“People started running,” Rich Scherr told The Baltimore Sun. “I’ll be honest, I was waiting to hear a gunshot. I thought, ‘Here we go.’ ”
The Trump-supporting agitator was escorted out before the play resumed, but the damage was done.
“My heart was just racing. I didn’t even really pay attention to the second act,” Scherr, who took the video below, says.
"Fiddler on the Roof" is a famous musical that has appeared on Broadway at least six times. It tells the story of a poor Jewish family at the turn of the 20th century, when Jews were an oppressed religious minority subject to the whims of the czar and local authorities.
Scherr, who was attending the performance, is also a Baltimore Sun sportswriter, posted this video:
Sick, sad world. A man stands at intermission of tonight’s performance of Fiddler in Baltimore and yells, “Heil Hitler,” along with pro-Trump references. pic.twitter.com/slDcPwF7re
— Rich Scherr (@writerguyRich) November 15, 2018
Just weeks ago a madman shot 11 people dead at a Jewish synagogue in Pittsburgh. The gunman shouted, "All Jews must die."
Anti-Semitic hate crimes have skyrocketed under President Trump.
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