Jesse Williams stepped out in New York City's Tribeca neighborhood on Wednesday - two days after he went viral.

Tickets to Jesse's Broadway play "Take Me Out" are selling like hotcakes after his cakes went viral on Monday.

The Helen Hayes Theater installed a new infrared camera system facing the audience that will automatically detect if someone is filming.

Offenders will be escorted from the theater and the footage will be erased from their phones.

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The New York Times reported the new system was installed on Wednesday. The producers are considering whether the play will be stopped if someone is caught filming.

"This will allow us to focus on an audience member who looks like they're doing something suspicious, and assess whether they're just going through a purse to get a breath mint or pulling out a phone, Peter Dean, director of production for Second Stage Theater, told the Times.

In a tersely worded rebuke, the production company called the leaked video an "unacceptable violation of trust between the actor and audience..."


As you know, Jesse went viral on Monday when a theater patron ignored the venue's strict no cell phone policy and filmed his shower scene.

The award winning play is about a gay baseball player who comes out to his teammates.

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The theater where an audience member filmed "unauthorized" video of Jesse Williams in the nude has issued cease & desist notices.

Jesse, 40, went viral after someone filmed his performance in "Take Me Out." The Broadway show is about a gay baseball player who comes out to his teammates.

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Second Stage Theater maintains a strict no cell phone policy that was violated by an audience member. The videos went viral on Monday.

The theater management issued a statement on Tuesday afternoon.

"Second Stage Theater has worked to ensure the privacy of the "Take Me Out" company by creating a phone-free space with locks phone cases at all performances," the statement reads.

"We are appalled that this policy has been violated and unauthorized footage of our acting company has been posted. It is deeply unfortunate that one audience member chose to disrespect the production, their fellow audience members, and, most importantly, the cast in this manner."

Read the full statement below.

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Jesse Williams dismissed the viral video leak that exposed his nude body in a Broadway play titled "Take Me Out."

Jesse opened up about going viral during a guest appearance on "Watch What Happens Live" on Monday.

"Everybody makes such a big deal; it's a body," the hunky actor said.


He downplayed the hysteria his body caused on social media. "Once you see it, you realize, whatever," he said.

The video leaked after someone sneaked a cell phone into the Second Stage Theater in New York City.

The theater has a strict no cell phones policy to respect the dignity of the nude actors in the play.


The Grey's Anatomy star joked about family members seeing him nude in the play.

"Your mom's like, 'Just how I left. It didn't grow at all!," he laughed.

When asked about audience reactions, Jesse said he tunes them out.

The play is about a gay professional baseball player who comes out to his teammates. The show features locker room scenes with full frontal nudity.

The video is not hard to find if you know where to look.

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Jesse Williams was the number one trending topic last night after someone leaked nude video from his Broadway play "Take Me Out."

The Broadway play is about a gay professional baseball player who comes out to his teammates.

Audience members are required to place their cellphones into sealed Yondr cases before the play, out of respect for the nude actors on stage.

But someone secreted a cell phone into the front row and recorded clear, full frontal video of Williams completely nude on stage.

The video was posted to TikTok and Twitter and immediately went viral.

As you know, is a family-oriented blog and we do not post smut. But it shouldn't be difficult to find the video if you know where to look.

Ironically, the video dropped on the same day Williams, 40, received a Tony nomination for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play.

The Broadway play opened last month at Second Stage Theater in New York City to rave reviews.

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