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Broadway Theatergoer Climbs On Stage To Charge Phone -- In Fake Outlet

You charge up your battery power, but it just won't increase your brain power.

A man at a Broadway show desperately needed to plug in his phone climbed onstage before a recent performance to connect his device to the nearest outlet, according to Playbill. Unfortunately, that power outlet was a part of the set, and very much fake.

The incident happened at a July 2 performance of "Hand to God" at the Booth Theater.

Another audience member, Chris York, described the debacle in a Facebook post:

(Part 2):I witnessed something tonight that I never imagined I would see in a Broadway theatre and Jessica and I were...

Posted by Chris York on Thursday, July 2, 2015

Cast member Sarah Stiles shared her thoughts on Twitter. She was not impressed.

And of course, the creative individuals responsible for promoting the show seized the moment.

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