Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark settle lawsuit with Director Julie Taymor, keeps the lights on

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Director Julie Taymor (Tony winner for The Lion King), writer Glen Berger and 8 Legged Productions LLC, the Producer of SPIDER-MAN Turn Off the Dark, have announced that the pending litigation between them has been settled by mutual agreement of all parties. Spider-Man is the most costly musical in Broadway history with a reported […]

Spider-Man co-author to write tell-all book on the Broadway musical

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Glen Berger, the playwright who penned Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, has signed with Simon & Schuster to write a book about his experience with the Broadway musical that became media fodder. Berger’s book, “Song of Spider-Man: The Inside Story of America’s Most Controversial Musical” was acquired by Jonathan Karp, publisher and executive […]

The Lion Celebrates 6,000 Performances on Broadway

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The Lion King celebrates another milestone today, as it plays its 6,000th performance at 2:00 p.m. There are only five other shows in Broadway history to have achieved this feat. Coinciding with this achievement, on Monday The Lion King became the first Broadway show to reach one million Facebook fans. Today the group […]

‘Spider-Man’ stuntman take legal action against the producers

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According to the New York Times, performer Richard Kobak is taking legal action against the Spider-Man, Turn Off The Dark producers for injuries sustained while working on the show. Kobak played Spider-Man in several of the characters flying sequences and says he suffered two herniated discs, a concussion, whiplash and holes in both […]

Spider-Man headed to European Arenas

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Broadway blockbuster, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, has its sights set on a European Arena tour. The New York Post reports that producers of the $80 million production have been scouting large arenas in London and Hamburg, Germany, avoiding the Victorian playhouses in the West End. The large arenas provide the opportunity for […]

Julie Taymor reaches agreement with ‘Spider-Man’

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The battle between producers of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark and former director of the production Julie Taymor has been settled and Taymor should be flying high. Producers have agreed to pay Julie Taymor full royalties for her Director services for the New York production of Spider-an Turn Off the Dark, from the […]

Share you Valentine with Spider-man

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What’s more romantic than a genetically altered spider that bites a teenage boy, turning him into a crime-fighting super hero? Nothing, according to Spider-man Turn Off the Dark. The record breaking Broadway musical wants to be your Valentine and is offering a Valentine’s Day package to help you celebrate the festivities of love. […]

Spiderman Turn Off The Dark gets new creative team and delays opening until summer

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Send to Kindle In not so unexpected news, Spiderman Turn Off the Dark (2.5 Stars out of 5) will delay its opening until some time this summer as it revamps the show in hopes of making significant improvements. The creative team has been bolstered by the addition of Philip William McKinley (Director) and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa […]

Spiderman Turn Off the Dark hires new music consultant

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Once again we find ourselves talking about Spiderman Turn Off the Dark on Broadway.  With rumors swirling around that the show had hired a new director to help Julie Taymor, subsequently denied by show spokesperson Rick Miramontez, this is the first confirmed move that the producers have brought on an outsider to help […]

Will Spiderman on Broadway get a new Director

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The web over at the Hilton Theatre has just gotten more complex. Spiderman – Turn off the Dark (2.5 star rating), the most expensive Broadway musical of all time will have a new director, according to reports from The New York Post and NY1. The troubled musical which has already added Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, […]