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Magic Johnson And Larry Bird On Broadway

Posted 01.07.2012 | Arts

Some of the most successful Broadway plays of the last season have also been some of the most unorthodox, what with Spiderman: Turn Off The Dark and S...

Ousted 'Spider-Man' Creator Still Supports The Musical

AP | JOHN CARUCCI | Posted 11.27.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — Now that the worst part of "Spider-Man" is behind her, Julie Taymor says she's proud of what she accomplished with the Broadway music...

Spidey Senses: Star Always Turned On By Turn Off the Dark

Jon Chattman | Posted 09.19.2011 | Arts
Jon Chattman

Months removed from the last stunt mishap, and weeks after the question of "will it ever open" was finally laid to rest, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark star Reeve Carney can now focus on the work and nothing but the work.

Will Cirque's Irresistably Odd Escape Frighten Broadway?

Cara Joy David | Posted 09.05.2011 | Entertainment
Cara Joy David

Traditionally Cirque shows have played outside Manhattan proper. However this year, the circus arts have landed at Radio City. And Cirque just may be taking money away from Broadway shows.

How 'Spider-Man' Was Saved

playbill.com | Posted 08.29.2011 | Arts

Philip Wm. McKinley, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Chase Brock weren't show doctors on just any old patient — they were operating on Spider-Man Turn Of...

'So Far, So Good' With Retooled 'Spider-Man'

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 08.28.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK — The reboot of the "Spider-Man" musical on Broadway enjoyed a strong second straight week at the box office, leaving the two lead prod...

I Miss the Simpler Times When Birds Were Falling Out of the Sky

James Napoli | Posted 08.22.2011 | Comedy
James Napoli

I sure feel sorry for the future generations who have missed out on that pure, guileless era of unexplained and possibly pre-apocalyptic bird deaths. They'll never have it as good as we once did.

'Spider-Man' Makes More Money Than 'Book Of Mormon' Despite Bad Reviews

AP | Posted 08.21.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- The reboot of the "Spider-Man" musical hasn't been hurt by opening night reviews. The show, which finally welcomed professional drama cri...

Theater: "Spiderman: Turn Off The Dark" -- The Review

Michael Giltz | Posted 08.20.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

SPIDERMAN: TURN OFF THE DARK * 1/2 out of **** FOXWOODS THEATRE Our story so far... Never mind. You know about the budget, the delays, the drama, the...

First Nighter: Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark Turns Nothing On

David Finkle | Posted 08.20.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

It's as if a huge state-of-the-art factory has been built to produce one small bells-and-whistles toy that awes children of some ages for a few minutes before they lose interest.

WATCH: Spider-Man Musical 'Too Childish'?

Posted 08.17.2011 | Comedy

"Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark", the Broadway musical scored by U2's Bono and The Edge, finally opened this week after nine years and millions of doll...

How I Learned to Spell Spider-Man (and Watched a Groundbreaking Show in the Process)

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 08.16.2011 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark is not your typical NY Broadway musical; it's a fantastic spectacle that makes one rethink the American show.

Bill Clinton On 'Spider-Man': It's 'Fabulous'

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 08.15.2011 | Arts

The former President gives the show high marks, despite mixed critical reviews the revamped production has received. Critics and fans have already ...

Ousted Director Julie Taymor To Attend 'Spider-Man' Opening

nytimes.com | PATRICK HEALY | Posted 08.14.2011 | Arts

Julie Taymor is planning to attend Tuesday's opening night of the Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," her spokeswoman said, returning to...

The Lights Finally Come Up On "Spider-Man"

Posted 08.13.2011 | Arts

It's a momentous day on Broadway. Today, after multiple injuries, after the opening got pushed back six times and the longest period in previews of an...

A New Low For 'Spider-Man' Musical?

Posted 08.13.2011 | Entertainment

Ready to debut a "new and improved" book and look on Tuesday night, the much maligned "Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark" musical took some expected hits ...

Bono On The Struggles, Triumphs Of 'Spider-Man'

AP | By NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Posted 08.10.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- With the Broadway premiere of the beleaguered "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" finally in sight, Bono and The Edge, who wrote the music and...

'Spider-Man' Star Speaks About The Drama Behind The Scenes

AP | By MARK KENNEDY | Posted 08.08.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- T.V. Carpio must have either the best luck in the world or the very worst. Consider all that she's endured these past months: She lands a...

Julie Taymor Owed Hundreds Of Thousands For Work On 'Spider-Man'

Posted 08.02.2011 | Arts

Looks like there's more hardship for "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" on the horizon. Director Julie Taymor is currently in a dispute over payment with...

Spider-Man's Triumphant Return

Tom Ruprecht | Posted 07.19.2011 | Comedy
Tom Ruprecht

In restructuring the costly and controversial Broadway show, producers replaced Bono and The Edge and with Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr.. Audiences noticed an immediate improvement in the show's music.

Retooled 'Spider-Man' Box Office Success

AP | Posted 07.16.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- The retooled "Spider-Man" musical is still managing to spin its web at the box office. According to data released Monday by The Broadway ...

Revamped 'Spider-Man' Musical Returns

AP | By JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 07.13.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- OK, let's try this again! After close to 150 previews and a three-week hiatus, Broadway's troubled "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" unveil...

WATCH: Conan Unveils New Spider-Man Villains

Posted 07.13.2011 | Comedy

Are your Spidey senses kind of tingling, slightly, in a way that you barely notice? Must mean there's some really ineffective villains in the area. ...

Broadway Ticket Sales Booming

AP | Posted 06.26.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- Broadway box offices were busy places last week – 11 musicals made more than $1 million. The Broadway League said Monday that total...

Severely Injured Actor Rejoins 'Spider-Man' Cast

AP | By MARK KENNEDY | Posted 06.25.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- An actor seriously injured at the Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" returned to work Monday, only four months after he plum...