Jodie Comer halts Prima Facieperformance over New York air quality

A spokesperson for the production confirmed to Variety that the British actress stopped around 10 minutes into the matinée performance at Manhattan's Golden Theatre and told the audience she couldn't breathe due to the poor air quality in New York City. Wednesday marked the second day of poor air quality warnings in NYC as a result of Canadian wildfire smoke blowing in its direction. An audience member told Deadline that the Broadway play began 10 minutes late.Shortly after Comer started the performance, she reportedly coughed, paused and called out to the stage manager, "I can't breathe in this air."