VIDEO: On This Day, June 14- SPIDER-MAN Swings Onto Broadway!VIDEO: On This Day, June 14- SPIDER-MAN Swings Onto Broadway!
by Stage Tube - Jun 14, 2018

On this day in 2011, the Broadway production of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, finally celebrated its opening night, following the longest preview period in Broadway history. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of SPIDER-MAN's 'Rise Above' Music VideoSTAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of SPIDER-MAN's 'Rise Above' Music Video
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 14, 2011

After years of delay, 70M+ in spending, casting and creative team do-overs, injuries and a Media Blitz unlike Broadway has ever seen before, SPIDER-MAN Turn Off the Dark opened at the Foxwoods Theatre on June 14, 2011. Click below to go behind the scenes of the making of the 'Rise Above' music video! (more...)

Reeve Carney on His SPIDER-MAN Workout!Reeve Carney on His SPIDER-MAN Workout!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2011

SPIDER-MAN's own Reeve Carney recently chatted with Time Out New York about how how he keeps himself in top Spidey shape. Carney revealed, 'For me, the show is my workout. [Spider-Man] is a really great cardiovascular workout. The biggest change I've noticed is that my reflexes have improved dramatically. But I never wanted to get any bigger. I'm onstage with a band, and I like to wear sleeveless shirts. The only rock star I can think of who really makes that work, with muscles, is Bruce Springsteen, and I'm not really like him. I love his music, but I wouldn't put myself in that category. It helps to be a little more slight-of-build.' (more...)

BWW TV: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE: Talking With SPIDER-MAN's Lovebirds Reeve Carney & Jennifer DamianoBWW TV: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE: Talking With SPIDER-MAN's Lovebirds Reeve Carney & Jennifer Damiano
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 6, 2011

Welcome to the kick-off of BroadwayWorld's newest feature, and first-ever talk show, BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE. Follow Richard as he visits Broadway's best and brightest in their Broadway dressing rooms to talk about their lives, careers and all of the things you don't know, but want to know. The season begins with a unique joint chat with the lovebirds of SPIDER-MAN, Reeve Carney, who plays Peter Parker (aka Spider-Man) and Jennifer Diamiano who plays his object of his affection, Mary Jane Watson. Crammed into Carney's cozy dressing room (selected small, intentionally), Richard gets the scoop from the pair on the SPIDER-MAN journey from inside the room, how the company dealt personally with the media circus, working with artistic icons Bono, Edge and Julie Taymor, and that kiss. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Chase Brock Talks Spidey's ChoreographySTAGE TUBE: Chase Brock Talks Spidey's Choreography
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 28, 2011

Broadway?s biggest show SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark officially opens Tuesday, June 14th at the Foxwoods Theatre (213 West 42nd Street). The show features creative consultation by Philip William McKinley (The Boy From Oz), original direction by Tony Award-winner Julie Taymor (The Lion King, Across The Universe, Frida), music and lyrics by 22- time Grammy Award-winners Bono and The Edge, and book co-written by Taymor, Glen Berger (Underneath The Lintel) and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Fantastic Four and Spider-Man comics, 'Big Love'). (more...)

Julie Taymor to Speak Out About SPIDER-MANJulie Taymor to Speak Out About SPIDER-MAN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2011

Although SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK has seldom stopped making headlines in the past year, the team behind the musical has been all but mum on details regarding their tumultous journey. From recasting, to previews, to delays, and finally opening night - which took place just this Tuesday - there has been more attention focused on the show than any in recent memory. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK Gypsy Robe CeremonyExclusive Photo Coverage: SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK Gypsy Robe Ceremony
by Walter McBride - Jun 18, 2011

A long-standing opening night tradition on the Great White Way, the fabled Gypsy Robe is bestowed upon a veteran Broadway chorus member for each opening production. In what has now become a theatrical ritual, originating on Broadway 60 years ago, SPIDER-MAN cast member Luther Creek was the recipient at the Foxwoods Theatre in New York City. (more...)

Photo Coverage: SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK Opening Night Party!Photo Coverage: SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK Opening Night Party!
by Walter McBride - Jun 15, 2011

While the Broadway world is still abuzz from Sunday's Tony Awards, all eyes turned last night to another star-studded red carpet event: the much-delayed opening of SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK. BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture all of the excitement of the night, including the arrivals for the cast and creative team for the show's opening night party. (more...)

