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Cate Blanchett Injured During Sydney Play

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.

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