A man caused a commotion in a Baltimore theater after yelling “Heil Hitler! Heil Trump!” during a performance of “Fiddler on the Roof.”
The outburst comes at a time of a dramatic spike in anti-Semitic incidents in the United States and follows last month’s Pittsburgh synagogue shooting in which a gunman killed 11 worshippers.
“Fiddler on the Roof” is an award-winning musical based on the “Tevye” stories by Sholem Aleichem, about a Jewish family facing persecution in Tsarist Russia.
The incident happened Wednesday night about 10 minutes into the first intermission of the play at Baltimore’s Hippodrome Theatre, audience members told CNN.
The final scene before intermission reminded the man of his hatred for Trump, according to a police report of the incident, and he then stood up to yell “Heil Hitler! Heil Trump!” Read more