Two theatergoers from Houston, who saw the accident happen Monday night during a performance of the Broadway musical, talk about the experience.
Spiderman stuntman Christopher W. Tierney, fell 30 feet into a stage pit during a preview Monday night at Foxwoods Theatre when a safety tether that clips to his back failed.
Tierney, was wheeled out on a stretcher out of the Foxwoods Theatre, 213 W 42nd St, New York City. He was transported by FDNY paramedics to Bellevue Hospital with minor injuries. He suffered broken ribs and internal bleeding, according to an employee or stagehand at the theater.