BALTIMORE, MD. (THECOUNT) — An audience member says a man interrupted a performance of “Fiddler on the Roof” at Baltimore’s Hippodrome Theatre, by yelling anti-semitic slurs Wednesday.

A witness said the man, who was seated in the balcony of the theatre on Wednesday night, began shouting “Heil Hitler, Heil Trump” during the performance intermission.

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The outburst cause many people attending the play to flee the scene fearing an escalation.

The witness stated that individuals started running and “waiting to hear a gunshot.”

The man was escorted out and the show without further incident. The performance continued.

Rich Scherr via Twitter @writerguyRich: “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.” source

“Fiddler on the Roof” is based on a Yiddish story and tells the story of a Jewish family persecuted in tsarist Russia.

The newspaper couldn’t reach a spokesman for the Hippodrome, and the report didn’t have comment from police.

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