UPDATE: London Theatre Ceiling Collapse Under Investigation; 76 People Injured

By Dominic Patten, Nancy Tartaglione

2ND UPDATE, FRIDAY AM: Following the ceiling collapse at London’s Apollo Theatre on Thursday evening, the Society of London Theatre released a statement on Friday morning. The cause of the incident at the Nimax Theatres-owned venue, which the BBC says injured 76 people, seven of them seriously, is still being investigated. One avenue to be pursued in the investigation, the BBC says, will be what effect a Thursday evening thunder- and lightning-storm may have had on the 100-year-old building. Performances of The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time, which is currently running at the Apollo, have been cancelled for Friday and Saturday. Here’s the full statement from the Society of London Theatre: (more…)

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