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Ouch! Keira Knightley Suffered An Injury So Bad Her Broadway Show Was Cancelled! Find Out When She's Expected To Return To The Stage!

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Keira Knightley is having a rough start to her broadway career!

Last week, the Everest star's onstage debut as the lead in Helen Edmundson's play Thérèse Raquin was rudely interrupted by a crazy fan yelling nonsensical things from the audience!

Now, it looks like she really can't catch a break! According to reports, Knightley had to cancel Wednesday's performance due to a minor injury!

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Not only did the actress have to skip out on the performance, but the entire show was cancelled as well!

It's not clear how the 30-year-old got hurt, but the Roundabout Theatre Company says that Knightley is expected to return for Thursday night's performance!

Now, that's a show must go on mentality! We hope the actress doesn't have to deal with any more unplanned drama when she returns to the stage!

[Image via Joseph Marzullo/WENN.]

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Keira Knightley's Broadway Debut Interrupted By A Fan Yelling Seriously CRAZY Things From The Audience! Find Out How Keira Handled It!

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Well, this is a little unsettling!

Keira Knightley was all set to lift the curtain on her Broadway debut Thursday night, playing the main character in Helen Edmundson's play Thérèse Raquin, when something strange happened.

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Just minutes after the play began, the show was disrupted by a man yelling bizarre and scary things at Keira from a balcony on the second deck, causing the play to be stopped after several minutes and leaving the audience visibly confused.

According to sources, the man went a little overboard from the very beginning:

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Carly Rae Jepsen & You're The Worst Star Kether Donohue Are The Newest Pink Ladies For Fox's Grease: Live!

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Fox's Grease: Live just tapped another Broadway CinderellaCarly Rae Jepsen!

On Wednesday, it was announced that the Call Me Maybe singer will be playing the role of Frenchy (AKA the beauty school dropout) in the popular musical! AH-Mazing!

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And it seems the starlet is just as excited as we are for her addition to the cast as she took to Instagram to share her BIG news!

She posted:

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Perez Reviews: Spring Awakening

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We did not enjoy the original Broadway production of Spring Awakening - for many reasons. To recap: too dark, felt unfinished and felt like it belonged more off-Broadway.

So, we went in to this new revival with very low expectations and were very pleasantly surprised.

This new production - done with hearing and deaf actors - makes the show feel super fresh. There is much more going on this time around.

There's also some much needed levity. There's more humor in this one. And Spencer Liff's choreography and staging adds sooooo much to the show!

Michael Arden did a superb job directing and some truly standout performances from Camryn Manheim, Andy Mientus, Austin McKenzie and Katie Boeck.

Definitely worth seeing, even if didn't like the original production!

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Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Musical Will Now Be 4 Hours Long & Split Into Two Different Parts!

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This is great news if you're a Potterhead and somewhat awful news if you have a short attention span…

We were blown away when we heard that J.K. Rowling was crafting a brand-new Harry Potter story, but it was music to our ears when we found out that the new chapter was actually going to be told in the form of a musical!

Well, it's been three months since Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was officially announced, and now the team behind the West End production dropped yet another major bomb.

As it turns out, the musical is so grand that it's actually being cut into two 2-hour long parts that will be shown at different times!

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Kind of exactly how Deathly Hallows worked in theaters, now only done on the stage.

J.K. made the big reveal herself on Friday, saying:

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Jack Larson — Jimmy Olsen From Adventures Of Superman — Has Passed Away At 87

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He'll always be our pal!

Jack Larson, the actor who portrayed Superman's pal Jimmy Olsen in The Adventures of Superman, passed away on Sunday in his Brentwood home at the age of 87.

Larson was born in 1928 in Los Angeles and made his film debut in 1948 in the movie Fighter Squadron. Jack originally wanted to become a Broadway actor, which is why he was hesitant to take the role as Daily Planet photographer Jimmy Olsen.

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Larson was worried he'd be typecast if he took the role, but his agent assured him that the show was likely to be so bad it wouldn't air. Unfortunately for him, the show ended up being a hit and aired in syndication from 1952-1958.

As a result, his fears ended up coming true as he found it extremely difficult to find work after the hit superhero show aired.

Luckily though, he had a

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