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Michael Cohl Reveals SPIDER-MAN Arena Tour in the Works for 2015-16Michael Cohl Reveals SPIDER-MAN Arena Tour in the Works for 2015-16
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2014

In a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal, Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark producer Michael Cohl revealed that the show will n fact not be opening in Las Vegas. Instead an arena tour is in the works for 'late 2015 or winter 2016.' He told WSJ: "I think Spider-man is a pop culture rock show that was meant to be in arenas." When asked about the recently cancelled Jesus Christ Superstar arena tour, another project with which he was affiliated, Cohl commented: "It was a disaster. Ticket sales were terrible." (more...)
Injured SPIDER-MAN Actor Daniel Curry Talks Accident, Lawsuit and More: 'I Thought, Am I Going to Die?'Injured SPIDER-MAN Actor Daniel Curry Talks Accident, Lawsuit and More: 'I Thought, Am I Going to Die?'
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2014

More has come to light on the SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK saga involving injured dancer Daniel Curry, as the performer has opened up about the experience and the resulting lawsuit in an interview with The New York Times. (more...)
Injured SPIDER-MAN Actor Daniel Curry Suing Show's ProducersInjured SPIDER-MAN Actor Daniel Curry Suing Show's Producers
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2014

SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK might have closed on Broadway, but its drama continues. The New York Times reports that Daniel Curry, who was injured in August while performing in the musical, filed a lawsuit this week against the show's producers, engineering consultants and others, pointing to the "negligence in the design and operation of a mechanical lift that Mr. Curry was using onstage when he was hurt." (more...)
SPIDER-MAN Swings Off Broadway - The Full History!SPIDER-MAN Swings Off Broadway - The Full History!
by BWW Staff - January 4, 2014

In today's edition of 'SPIDER-MAN Swings Off Broadway,' check out the show's FULL history from it's inception in 2007 to future plans for a run in Las Vegas. (more...)
SPIDER-MAN Swings Off Broadway, Part Four: Broadway Run & The Future - Litigation, Celebration & VegasSPIDER-MAN Swings Off Broadway, Part Four: Broadway Run & The Future - Litigation, Celebration & Vegas
by Tyler Peterson - January 3, 2014

Today's final edition of 'SPIDER-MAN Swings Off Broadway' chronicles the production's three-year run, eclipsing the expectations of critics and naysayers that claimed Spidey would fail to weave his web on the Great White Way. From Taymor's notorious legal battle with the show's producers, to an official closing notice, SPIDER-MAN has managed to remain at the Foxwoods night after night, providing audiences with a never-before-seen evening of theatre - and the promise of a Las Vegas venture in the near future. (more...)
Reeve Carney's SPIDER-MAN Costume to Display at National Museum of American HistoryReeve Carney's SPIDER-MAN Costume to Display at National Museum of American History
by BWW News Desk - January 2, 2014

SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark announced today that the Smithsonian Institution is inducting the Spider-Man costume worn by its original star, Reeve Carney, into the permanent collection of its National Museum of American History in Washington D.C. This honor coincides with the production's final performance on Broadway, taking place on Saturday, January 4, 2014, before the production moves to Las Vegas. (more...)
SPIDER-MAN Swings Off Broadway, Part Three: The Opening Night - Bows, Red Carpet & Taymor's ReturnSPIDER-MAN Swings Off Broadway, Part Three: The Opening Night - Bows, Red Carpet & Taymor's Return
by Tyler Peterson - January 2, 2014

Today's edition of 'SPIDER-MAN Swings Off Broadway' showcases the show's highly anticipated and much-delayed opening night on the Great White Way. Spidey first 'officially' wove his web for an all-star audience on June 14, 2011 - over five months behind schedule - with an altered book, additions to the electric rock score, and a slew of new high-flying aerial feats, in hopes of puting an end to the criticism once and for all. (more...)
SPIDER-MAN Swings Off Broadway, Part Two: The Previews - Delays, Departures & InjuriesSPIDER-MAN Swings Off Broadway, Part Two: The Previews - Delays, Departures & Injuries
by Tyler Peterson - January 1, 2014

