Theatergoer tries using fake stage plug to charge iPhone

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New York - We've all heard the saying, " the show must go on" but for one theatergoer attending "Hand To God" on Broadway, it was really more like, "The phone must stay on."

Live theater always gives audience members a courteous reminder to turn off all cell phones before the show starts, it's not like you're going to need it while you're there. One man in new york, however, decided his phone needed charging and the performance was the perfect time to fill that battery.

According to, the audience member actually climbed onto the stage right before the show and plugged his phone into a fake electrical outlet. On the set!

The crew had to stop one of the opening numbers to unplug the phone and explain why real phones and fake sets don't mix.

Apparently, the crowd heckled the guy when he returned to take his phone back. Perhaps he was just confused over the term 'curtain call.'



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