WATCH: From hanging carpets to back-breaking chairs - Funny musical theatre fails

22 Feb
Posted in: Videos
Author: Staff

There are so many reasons live theatre is a joy but the main one is the immediacy. It's all happening, right there, in front of you, so close you can almost touch it. Most of the time, that makes for flawless, emotionally electric entertainment but sometimes, just sometimes, that entertainment comes in the form of totally unintended, slapstick comedy fun! Today we bring you a selection of the funniest Musical Theatre fails...

And yes, you guessed it, Peter Pan appears...more than once!

Do you have any stories of live theatre fails from your favourite musicals? Send us a tweet @StageFaves and share the comedy fun!

We'll start you off. Our editor Holly once saw Fiyero slap G(a)linda in the face during "Dancing Through Life" due to a mistimed statue-based dance move...