Madonna has accused the London Palladium of trying to censor her by pulling the curtain down after the show overran.
The singer was performing her Madame X show at the London theatre when the plug was pulled and the lights and sound were switched off as she went past her 11pm deadline.
A video she shared on Instagram shows her returning to the stage from behind the closed curtain with her backing dancers as the crowd chants her name.
She then launches into a performance of I Rise under the house lights with her microphone switched off.
She captioned the clip: "Artists Are Here to Disturb the Peace................
"It was 5 minutes past our 11.00 curfew--we had one more song to do and The Palladium decided to censor us by pulling down the metal fire curtain that weighs 9 tons.
"Fortunately they stopped it half way and no one was hurt.............. Many Thanks to the entire Audience who did not move and never left us.
"Power to The People!!"
In a statement the London Palladium said: