PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — He wasn’t a dancer but he got down on one knee Thursday at a special performance of “The Nutcracker” at the Pennsylvania Ballet. An audience member popped the question.READ MORE: Methacton Lacrosse Coach Garth Little Facing Charges After Video Captures Him Shoving Student-Athlete
Shehriyar Mehershehi asked his girlfriend, Alisha Alie to marry him.
“He just went down, he said absolutely nothing — absolutely nothing — but he went down and I’m just happy because I love him so much,” Alie said.
The proposal happened during the show’s intermission. Thursday was the future bride’s birthday.READ MORE: Homeowner's Body Found Following Explosions, Massive Fire In Lower Providence Township Townhouses
The couple met at her work place.
“I saw her and I was like, ‘this is the girl I want,’ and honestly, she’s a dream girl for me,” Mehershehi said.MORE NEWS: 'Sad Day In The Rescue World': Animal Advocates Fear Proposed Legislation Would Force Dog Owners To Give Up Pets
This was the first time they’ve seen a performance of “The Nutcracker.”