An Italian actor is in a coma after a unresolved stage in a live melodramatic prolongation went wrong, ensuing in his strangulation.
Raphael Schumacher was rushed to sanatorium during a weekend after an assembly member during a prolongation in Pisa realised something was wrong and rushed to his aid.
The 27-year-old actor was appearing in a prolongation of a play called Mirages during a Teatro Lux.
Police have launched an investigation.
A news in a Il Giorno newspaper suggested sufficient reserve procedures had not been scrupulously put in place before to a performance.
According to another report, one of a other actors pronounced afterwards: “The knot should have been feign and a strap should have held him if he fell. we can't explain how an occurrence like this happened.”
The assembly member – believed to be a new medical connoisseur – went to a assist of Schumacher, who was wearing a bag over his face, after saying him tremble.
After relaxation a noose, a performer was lowered to a belligerent with a assistance of another assembly member.
Police reportedly hermetic off a entertainment and interviewed members of a expel and audience.
Schumacher has nonetheless to recover alertness and stays in hospital.