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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 6/14- SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK

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Welcome to BWW's ON THIS DAY Series celebrating theatrical birthdays, openings and special events that took place on this day in theatre history!

Today in 2011, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark opened at the Foxwoods Theatre, where it ran for 1066 performances. Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark is a rock musical with music and lyrics by U2's Bono and The Edge and a book by Julie Taymor, Glen Berger, and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. The musical is based on the Spider-Man comics created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, published by Marvel Comics, as well as the 2002 film about the character and the Greek myth of Arachne. lt tells the story of the origin of the character, his romance with Mary Jane and his battles with the evil Green Goblin.

In celebration of this day, we bring you 'If the World Should End' as performed at the 2011 Tony Awards. Click below to check it out!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 6/14- SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK
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