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Sting vs. U2

David Juskow | Posted 12.30.2014 | Entertainment
David Juskow

Sting's new Broadway play The Last Ship opened this past Sunday. Sting is the most recent '80s rocker to indulge in the big bright lights of Broadway. The last folks to delve into it were U2 with Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark.

Aisle View: Rock 'em Sock 'em

Steven Suskin | Posted 05.13.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

It turns out that Rocky is better than the Spider-Man, by several notches in the proverbial heavyweight belt. The Cinderella story, such as it is, is durable; and the sure-to-be-much-talked-about staging of the climactic boxing match more or less delivers the punch of excitement required.

'Spider-Man' Musical Finally Turns Off The Lights For Good

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 11.19.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the lead producers of Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" says moving the show to Las Vegas makes sense because Sin Ci...

Theater: Taymor Spins Web Of Magic; A Promising "Lady In Red"

Michael Giltz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Michael Giltz

It's just a fancy, but one can't help imagining that after the hellish experience of Spiderman: Turn Off The Dark, director Julie Taymor has been waiting to exhale for quite some time. That release comes in a burst of creativity for this production of A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Another Injury On The Set Of Spider-Man Musical...

AP | Posted 10.16.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — An actor on the set of the Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" has been injured during a performance. A spokesman for t...

Are You Broadway's Next Peter Parker?

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 09.29.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — The hit Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" is losing its longtime superhero but producers are holding open casting call...

Broadway's Biggest Theater SOLD

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 07.20.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — Britain's biggest theater group has reached across the Atlantic Ocean and bought the lease to Broadway's largest theater from Live Na...

Aisle View: The New Group Attempts a Wacky Farce Musical Comedy

Steven Suskin | Posted 07.17.2013 | Entertainment
Steven Suskin

Wouldn't it be hysterical to mix the romantic world of Bollywood musicals of the 1950s with the farcical world of Marx Brothers-like comedies of the 1930s?

Julie Taymor Gets Serious On Charlie Rose

Posted 02.12.2013 | Arts

"I like to do things that haven't been done before," says theater, film, and opera director Julie Taymor in a recent interview with Charlie Rose. "I w...

Autism-Friendly 'Spider-Man' Performance

AP | By MARK KENNEDY | Posted 02.06.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- The first-ever autism-friendly performance of the Broadway hit "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" will take off this spring and tickets go on...

It's Over For Ashley Greene And Reeve Carney

Posted 10.25.2012 | Celebrity

It's over for Ashley Greene and Reeve Carney. Us Weekly reports that the "Twilight" actress and the Broadway actor have gone their separate ways after...

Key Player To Leave 'Spider Man'

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 07.11.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- The hit musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" is losing its original goblin. Patrick Page, who has been with the show in the dual role ...

The Latest Twist In The 'Spider-Man' Musical Saga

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 08.01.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — A judge warned lawyers at the end of a two-hour hearing Friday that she may narrow the scope of a lawsuit stemming from the Broadway ...

Judge Gives 'Spider-Man' Stuntman A Boost

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 07.17.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — Producers of Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" were ordered Thursday to turn over any relevant information to a stuntman who...

'Spider-Man' Stuntman: I Suffered Concussion, Whiplash, Holes In My Knees

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 06.05.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- A stuntman who claims he suffered a concussion, whiplash and two holes in his knees while performing as the comic book hero in Broadway's ...

Julie Taymor: I Was A Victim Of 'Spider-Man' Plot

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 05.02.2012 | Home YORK (Associated Press) -- Director Julie Taymor has hit back at her former creative partners in "Spider-...

'Spider-Man' Producers Pay Royalties

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 04.17.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK — Producers of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" have agreed to pay the Broadway musical's former director and co-book writer Julie Taymo...

'Spider-Man' Producers, Julie Taymor End Their Bitter Dispute

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 04.17.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — Producers of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" have agreed to pay the Broadway musical's former director and co-book writer Julie Taymo...

Oscar-Winning Costume Designer Dies At 73

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 03.27.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — Eiko Ishioka, a bold, Academy Award-winning visual artist whose surreal and sensual costumes were worn by Broadway actors, Olympic at...

The Neverending Spider-Man Battle Continues To Not End

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 03.18.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — Producers of Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" have fired back in their legal fight with one-time director Julie Taymor, cla...

'Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark' Breaks Another Record

AP | By MARK KENNEDY | Posted 03.04.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- Look who's sporting a big smile behind his mask on Broadway – none other than the once-mocked Spider-Man. The Broadway League repor...

'Spider-Man' Superfans Include Glenn Beck And Starbucks Barista

AP | By MARK KENNEDY | Posted 11.30.2011 | Home

NEW YORK -- Christine Antosca is something of a hero to the folks behind "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark." The 28-year-old New Yorker and Starbucks ba...

Broadway Shows Break Records Big During The Holiday Weekend

AP | By MARK KENNEDY | Posted 11.28.2011 | Home

NEW YORK -- At least two Broadway shows are giving thanks this week for a record-breaking holiday at the box office. The Broadway League said Monday ...

Peter Parker Actor Rushed To Hospital During 'Spider-Man' Performance

AP | Posted 01.10.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — An actor making his Broadway debut as Peter Parker during matinees of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" has been injured during a perfo...

Julie Taymor Slams 'Spider-Man' Producers With A Lawsuit

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 01.08.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — Director Julie Taymor sued the producers and her former co-book writer of "Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark" on Tuesday, saying they vio...