Theatre wouldn’t be theatre if everything went right every single time. The thrill that something could go wrong at any moment is a part of the excitement experienced during a live performance.
Sometimes, it takes a savvy actor with a healthy sense of play to save the day when things inevitably go wrong. These Reddit users recounted times when improv from actors during an unexpected hiccup became a highlight of the performance.
As productions grow more and more technically ambitious, there are bound to be some kinks brought about by technical difficulties.
Here are some of our favorites:
Sometimes the actors slipped up…
Other times involved rude audience members.
Luckily, Broadway actors are seasoned enough to handle anything that comes their way. After all, the show must go on.