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SPIDER-MAN: BROADWAY’S COSTLIEST FLOP?

February 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Apparently concluding that Broadway producers of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark planned to keep pushing back the official premiere of the musical ad infinitum, New York theater critics decided to break protocol Tuesday and review it while it was still in previews. They unanimously damned the $65-million production. Michael Riedel, who writes the “Broadway Matinee” […]

SPIDEY ON BROADWAY: GOOD NEWS TURNS TO DISASTER

November 29, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

The Broadway production of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, which is due to open officially on January 11, appeared to get off to an auspicious start with a featured segment on Sunday’s 60 Minutes and the debut of commercials for the show in the New York area. But the late-night newscasts in the city were […]