Earlier this week, someone posted cell phone videos of Tony-nominated actor Jesse L. Williams and his co-star Michael Oberholtzer being captured during a nude scene from the play Take Me Out, in which they star. meeting reports that the Second Stage Theater, where the play is staged on Broadway, took steps to keep cell phones out of viewers’ hands during the play, which necessitated the use of Yondr bags designed to lock cell phones away when someone was out stays in a restricted area.
It’s not known if someone unlocked the pouch (there are plenty of videos online claiming to show how to open the pouches without the patented opening and closing magnet) or simply smuggled in a device.
A Explanation posted on the theater’s Twitter account, said: “Taking nude photos of someone without their consent is highly objectionable and can have serious legal consequences,” calling the act “a gross and unacceptable breach of trust between the actor and the audience that.” was forged in the theater community. ”
This was announced by a spokesman for the theater meeting and the New York Times that it set up a new infrared camera pointed at the audience and monitored by security to see if anyone attempted to use a recording device. That’s what Second Stage production manager Peter Dean said Times The new system adds point, tilt, and zoom capabilities to the existing measurements, so you can focus on a person and see if they’re actually up to no good.
https://www.theverge.com/2022/5/12/23069597/take-me-out-ir-camera-detection-jesse-l-williams Broadway theater is installing an IR camera system to catch viewers trying to record nude scenes