SPIDER-MAN on Early Hollywood Reporter Review 'Bad Taste' SPIDER-MAN on Early Hollywood Reporter Review 'Bad Taste'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2011

On the subject of breaking the 10:00 p.m. embargo on reviews, -Rick Miramontez, Spokesperson, SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark released a statement noting that 'For The Hollywood Reporter to break the embargo and run its review before opening night curtain goes up is the epitome of bad taste. Everyone in this production has waited a very long time to get to this point, and it is incredibly disrespectful that certain members of the media won't wait a few more hours to post their reviews. We trust that no other outlets will stoop so low.' (more...)

Just In: Julie Taymor Will Attend SPIDER-MAN's Opening Tonight!Just In: Julie Taymor Will Attend SPIDER-MAN's Opening Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2011

After more than 185 previews, onstage and offstage drama, and the critics descending long before the opening, the official opening of SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK is - at last - here tonight. The New York Times has just cleared up the speculation has whether original Spider-Man creator Julie Taymor would attend the opening, having been replaced by Philip William McKinley back in March. (more...)

Will Julie Taymor Attend SPIDER-MAN's Opening?Will Julie Taymor Attend SPIDER-MAN's Opening?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2011

According to Showbiz411.com who has been fairly accurate with Julie Taymor related news, they report that 'I'm told that the show's masterful creator, Julie Taymor, is likely to attend the premiere. She should, and she should take a big bow at curtain call. Tonight closes almost nine years worth of hard work.' (more...)

BWW TV Preview: SPIDER-MAN Opens on Broadway - TONIGHT!BWW TV Preview: SPIDER-MAN Opens on Broadway - TONIGHT!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 14, 2011

After more than 185 previews, onstage and offstage drama, and the critics descending long before the opening, the official opening of SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK is at last here! We'll be bringing you our usual full coverage of the opening tonight starting with our live review roundup this evening, with pictures, videos and more to come! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sesame Street Takes on SPIDER-MAN with SPIDERMONSTER!STAGE TUBE: Sesame Street Takes on SPIDER-MAN with SPIDERMONSTER!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 13, 2011

Catch a sneak peek of 'SpiderMonster, the Musical,' Sesame Street's new spoof of the Broadway show as part of the program's 42nd season. New episodes begin September 2011. Also the butt of a few punches at the Tony Awards last night, SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark officially celebrates it's opening night on tomorrow, June 14 th at the Foxwoods Theatre. (more...)

BWW TV First Look: SPIDER-MAN on Broadway Extended Video Preview!BWW TV First Look: SPIDER-MAN on Broadway Extended Video Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 11, 2011

It's the most highly anticipated opening in recent Broadway memory, SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark officially celebrates their opening night on Tuesday, June 14 th at the Foxwoods Theatre. The show features creative consultation by Philip William McKinley (The Boy From Oz), original direction by Tony® Award-winner Julie Taymor (The Lion King, Across The Universe, Frida), music and lyrics by 22- time Grammy® Award-winners Bono and The Edge, and book co-written by Taymor, Glen Berger (Underneath The Lintel) and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Fantastic Four and Spider-Man comics, "Big Love"). The first full video preview footage has been released and we've got a first look at the production that has EVERYONE talking! (more...)

Photo Flash: New SPIDER-MAN 2.0 Production PhotosPhoto Flash: New SPIDER-MAN 2.0 Production Photos
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2011

In one of the most highly anticipated openings in recent Broadway memory, SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark officially celebrates their opening night on Tuesday, June 14 th at the Foxwoods Theatre. The show features creative consultation by Philip William McKinley (The Boy From Oz), original direction by Tony® Award-winner Julie Taymor (The Lion King, Across The Universe, Frida), music and lyrics by 22- time Grammy® Award-winners Bono and The Edge, and book co-written by Taymor, Glen Berger (Underneath The Lintel) and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Fantastic Four and Spider-Man comics, "Big Love"). The newest production photos have been released and BroadwayWorld brings you a first look below! (more...)