More Than 75 Injured in Partial London theater Collapse

Inside of Apollo Theater
By Associated Press | 

LONDON (AP) -- Authorities in London say more than 75 people were injured when part of the ceiling of a theater collapsed Thursday night. Seven of the injuries are serious.

The collapse at London's Apollo Theatre happened during a Christmas holiday season performance with more than 700 people in the theater at the time. Police say plaster and masonry from a section of the ceiling tumbled down, bringing parts of the theater's balconies down with it onto the audience.

One person seated near the stage says she heard the main actor shout, "watch out!"

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