Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark Broadway

$87.50 - $168

SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark features music and lyrics by 22-time Grammy Award-winners Bono and The Edge and a book co-written by Julie Taymor, Glen Berger and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, with direction by Ms. Taymor and additional direction by Philip William McKinley. Scenic Designer George Tsypin and Costume Designer Eiko Ishioka are winners of Outer Critics Circle Awards and were nominated for Tony Awards for their work on SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark.

Schedule

Running Time: 2 hours and 45 minutes, with one intermission

Foxwoods Theatre

(New York, NY)
213 W. 42nd St. Seating Chart
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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."
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.'
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.