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Also Credited As: Philip Wm. McKinley
 

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Photo Flash: SPIDER-MAN Honors Everyday Hero Cathy Fritea on Mother's Day
by Nicole Rosky - May 13, 2013

This past weekend, SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark hosted a special Mother's Day themed Everyday Hero, this time honoring Cathy Fritea, a mother who lost her first-born son. Out of her grief, she started the Angels Fund charity, which helps comfort grieving parents who have lost a child. Isabel Keating, who plays Aunt May, made a curtain call speech and invited Cathy on stage. Check out photos of Cathy with the cast below!

Exclusive Photo Coverage: SPIDER- MAN Cast Celebrates Reeve Carney's Birthday!
by Walter McBride - Apr 25, 2013

Just yesterday, the cast of Broadway's high-flying spectacular, Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark celerated the birthday of Spidey himself- Reeve Carney. BroadwayWorld was there for the special celebration and you can check out exclusive photo coverage below!

Photo Coverage: SPIDER-MAN Welcomes Christina DeCicco as 'Arachne'
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Apr 24, 2013

Just yesterday, Christina DeCicco joined the cast of Broadway's high-flying spectacular, Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark in the role of 'Arachne.' Katrina Lenk played her final performance on Sunday, April 21. BroadwayWorld was there for her first official curtain call and you can check out photo coverage below!

Christina DeCicco Joins SPIDER-MAN as 'Arachne' Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2013

Christina DeCicco will join the cast of Broadway's high-flying spectacular, Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark in the role of 'Arachne,' beginning today, April 23, 2013. Katrina Lenk played her final performance in the role last Sunday, April 21.

Christina DeCicco to Join SPIDER-MAN as 'Arachne', Beginning 4/23; Katrina Lenk to Play Final Performance 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2013

Producers Michael Cohl and Jeremiah J. Harris announced today that Christina DeCicco will join the cast of Broadway's high-flying spectacular, Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark in the role of 'Arachne,' beginning Tuesday, April 23, 2013. Katrina Lenk, who currently plays the role, will play her final performance on Sunday, April 21.

Julie Taymor Gets Better Billing as a Result of SPIDER-MAN Lawsuit
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 18, 2013

According to the New York Times, Julie Taymor came out of her lawsuit against the producers of SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK with better billing. As of March 2011, when Taymor was officially fired as director of the musical, Taymor was credited on the show playbill with 'Original Direction By' just under Philip Wm. McKinley, who was credited as director. Now as per terms in the settlement, Taymor is listed as director above McKinley, who's credit has been changed to 'additional direction by.'

Photo Coverage: SPIDER-MAN Celebrates Tax Day with CPAs!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Apr 17, 2013

Just yesterday, SPIDER-MAN: Turn Off the Dark celebrated tax day by holding a day-after-tax-day giveaway to honor the true heroes of the tax season. The first fifty Certified Public Accountants to arrive at the Foxwoods Theatre were given a pair of tickets to the evening's performance. BroadwayWorld was there for the special event and you can check out photo coverage below!

Photo Coverage: Students from PS 69 Journey Prep Visit SPIDER-MAN
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Apr 11, 2013

Just yesterday, the cast of SPIDER-MAN: Turn Off the Dark got a visit from a second grade class from PS 69. The 26 students, most of whom had never seen a Broadway show before, stuck around after the show to get a photo with stars Jake Epstein and Rebecca Faulkenberry. BroadwayWorld was there for the event and you can check out photos below!

Julie Taymor's SPIDER-MAN Lawsuit Set for Trial, May 28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2013

According to The Hollywood Reporter, U.S. District Court Judge Katherine B. Forrest announced last Friday, March 15, that fired director Julie Taymor's lawsuit against SPIDER-MAN's producers will go to trial on May 28, 2013. The court battle has now been dragging on for seven months with no clear indication of why a settlement has not been reached.

Photo Flash: SPIDER-MAN's Green Goblin Celebrates St. Patrick's Day in Times Square!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 18, 2013

Yesterday SPIDER-MAN's Green Goblin, played by Robert Cuccioli, went to Times Square to celebrate with some St. Patrick's Day revelers. Check out photos from his aventures below!

Julie Taymor & SPIDER-MAN Producers Fail to Reach Settlement
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 12, 2013

The SPIDER-MAN court battle continues, as the legal proceedings between show producers and fired director Julie Taymor have now lasted seven months. According to the New York Times, federal Judge Katherine B. Forrest has 'expressed frustration that an agreement had not been completed in spite of the parties' coming to terms in principle in August.'

Photo Flash: SPIDER-MAN Cast Celebrates Super-Fan Christine Antosca
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 4, 2013

The show just welcomed Super-Fan Christine Antosca to the Sunday, February 3rd performance, marking her 200th time seeing Broadway's record-breaking spectacular. As a special thank you, Spider-Man star Reeve Carney presented Antosca with her own seat (AA106 on the aisle) at the Foxwoods Theatre. Check out phtoos from the event below!

SPIDER-MAN Producers Expected to Reach Settlement With Julie Taymor This Week
by Kelsey Denette - Jan 24, 2013

The New York Post reports today that director Julie Taymor's lawsuit against SPIDER-MAN producers is close to a settlement. 'We anticipate notifying the Court within the next week that a final settlement agreement has been executed,' Taymor's attorney, Charles T. Spada, wrote yesterday.

Photo Flash: Joan Collins Visits SPIDER-MAN!
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 2, 2013

SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark is now in its 2nd smash year on Broadway, and has been seen by more than 1 million audience members from around the world. It features music and lyrics by 22-time Grammy Award-winners Bono and The Edge, direction by Philip William McKinley (The Boy From Oz), and a book co-written by Julie Taymor, Glen Berger(Underneath The Lintel) and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Fantastic Four and Spider-Man comics, 'Big Love'). On Saturday, December 29, Joan Collins and her family attended the matinee performance of SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark and you can check out a photo of Collins backstage below!

STAGE TUBE: SPIDER-MAN Cast Says Farewell to Peter Parker
by Stage Tube - Jan 2, 2013

SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark is now in its 2nd smash year on Broadway, and has been seen by more than 1 million audience members from around the world. It features music and lyrics by 22-time Grammy Award-winners Bono and The Edge, direction by Philip William McKinley (The Boy From Oz), and a book co-written by Julie Taymor, Glen Berger(Underneath The Lintel) and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Fantastic Four and Spider-Man comics, 'Big Love'). Peter Parker died in the 700th and final issue of 'The Amazing Spider-Man,' and in the video below, the cast tributes the character along with a slew of other stars. Check it out below!

Photo Coverage: Reeve Carney & SPIDER-MAN Cast Sign 2013 Calendars!
by Jennifer Broski - Dec 19, 2012

SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark is now in its 2nd smash year on Broadway, and has been seen by more than 1 million audience members from around the world. It features music and lyrics by 22-time Grammy Award-winners Bono and The Edge, direction by Philip William McKinley (The Boy From Oz), and a book co-written by Julie Taymor, Glen Berger(Underneath The Lintel) and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Fantastic Four and Spider-Man comics, 'Big Love'). Just yesterday, Reeve Carney and the ensemble Spider-Men signed copies of their 2013-2014 Calendar in the lobby of the Foxwoods Theatre. Net proceeds from the calendar will go to Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS. Check out photos from the event below!

Photo Flash: Reeve Carney and SPIDER-MAN Cast Ring NASDAQ Bell!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 7, 2012

SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark is now in its 2nd smash year on Broadway, and has been seen by more than 1 million audience members from around the world. It features music and lyrics by 22-time Grammy® Award-winners Bono and The Edge, direction by Philip William McKinley (The Boy From Oz), and a book co-written by Julie Taymor, Glen Berger(Underneath The Lintel) and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Fantastic Four and Spider-Man comics, "Big Love"). Reeve Carney and cast members from Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark rang the NASDAQ Opening Bell today, and you can check out photos from the festivities below!

Photo Flash: SPIDER-MAN & OLD MAN AND THE OLD MOON Casts Go on Theatre Field Trips!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 5, 2012

When they haven't been on stage, some Spider-Man cast members and the PigPen Theatre Co. of The Old Man and the Old Moon have recently taken field trips to see each other's shows. Check out photos of the casts together from both visits below!

BWW TV: Inside SPIDER-MAN's Calendar Photo Shoot!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 3, 2012

SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark is now in its 2nd smash year on Broadway, and has been seen by more than 1 million audience members from around the world. It features music and lyrics by 22-time Grammy® Award-winners Bono and The Edge, direction by Philip William McKinley (The Boy From Oz), and a book co-written by Julie Taymor, Glen Berger(Underneath The Lintel) and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Fantastic Four and Spider-Man comics, "Big Love"). The cast just took part in a photo shoot for the show's 2013 calendar and you can check out a behind the scenes video below!

Photo Flash: SPIDER-MAN's Foxwoods Theatre Acts as New York Cares Coat Drive Collection Site, Now thru 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2012

Broadway's SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark has announced the Foxwoods Theatre as a New York Cares Coat Drive public collection site. From November 15 - December 31, 2012 patrons can drop off coats outside the box office at 213 West 42nd Street between 10:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., and during show hours on performance days.

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