Today's edition of 'SPIDER-MAN Swings Off Broadway' features Spidey's time in previews, recalling the show's journey from its first performance in November 2010, until the revamped edition opened on Broadway 183 previews Later. From late 2010 through June 2011, all eyes were on the Foxwoods, as numerous actors sustained severe injuries, and on-and-offstage drama between the creative team and producers emerged, eventually forcing visionary Julie Taymor to walk away, and leave SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK in the hands of others. (more...)
SPIDER-MAN Swings Off Broadway, Part One: The Beginning - Inception, Rumors & RehearsalsSPIDER-MAN Swings Off Broadway, Part One: The Beginning - Inception, Rumors & Rehearsals
by Nicole Rosky - December 31, 2013

Today's edition of 'SPIDER-MAN Swings Off Broadway' focuses on the show's beginnings, recalling Spidey's journey from its inception in April 2007, until previews began at the Foxwoods Theater on November 28, 2010. For over three years, rumors circulated about the comic book hero's trip to Broadway, and after a major cast shuffle and a few initial production delays, the first version of the musical at last performed for Broadway audiences. (more...)
Joe Allen Makes Statement on SPIDER-MAN Appearance on Flop WallJoe Allen Makes Statement on SPIDER-MAN Appearance on Flop Wall
by BWW News Desk - December 30, 2013

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark, the Broadway spectacular that defied odds and expectations to conquer New York, will play its final performance at the Foxwoods Theatre on January 4, 2014. Since the announcement, there has been speculation as to whether the show, which ran for 3 years on Broadway, will make it to the infamous wall of flops at Joe Allen (326 West 46th Street). (more...)
Empire State Building to Honor SPIDER-MAN's Final Performance?Empire State Building to Honor SPIDER-MAN's Final Performance?
by BWW News Desk - December 24, 2013

Page Six reports that Spidey producers have put in an official request, asking that the Empire State Building light up in red and blue in honor of the show's final performance on January 4th. (more...)
SPIDER-MAN to Open at Steve Wynn's Encore Theatre in Las Vegas?SPIDER-MAN to Open at Steve Wynn's Encore Theatre in Las Vegas?
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2013

Now according to the Las Vegas Sun, Wynn is making space for the musical at the Encore Theatre. Robin Leach writes: 'I can safely confirm Steve's "very serious interest" in moving the high-flying spectacular to open in his Encore Theater in a year, but nothing is apparently yet signed and sealed. He's prepared to financially back its revamped version, adding incredible, stunning Las Vegas elements to the extravaganza.' (more...)
SPIDER-MAN Trio Harmonizes On Holiday FavoriteSPIDER-MAN Trio Harmonizes On Holiday Favorite
by Pat Cerasaro - December 18, 2013

A trio of talented triple-threats from currently running Broadway page-to-stage musical SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK have taken to social media to share the seasonal spirit byway of an especially smart rendition of a treasured yuletide tune. (more...)
Steve Wynn to Host SPIDER-MAN in Las Vegas?Steve Wynn to Host SPIDER-MAN in Las Vegas?
by BWW News Desk - December 12, 2013

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark, the Broadway spectacular that defied odds and expectations to conquer New York, is moving to Las Vegas, the entertainment capital of the world. After more than three historic years on Broadway, the show play its final performance at the Foxwoods Theatre on January 4, 2014. Now according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Casino executive Steve Wynn is currently in meetings to host the production. (more...)
SPIDER-MAN to Launch Arena Tour in 2016?SPIDER-MAN to Launch Arena Tour in 2016?
by BWW News Desk - December 11, 2013

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark, the Broadway spectacular that defied odds and expectations to conquer New York, is moving to Las Vegas, the entertainment capital of the world. After more than three historic years on Broadway, the show play its final performance at the Foxwoods Theatre on January 4, 2014. In a recent interview with Billboard, producer Michael Cohl chatted about the big transfer. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Jeremiah Harris Reads from Glen Berger's Book SONG OF SPIDER-MANSTAGE TUBE: Jeremiah Harris Reads from Glen Berger's Book SONG OF SPIDER-MAN
by Stage Tube - December 4, 2013

To celebrate the third anniversary of the first performance of SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark, the production is rolling out a series of videos of dramatic readings of selections from Glen Berger's new tome, Song of Spider-Man: The Inside Story of the Most Controversial Musical in Broadway History. In this third installment, SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark producer Jeremiah J. Harris reads a passage. Check it out below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Michael Riedel Reads from Glen Berger's Book SONG OF SPIDER-MANSTAGE TUBE: Michael Riedel Reads from Glen Berger's Book SONG OF SPIDER-MAN
by Stage Tube - December 2, 2013

