• Watch Tom Hanks Ad-Lib in-Character as Shakespeare's Falstaff During Medical Emergency That Stopped LA Play

    3 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    When an audience member had a medical emergency Wednesday night during a performance of Shakespeare's Henry IV, Tom Hanks saved the show by entertaining the crowd with an in-character ad lib session while medics tended to the patient.
    According to the OC Register , the performance was halted for nearly half an hour after the audience member fell unconscious. Crew members with medical training attempted first aid until paramedics arrived. It was then that Hanks, who plays Falstaff in the Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles production, came back out onstage to keep the crowd from...
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