It’s a familiar story: Somebody goes to a musical Broadway, ignores the code of conduct and draws a phone.
But on Monday night it was no Kanye West, the musical was “The Cher Show”
The performance had been going on for about an hour when the actor who played Sonny Bono, Jarrod Spector, went on Twitter to summon West’s behavior.
Mr. The West Representative confirmed the phone usage and said: “Kanye was on his phone and took notes. He loved the show and was incredibly impressed with the production.”
The event is the latest in a wide range of cellular distributions at the Broadway show, reflecting an increasing willingness of practitioners to shout what they see as misunderstanding in the audience.
Just a week ago in a preview of The Cher Show, Stephanie J. Block, one of three actresses who played the title character, asked a patron to stop recording video on her performance while she was mid-moon (she turned off her microphone between texts so that her request could not be
And Mike Birbiglia, the comedian who now performs a solo show on Broadway, repeatedly interrupted his show to engage with people whose phones call or act sms or banded during his conduct. 19659002] Mr. West is not the first celebrity to be the avoul of theater performers. Perhaps the most famous instance Madonna used to use the phone during an off-Broadway performance of “Hamilton” calling on the star Lin-Manuel Miranda refused to allow her backstage. (“# For Yourself”, he said on Twitter, although he did not name the celebrities and later took down the tweet.)
Here r. West was also not the only person who used a phone during opening night’s Monday. During the second act at least two patrons of mobile phones went off.