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 […]

Offering Theater Fans the Lowest Price for Spider-man: Turn off the Dark Tickets!

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Spider-man: Turn off the Dark is turning into one of Broadway’s most engaging and lively stage shows in Times Square.  Theater-goers agree that Spidey is now topping the charts as Broadway’s next “must-see” musical.  Spider-man, already a Broadway best-seller, has music and lyrics from 22-time Grammy winners Bono and The Edge of U2, Spider-man […]

The Magic of Children’s Theater

Alexander Scheitinger, Ashley Brown

Children’s musicals are topping the list for the highest grossing shows on Broadway. With Spiderman, The Lion King, The Addams Family and Mary Poppins in the top 10 list for sales, theater goers are lining up to see the G-rated productions. Are people interested in seeing their familiar childhood favorites, or are Americans […]

Review Roundup: Spiderman Turn Off the Dark

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Today, several newspapers decided to publish reviews of Spiderman Turn Off the Dark. In an unprecedented move, these papers sent critics to review a show that is still in previews.  Their reasoning, and we quote Ben Brantley of the New York Times, is, “ since this show was looking as if it might settle into […]

Is Spiderman Turn Off the Dark a Joke?

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In today’s article by Patrick Healy of the NY Times, Mr. Healy explores the possibility that the show may not be able to hold its audience after all the ‘hype’ settles and the show opens.  Judging from all the posts on twitter and facebook from the first preview onwards, there is a lot […]