To celebrate the third anniversary of the first performance of SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark, the production is rolling out a series of videos of dramatic readings of selections from Glen Berger's new tome, Song of Spider-Man: The Inside Story of the Most Controversial Musical in Broadway History. In this second installment, New York Post columnist Michael Riedel, who has vocally been rooting against the production (which grossed more than $1.4 million last week) since the very beginning, reads a passage about himself. (more...)
SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK Celebrates Third Anniversary TonightSPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK Celebrates Third Anniversary Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 26, 2013

Three years ago SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark played its first performance on Broadway -- an evening that is now the stuff of Broadway lore. In the ensuing years, the production has made an unprecedented glowing impact on New York City and the theater world. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Patrick Page Reads from Glen Berger's Book SONG OF SPIDER-MANSTAGE TUBE: Patrick Page Reads from Glen Berger's Book SONG OF SPIDER-MAN
by Stage Tube - November 26, 2013

To celebrate the third anniversary of the first performance of Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark, the production is rolling out a series of videos of dramatic readings of selections from Glen Berger's new tome, Song of Spider-Man: The Inside Story of the Most Controversial Musical in Broadway History. Enjoy the first installment, featuring original Broadway cast member Patrick Page (Green Goblin), below! (more...)
SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK Has Offers from Russia, Germany & JapanSPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK Has Offers from Russia, Germany & Japan
by BWW News Desk - November 20, 2013

In yesterday's New York Post, Michael Cohl, the producer of Broadway's SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK opened up to Michael Riedel about the recent news that the show will be closing down in January. (more...)
Update: SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK Sets Jan. 4, 2014 Closing DateUpdate: SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK Sets Jan. 4, 2014 Closing Date
by BWW News Desk - November 19, 2013

SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark, the Broadway spectacular that defied odds and expectations to conquer New York, is moving to Las Vegas, the entertainment capital of the world. After more than three historic years on Broadway, the show play its final performance at the Foxwoods Theatre on January 4, 2014. Additional information on the upcoming Las Vegas production will be announced in the weeks to come. SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark is currently the 16th highest grossing Broadway production of all time, having taken in more than $200 million at the box office. The show has been seen by approximately two million fans, and will have played 1,268 performances by the time it takes its final bow at the Foxwoods Theatre. (more...)
OFFICIAL: SPIDER-MAN to Close on Broadway in January 2014; Next Stop, Las Vegas!OFFICIAL: SPIDER-MAN to Close on Broadway in January 2014; Next Stop, Las Vegas!
by BWW News Desk - November 18, 2013

Following a flurry of rumors this evening, BroadwayWorld has received official word that SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK will be switching off the lights in January 2014. (more...)
SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK to Close in January 2014?SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK to Close in January 2014?
by BWW News Desk - November 18, 2013

The Wall Street Journal reports that SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK will be switching off the lights in January 2014. 'People familiar with the matter' told the WSJ that the announcement will be made this week. Variety has also independently confirmed the show's January closing. (more...)
Exclusive Photo Coverage: Reeve Carney, Rebecca Faulkenberry & SPIDER-MAN Cast Sing Carols For A CureExclusive Photo Coverage: Reeve Carney, Rebecca Faulkenberry & SPIDER-MAN Cast Sing Carols For A Cure
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - November 14, 2013

Stars and casts from the current Broadway line-up have been busy in the studio, recording for the 2013 Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 15. Singing traditional and original holiday songs, this annual holiday music CD benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA), one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you exclusive photos from SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK's recording session for 'A Savior is Born' with castmembers Jason Michael Webb, Andros Rodriguez, Alex Stoll, Ari Loeb, Reeve Carney, Maxx Reed, Jamison Scott, Josh Sassanella, Michael Wilhoite, Jason Michael Webb , Ashley Adamek, Diana Calderazzo, Monette McKay, Whitney Sprayberry, Michelle Dawson, Kristen Faith Oei, Andros Rodriguez, Cass Christopher, and Rebecca Faulkenberry. (more...)
Gene Simmons Offered Role of 'Green Goblin' in SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK!Gene Simmons Offered Role of 'Green Goblin' in SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK!
by BWW News Desk - November 6, 2013

KISS bass guitarist and vocalist Gene Simmons Tweeted today: 'Thank you, Michael Cohl for offering me the role of the Green Goblin on the Broadway production of #spiderman', along with a picture of the villain. There has been no confirmation yet on whether he has accepted the offer, but stay tuned -- BWW will bring you updates as we have them! (more...)

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