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Chicago opera in hot water after actor burned on stage

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The Lyric Opera of Chicago is under investigation after a performer was badly burned during a fire-breathing stunt.

A dress rehearsal at the Lyric Opera of Chicago went awfully awry after performer Wesley Daniel accidentally set himself on fire during a fire-breathing stunt. Daniel, an experienced fire-breather, has been treated and released from hospital. Doctors advised he is expected to make a full recovery in just two weeks. Meanwhile the company investigates what caused the incident.


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