Click Here for More Articles on SPIDER-MAN

THIRD SPIDER-MAN Show Swings Into New York in March

According to the New York Times, yet another Spider-Man show will be making its New York debut this March. The Tank (W. 45th Street) will welcome Seattle import SPIDERMANN on March 13 for three performances. News of this third Spidey show comes just days after THE SPIDEY PROJECT: WITH GREAT POWER COMES GREAT RESPONSIBLITY was announced for a run at People's Improv Theatre on March 14. There is still no word if Broadway's SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK will open as scheduled or if the show will see yet another delay. 

The show, a creation of John Osebold, is described as  "a hastily-constructed abstract musical" that "threads together elements of the original comic book story, references to the buzz-heavy Broadway debacle, songs stripped down to their essential core, and dreamlike video sequences to create a new mythology in an art-house style." 

As for the Broadway production, SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK, word leaked out last week that producers asked Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa to rewrite the book to the show. The original book was a collaboration between Julie Taymor and Glen Berger. This time around, the show will be reworked by a Spidey expert, as Aguirra-Sacasa has written Spider-Man comics for Marvel in the past. Additionally, he penned the book for Dallas Theatre Center's IT'S A PLANE, IT'S SUPERMAN!

Featuring direction by Tony® Award-winner Julie Taymor (The Tempest, Across The Universe, The Lion King), music and lyrics by 22-time Grammy® Award-winners Bono and The Edge, a book co-written by Taymor and Glen Berger (Underneath The Lintel) and one of the most iconic title characters of all time, SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark is the most ambitious production ever undertaken on Broadway and certainly the most expensive and most heavily watched productions in Broadway history.

To read the full article, click here

Related Articles

More Hot Stories For You

Dancer and Actor Jack Burns Passes Away At Age 14
It has been reported that young actor and ballet star, Jack Burns, has passed away suddenly at age fourteen.... (read more)

Photo: Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta Don GREASE Costumes For Film Sing-A-Long
Today, Grease was the word at Coral Sky Amphitheatre as John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, slipped back into their iconic costumes from the film to... (read more)

Voting Open For The 2019 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards Worldwide
Voting is NOW OPEN for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards Worldwide, brought to you by TodayTix! The nominees are set, and now you can vote to mak... (read more)

First Look: Rob McClure in the Broadway-Bound MRS. DOUBTFIRE in Seattle
BroadwayWorld has a first look at MRS. DOUBTFIRE which celebrates its opening night tonight at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre! Get a first look at the c... (read more)

Breaking: Caissie Levy, John Cariani, Chip Zien, Tamika Lawrence & More Join CAROLINE, OR CHANGE on Broadway
Caroline, or Change has found its Broadway cast! Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced the cast joining Olivier Award winner Sharon D Clarke i... (read more)

BE MORE CHILL to Premiere in Chicago in April
Be More Chill, the mind-bendingly fun, smash hit Broadway musical, comes to Chicago in a new production at the Apollo Theater. Based on the novel by N... (read more)