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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...

'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...

Spider-Man To DIE In Comic Series

AP | By MATT MOORE | Posted 08.21.2011 | Entertainment

PHILADELPHIA -- The lights are going out for Peter Parker, the high school student bitten by a radioactive spider whose wall-crawling and web-slinging...

Julie Taymor Breaks Silence Over 'Spider-Man'

Posted 08.20.2011 | Arts

Ousted Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark director Julie Taymor has finally started speaking out about her experience and expectations with the troubled mu...

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...

Stage Door: Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark

Fern Siegel | Posted 08.19.2011 | Arts
Fern Siegel

Summer is a perfect time for Spider-Man's debut. The first act is tame, but the second act soars. So suspend belief. Sit back, relax and enjoy the experience.

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...

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...

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...

Remembering Randy "Macho Man" Savage

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.21.2011 | Sports
Jon Chattman

There will never be another Savage. Without him, there would be no "Stone Cold" Steve Austin or "heels" you could root for. As a wrestler, I idolized him. As a man, I respected him.

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. ...

Spider-Man And Thor Team Up With NYPD, FDNY

AP | Posted 06.28.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- They are icons in every sense of the word: world-renowned, adored and admired. Spider-Man and the NYPD. Thor and the FDNY....

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...

Producers Discuss 'Spider-Man' Drama

AP | By MARK KENNEDY | Posted 06.21.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- The long-suffering lead producers of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" said they had no choice but to shake up the creative team after reali...

ANOTHER Injury Rocks 'Spider-Man' Musical

AP | By MARK KENNEDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- Is this the curse of the Spider-Woman? T.V. Carpio stepped in to replace another actress injured in Broadway's troubled "Spider-Man: Tu...

Just say 'No' to a Three Stooges Movie

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I'm mystified by the seemingly constant frenzy online about whether or not the Farrelly brothers' longstanding urge to make a Three Stooges movie will ever get off the ground. It's toxic-remake mania taken to an extreme.

Huge 'Spider-Man' News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The web of secrecy is beginning to unravel on "The Amazing Spider-Man." Already, of course, we know that Andrew Garfield is starring as a confused,...

Fall of Spider-Man Director Is Not "Stuff of Greek Drama"

Carla Seaquist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Carla Seaquist

Everyone connected with this over-hyped, accident-riddled mega-production -- at $65 million, Broadway's most expensive -- needs to take a long, deep breath and, at long last, get a reality check.

Can The Man Behind The Boy From Oz Save Spidey? Don't Wish Too Hard

Cara Joy David | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Cara Joy David

A major problem with Spider-Man is that the scenes are mis-punctuated. This is a problem with much of Taymor's work: She creates visually stunning pictures, but often character development seems like an afterthought.

First Spider-Man Comic Sells For HUGE Money

AP | MATT MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

PHILADELPHIA — A comic collector has been caught in Spider-Man's web, paying $1.1 million for a near-mint copy of "Amazing Fantasy" No. 15 that feat...