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Spiderman cancelled tonight#1
Posted: 8/6/13 at 8:05pm
Just found out that Spiderman was cancelled last second.

Updated On: 8/6/13 at 08:05 PM
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Spiderman cancelled tonight#2
Posted: 8/6/13 at 8:27pm
Wow. Must be serious if they had to cancel a performance last-minute.
"The Spectacle has, indeed, an emotional attraction of its own, but, of all the parts, it is the least artistic, and connected least with the art of poetry. For the power of Tragedy, we may be sure, is felt even apart from representation and actors. Besides, the production of spectacular effects depends more on the art of the stage machinist than on that of the poet."
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Spiderman cancelled tonight#2
Posted: 8/6/13 at 8:36pm
I heard the stage manager caught Reeve Carney playing a game of bobble head with one of the male ensemble members and the show had to be cancelled because Reeve has locked himself in his dressing room closet and won't come out (pun intended).
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Spiderman cancelled tonight#3
Posted: 8/6/13 at 8:44pm
If you don't have facts, then don't post rumors.
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Spiderman cancelled tonight#5
Posted: 8/6/13 at 8:48pm
Just saw this on Twitter. I wonder what happened.
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Spiderman cancelled tonight#7
Posted: 8/6/13 at 9:03pm
Where did you see this on Twitter? I tried searching for tweets and found nothing.
"The Spectacle has, indeed, an emotional attraction of its own, but, of all the parts, it is the least artistic, and connected least with the art of poetry. For the power of Tragedy, we may be sure, is felt even apart from representation and actors. Besides, the production of spectacular effects depends more on the art of the stage machinist than on that of the poet."
--Aristotle
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Spiderman cancelled tonight#8
Posted: 8/6/13 at 9:11pm



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Spiderman cancelled tonight#9
Posted: 8/6/13 at 9:24pm
I hope no one was hurt.

Maybe people should find out the facts first before they start cracking jokes.
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Spiderman cancelled tonight#11
Posted: 8/6/13 at 9:26pm
Don't they do stunt rehearsal right before the show? Something going wrong then would explain the late cancellation.
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Spiderman cancelled tonight#15
Posted: 8/6/13 at 9:36pm
It's more likely than not a technical malfunction. You can't run a show like that if one of the automation systems goes down or something.
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Spiderman cancelled tonight#20
Posted: 8/6/13 at 10:13pm
The automation system went down in rehearsals today. A computer malfunction. They are working to restore full automation for tomorrow's performances.
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Spiderman cancelled tonight#11
Posted: 8/6/13 at 10:54pm
Thankfully no one was hurt!
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Spiderman cancelled tonight#12
Posted: 8/6/13 at 11:13pm
Well on the bright side, at least the people who get didn't see the show tonight didn't have to see the show tonight.

Updated On: 8/6/13 at 11:13 PM
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Spiderman cancelled tonight#13
Posted: 8/6/13 at 11:20pm
Makes me want to sit on a dimly lit fire escape and croon a soporific ballad.
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Spiderman cancelled tonight#14
Posted: 8/6/13 at 11:25pm
You should attach a few dozen really thick wires to you that make it obvious you're attached to them and jump around for a while after singing that song and then charge people $150 to watch you do that.
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Spiderman cancelled tonight#15
Posted: 8/6/13 at 11:28pm
I've made less for even less sensible things!
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Spiderman cancelled tonight#16
Posted: 8/6/13 at 11:29pm
Just to be clear, you're using "song" euphemistically, right?
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Spiderman cancelled tonight#17
Posted: 8/6/13 at 11:33pm
Oh yea. U2 recently announced they're working on a new album and their old fans replied, "That's okay. We're all set. Thanks just the same."
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Spiderman cancelled tonight#18
Posted: 8/6/13 at 11:38pm
Hey man, I'm a fan of U2.

Just remember, half the band had the good taste not to be involved with this show in any way.
Words don't deserve that kind of malarkey. They're innocent, neutral, precise, standing for this, describing that, meaning the other, so if you look after them you can build bridges across incomprehension and chaos. But when they get their corners knocked off, they're no good anymoreI don't think writers are sacred, but words are. They deserve respect. If you get the right ones in the right order, you can nudge the world a little.
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Spiderman cancelled tonight#19
Posted: 8/6/13 at 11:46pm
Yea. They should just break up now. There's no way to come back from "No Songs on the Horizon" ("Fez"?) or the two "ethical" members of the band stabbing Julie Taymor in the back.
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Spiderman cancelled tonight#20
Posted: 8/6/13 at 11:54pm
They're already not doing too hot this summer. Having to cancel a show won't help them in any way. I saw it once. Liked it and I'm glad I saw it, but I wouldn't pay to see it on Broadway again.
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Spiderman cancelled tonight#21
Posted: 8/7/13 at 12:42am
It seems odd to me that it isn't on any of the official SPIDER-MAN social media. Plus it's f*cked that my original post calling bullsh!t was deleted.
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Spiderman cancelled tonight#22
Posted: 8/7/13 at 2:43am
Someone needs to tweet back to Elizabeth Boone. I want to slap her. A show would not just cancel for the heck of it. I can understand the disappointment, but producers were anything but unprofessional to cancel the show if there was a safety concern.
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Spiderman cancelled tonight#23
Posted: 8/7/13 at 2:46am
^ Agreed. The hashtag "unprofessional" is uncalled for... unprofessional would be allowing the show to go on when there is a safety concern.
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Spiderman cancelled tonight#24
Posted: 8/7/13 at 10:15am
Beings back memories of the old Julie Taymor days.
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Spiderman cancelled tonight#25
Posted: 8/7/13 at 11:35am
"Someone needs to tweet back to Elizabeth Boone. I want to slap her. A show would not just cancel for the heck of it. I can understand the disappointment, but producers were anything but unprofessional to cancel the show if there was a safety concern"

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