“From here on out, I declare that no one ever wish me again to ‘break a leg'”.
Joyce DiDonato, American mezzo soprano, shortly after having broken a leg on stage in a production of The Barber of Serville at the Royal Opera House. DiDonato insisted on continuing the performance in a wheel chair.
Source: Kirkup, Sarah, “Backstage Blogging”, Classic FM. December, 2009, p. 52.