Bette Midler falls on stage, keeps performing

Posted at 2:27 AM, Sep 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-15 02:27:36-04

NEW YORK (WPIX/CNN) - Bette Midler proved the show must go on for her after an incident on stage in New York Thursday night.

The Tony award-winning Midler took a tumble onstage during a performance of the Broadway revival of "Hello, Dolly!"

It happened just before intermission.

It appears the actress fell due to a set malfunction.

The curtain dropped and the show was delayed for a short time.

"She was kind of dancing and she was walking back. It looked like the prop didn't stop moving. Then she fell, so something malfunctioned," an audience member said.

After the show, Midler tweeted explaining the fall.

“You may hear I was in a little accident on stage tonight; two set pieces collided. I had to make a run for it and I fell, but I'm fine," Midler said.

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