Saturday, February 28, 2009

SPIDER-MAN MUSICAL Comes to Broadway in 2010

Poster for SPIDER-MAN, TURN OFF THE DARK, a new Broadway Musical
A street performer in Spider-Man costume, photo taken on 42nd Street and 7th Avenue, February 21, 2009 (unrelated to the production) reports that “Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark”,
 a new musical will begin previews at the Hilton Theatre on Jan. 16, 2010. 

Bono and The Edge of U2 are creating new music and lyrics while Tony Award-winner Julie Taymor (of Broadway’s “The Lion King,”) will direct.

“Spider-Man’s battles will hurtle the audience through an origin story both recognizable and unexpected—yielding new characters as well as familiar faces—until a final surprising confrontation casts a startling new light on this hero’s journey,” according to the group sales listing for the show at

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