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Lindsay Lohan pops gold dust after West End opening night

Lindsay Lohan celebrated her official stage debut in the West End on Thursday night (02Oct14) by showering the theater audience with gold dust.

The relieved Mean Girls star let off a party popper as she took her encore and giggled as the front rows were covered with gold confetti.


After a series of previews and mixed early reviews, the actress finally experienced opening night on the London stage, and apart from a brief moment when she forgot her lines during the second act of David Mamet's satire Speed-the-Plow, she was largely a hit.


Lohan plays the role of secretary Karen in the play, a role that was originated by Madonna on Broadway in 1988.


West Wing star Richard Schiff and stage veteran Nigel Lindsay also feature in the play at the Playhouse Theater.


After Thursday's opening night, The Stage's critic Mark Shenton wrote, "There are really qualified actors to play this part and she's not qualified. She was so out of her league. We are talking about the wrong Lindsay here. It's Nigel Lindsay we should be talking about. He is a serious actor."


The show runs until 29 November (14).