Taron Egerton is “fully nice” after collapsing on stage throughout Saturday’s efficiency of his new play Cock on the Ambassadors Theatre in London’s West Finish.
The actor, 32, didn’t maintain any main accidents. In line with native information shops, the play was stopped whereas a health care provider within the viewers supplied help to Egerton. He then took a 40-minute break to relaxation and get well.
“I’m fully nice,” Egerton wrote in a Sunday morning Instagram Story obtained by Individuals. “Barely sore neck and a bruised ego however I’m nice.”
Egerton, who’s greatest recognized for portraying Elton John in Rocketman, went on to elucidate that he wished to place a “optimistic spin” on issues “and would admire it if anybody who was within the theatre final night time simply mentioned that I gave such a dedicated, electrifying efficiency that my physique couldn’t deal with it and I checked out.”
He mentioned he will likely be “again with a vengeance” on the subsequent efficiency, and thanked the “superb workforce” on the theatre, alongside together with his “fantastic forged mates.”
Egerton additionally thanked actor Joel Harper Jackson, who stepped in to complete the final a part of the play. “Joel is an incredible actor and a beautiful individual,” wrote Egerton.
Cock is directed by Marianne Elliot (Curious Incident of the Canine within the Nighttime), and written by Mike Bartlett (Physician Foster) and in addition stars Jonathan Bailey, Jade Anouka and Phil Daniels. The play formally opens March 15 and is ready to run via June 4.
The Hollywood Reporter has reached out to Egerton’s consultant for remark.