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RIALTO CHATTER: Patrick Page to Take Over Green Goblin in SPIDER-MAN?
by Rialto Chatter - May 14, 2010

Michael Riedel is reporting in the New York Post this morning that GRINCH star Patrick Page has been offered the role of Green Goblin in the upcoming SPIDER-MAN musical, replacing Alan Cumming who recently dropped out from the cast.
New Dramatists Honors Julie Taymor with Lifetime Achievement Award, 5/18 and SPIDER-MAN, Lion King Performances
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2010

NEW DRAMATISTS, Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premiere playwright development workshop, proudly announces that two-time Tony Award winner Julie Taymor will be honored with their 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award at its 61st Annual Spring Luncheon tribute, to be held Tuesday, May 18th at the New York Marriott Marquis.
Julie Taymor and Elliot Goldenthal to Receive Samuel H. Scripps Award 5/10
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2010

Tony Award-winner Julie Taymor and Oscar-winner Elliot Goldenthal will be honored with the Samuel H. Scripps Award at Theatre for a New Audience's 30th Anniversary Gala Celebrating Shakespeare's 446th Birthday. The celebration, Monday, May 10, will be held at The Powerhouse at the American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street.
TheatreWorks Presents TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, 4/7-5/9
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2010

Celebrating fifty years since the original publication of this stunning American masterpiece, TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theater of Silicon Valley, presents TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, dramatized by Christopher Sergel and based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Harper Lee.
Taymor Says SPIDER-MAN Definitely on for Fall 2010
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2010

Julie Taymor tells New York Magazine that regarding SPIDER-MAN Turn Off the Dark opening in the fall: 'We're doing it.'
Julie Taymor and Elliot Goldenthal to Receive Samuel H. Scripps Award 5/10
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2010

Tony Award-winner Julie Taymor and Oscar-winner Elliot Goldenthal will be honored with the Samuel H. Scripps Award at Theatre for a New Audience's 30th Anniversary Gala Celebrating Shakespeare's 446th Birthday. The celebration, Monday, May 10, will be held at The Powerhouse at the American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street.
Alan Cumming Set For Feinstein's 4/27-6/26
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2010

FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY, the nightclub proclaimed 'Best of New York' by New York Magazine and 'an invaluable New York institution' by The New York Post, will continue its all-star Spring 2010 season with the debut of film and Broadway star ALAN CUMMING from April 27 to May 1 and June 22 to 26.
RIALTO CHATTER: Alan Cumming Departs SPIDER-MAN
by Rialto Chatter - April 19, 2010

According to a report from Entertainment Weekly, Alan Cumming has cut ties with SPIDER-MAN: Turn Off The Dark. Cumming was to play the musical's villain, the Green Goblin. Cumming elected to depart the production this weekend, according to the report, due to new scheduling conflicts with The Good Wife, for which his role was recently expanded.
RIALTO CHATTER: Rigging Goes Up in SPIDER-MAN Theater
by Rialto Chatter - April 15, 2010

According to Broadway scoopster BroadwayGirlNYC on her Twitter feed (http://twitter.com/BroadwayGirlNYC) the rigging for SPIDER-MAN: Turn Off the Dark is currently being put up in the Hilton Theater. See the image of the Hilton Theater below, courtesy of BroadwayGirlNYC!
RIALTO CHATTER: Spider-Man Schedule Announcement Coming Soon?
by Rialto Chatter - April 11, 2010

Roger Friedman of Showbiz411.com is reporting that producer David Garfinkle has told him that Spider-Man will be ready to make its Broadway debut this fall and that an announcement will be made soon regarding the shows schedule, as well a casting announcement as to who will replace Evan Rachel Wood.
TheatreWorks Presents TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, 4/7-5/9
by BWW News Desk - April 7, 2010

Celebrating fifty years since the original publication of this stunning American masterpiece, TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theater of Silicon Valley, presents TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, dramatized by Christopher Sergel and based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Harper Lee.
Alan Cumming Set For Feinstein's 4/27-6/26
by BWW News Desk - April 1, 2010

FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY, the nightclub proclaimed 'Best of New York' by New York Magazine and 'an invaluable New York institution' by The New York Post, will continue its all-star Spring 2010 season with the debut of film and Broadway star ALAN CUMMING from April 27 to May 1 and June 22 to 26.
SPIDEY Update: Auditions Begin in April!
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2010

It seems the producers are making good on promises of a resurrected SPIDER-MAN: Turn Off The Dark. According to the Actors Equity website, the production will begin holding ensemble auditions on April 13, 2010 (female dancers) and April 14, 2010 (male dancers) and April 16 (singers). According to the notices, the auditions will take place at 520 Ripley Grier.
New Dramatists Honor Julie Taymor At Annual Luncheon 5/18
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2010

