(CNN) — Taron Egerton offered an update after recently collapsing on stage.

The “Rocketman” actor fainted Saturday during the first performance of his play “Cock,” a story about a love triangle being staged at the Ambassadors Theatre in London.

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“As some of you may have heard, I passed out during the first performance of COCK last night,” Egerton wrote in a statement posted on the Instagram Story portion of his verified Instagram account. “I am completely fine. Slightly sore neck and a bruised ego but I am fine.”

Egerton joked about putting a “positive spin” on the incident and wrote that he would appreciate that anyone who attended the performance would just say that he gave “such a committed, electrified performance” that his “body couldn’t handle it and checked out.”

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He also praised his understudy, Joel Harper Jackson, “who stepped in to do the last bit of the play.”

“Joel is an amazing actor and a lovely person,” Egerton wrote. “Thank you Joel.”

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