Actress Cate Blanchett was bleeding from her head Tuesday in her native Australia, after she was hit with a 60s style radio during a fight scene in the Sydney Theatre Company’s production of A Streetcar Named Desire.
The Oscar-winner’s injury forced the cancellation of Tuesday’s show, though a theatre spokesperson said, ”Cate’s fine. I’ve just spoken to her and she’s fine.”
A witness told the Sydney Morning Herald that Blanchett’s co-star, Joel Edgerton, “was supposed to throw it [the radio] out the window, but it sort of slipped and hit her in the head … she was so good, she just went straight on.”
Blanchett, the witness said, tried to carry on but departed the stage about a minute later.