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Performer Hurt In Fall During ‘Faust’ At Met Opera

Performer Hurt In Fall During ‘Faust’ At Met Opera Reader, I was there! There was a loud banging and clanging. The orchestra stopped playing. Rene Pape turned toward the audience (perhaps speaking to the prompter?), and said “Curtain.” Awkward pause. “Curtain.” (He might have actually said “Close the curtain.”) The curtain did, indeed, close. A cryptic announcement came on instructing us to remain in our seats. A few minutes later, it was announced that we…

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