re happy that nobody’s harm.”
Reporting via Alistair Smout; Enhancing via Howard Goller