Shocked audience see actor get strangled
AN actor was taken to hospital in a coma after a member of the audience realised he was being STRANGLED during an on-stage lynching scene gone wrong.
Raphael Schumacher, 27, was appearing in
an experimental theatre production staged in Pisa, Italy, when the shocking incident occurred.
Reports indicate that a box on which Schumacher was supposed to stand while he wore the noose was moved.
He was also supposed to wear a body harness.
is a six-scene immersive performance staged in different parts of the theatre, with the audience walking betwen them.
Schumacher’s ill-fated act took place in the courtyard of the theatre, where a rope had been suspended from a fig tree.