Sick theatregoer almost ruins Breakfast at Tiffany's
The Pushing Daisies star is currently appearing as Holly Golightly in the hit stage production of Audrey Hepburn's classic movie.
But one performance was almost ruined after a reveller threw up over the balcony - splattering audience members below.
Friel admits she was angry at first - until she realised what had happened.
She tells radio station Smooth, "I thought it was late-comers who shouldn't have been allowed in - but it turned out someone had vomited from the balcony over six people and they were being escorted out to be cleaned up.
"I carried on singing but almost lost my way as there was such a noise coming from the seats. I almost lost it but I'm proud I kept my concentration."
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