NEW DRAMATISTS, Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premiere playwright development workshop, proudly announces that two-time Tony Award winner Julie Taymor will be honored with their 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award at its 61st Annual Spring Luncheon tribute, to be held Tuesday, May 18th at the New York Marriott Marquis.
SPIDEY Update: Search is on for New 'Mary Jane'
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2010

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Evan Rachel Wood has bowed out of the financially troubled and much delayed SPIDER-MAN: Turn Off The Dark, due to an alleged 'scheduling conflict,' leaving open the role of Spider Man's love interest, Mary Jane Watson. Casting agency Telsey + Company posted notice on March 19 advertising Equity Principle auditions for the role on April 3, 2010.
The American Conservatory Theater Master of Fine Arts Program Presents O LOVELY GLOWWORM
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2010

The American Conservatory Theater Master of Fine Arts Program presents Glen Berger's inventive play O Lovely Glowworm, or Scenes of Great Beauty, directed by Alex Harvey.
Evan Rachel Wood Bows Out of SPIDER-MAN
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2010

Variety has confirmed that Evan Rachel Wood, who had been set to star as Mary Jane Watson in the much delayed Broadway production of SPIDER-MAN: Turn Off The Dark, has bowed out of the production altogether. A statement out from the producers claims that her departure is due to a 'scheduling conflict' but that a search is 'underway to find a new Mary Jane to join the rest of the cast in the production.'
TheatreWorks Presents TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, 4/7-5/9
by BWW News Desk - March 5, 2010

Celebrating fifty years since the original publication of this stunning American masterpiece, TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theater of Silicon Valley, presents TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, dramatized by Christopher Sergel and based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Harper Lee.
The American Conservatory Theater Master of Fine Arts Program Presents O LOVELY GLOWWORM
by BWW News Desk - March 4, 2010

The American Conservatory Theater Master of Fine Arts Program presents Glen Berger's inventive play O Lovely Glowworm, or Scenes of Great Beauty, directed by Alex Harvey.
SPIDER-MAN to Have Begun Previews Today, 2/25; Now Poised for Fall '10 Opening
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2010

A musical adaptation of 'Spider-Man' was scheduled to begin previews today, February 25. However, plagued by financial troubles, the team behind the production decided to delay its opening. According to a recent report in which U2's The Edge, who along with the band's frontman Bono wrote the music and lyrics for the show, the production is now poised for a Fall 2010 opening. A creative meeting was held on February 18 and new lead producer Michael Cohl is rapidly getting funds in place to proceed.
RIALTO CHATTER: The Edge Says SPIDER-MAN a Go
by Rialto Chatter - February 19, 2010

According to U2's The Edge, SPIDER-MAN is poised for a fall 2010 opening, as has been speculated. 411.com reports that a productive creative meeting with all of the principles took place yesterday, February 18, and that new lead producer Michael Cohl is rapidly getting funds in place.
World Premiere Musical WONDERLAND Closes at Alley Theatre, 2/14
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2010

Alley Theatre's world premiere of the new musical Wonderland will close on Sunday, February 14.
The American Conservatory Theater Master of Fine Arts Program Presents O LOVELY GLOWWORM
by BWW News Desk - February 5, 2010

The American Conservatory Theater Master of Fine Arts Program presents Glen Berger's inventive play O Lovely Glowworm, or Scenes of Great Beauty, directed by Alex Harvey.
STAGE TUBE: Michael Riedel Talks SPIDER-MAN on Theater Talk, Season Preview
by Movies News Desk - January 21, 2010

Today, a preview clip from the upcoming season of Theater Talk has been released in which panelists Michael Riedel, Susan Haskins, Jesse Green, Michael Musto and Patrick Pacheco discuss the viability of the upcoming Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, now expected to open on Broadway in the fall of 2010 after financial troubles delayed a winter opening. Theater Talk, a weekly expose of world theater that airs on PBS Friday nights (PBS/Thirteen) and 5 times weekly on CUNY TV. Theater Talk makes its 2010 premiere tomorrow at 1 AM on Thirteen.
World Premiere Musical WONDERLAND Moves to Alley Theatre; Opens 1/20
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2010

Alley Theatre presents the world premiere of the new musical Wonderland about Alice, a children's book writer in Manhattan who is suffering through a creative block, estranged from her husband and alienated from her daughter. It takes a trip to a strange-yet-familiar Wonderland for her to regain her life's balance and again find the love and everyday magic that reside in us all - if we know how to look. With a book by Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd and Jack Murphy (The Civil War), lyrics by Jack Murphy, music by Frank Wildhorn (Jekyll & Hyde, The Scarlett Pimpernel, The Civil War), and directed by Gregory Boyd, Wonderland begins previews Friday, January 15, opens officially Wednesday, January 20 and runs through Sunday, February 14.

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