BREAKING NEWS: Last night's performance of the 14 time Tony nominated Hadestown came to a halt within the first 30 minutes of the show's first act.
During the big showstopping number LIVIN' IT UP ON TOP, a woman in the audience experienced a heart attack. The show was stopped or the staff of the Walter Kerr Theatre to call 911. Meanwhile while waiting for the EMT to arrive, a medical professional who was also in the audience started to do CPR. 5 minutes later, the EMT arrived, the woman was taken on a stretcher and headed to a nearby hospital. From there, the show continued from where it left off.
Tony nominee Patrick Page who stars as the wicked "Hades" himself took to social media to talk about the experience and applauded the professionals who helped.
Last night's performance of Hadestown came to an abrupt halt when a medical emergency arose in the audience.
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