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'Spider-Man' Musical's Inaugural Flight Is a Little Rocky

First Posted: 01/29/11 05:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:15 PM ET

Theater Spiderman

All $65 million of the new Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" took flight on Sunday night at its first preview performance, but not without bumps. The show stopped five times, mostly to fix technical problems, and Act I ended prematurely, with Spider-Man stuck dangling 10 feet above audience members, while Act II was marred by a nasty catcall during one of the midperformance pauses.

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Filed by Jonah Green  |