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Opera star burned in onstage stunt

The singer burned his face and throat


The Virginian-Pilot

CHICAGO — A Lyric Opera of Chicago performer was burned after his head caught on fire during a dress rehearsal of a production of "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg."

Wesley Daniel, who plays a fire-blowing stilt walker, suffered burns Monday after putting alcohol in his mouth and attempting to blow fire.

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