Italian actor in coma after horrific stage accident

Italian actor in coma after horrific stage accident

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Italian actor Raphael Schumacher is in a coma after an apparent prop malfunction during a weekend performance that resulted in his accidental hanging

The incident happened during a performance of an experimental play called Mirages at Pisa’s Teatro Lux. While police are still investigating exactly what happened, it’s believed several prop malfunctions occurred during a scene in which Schumacher’s character was being lynched.

Among the safety precautions that apparently went wrong, Schumacher should have been wearing a safety harness and a box that should have supported him was out of place. Additionally, a fellow cast member said the noose should have been “fake.” Read more…

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Italian actor in coma after horrific stage accident