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Injured Spider-Man Performer Daniel Curry Files Lawsuit Against Show's Producers and More

Injured Spider-Man Performer Daniel Curry Files Lawsuit Against Show's Producers and More

Daniel Curry, the Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark actor who was injured during the Broadway production’s August 15, 2013 performance, has filed a lawsuit against the show’s producers, according to The New York Times.

Curry is reportedly suing for unspecified damages for “negligence in the design and operation of a mechanical lift” that he was using when his foot ...

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Spideys Past and Present Fly In for the Final Performance of Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark

Spideys Past and Present Fly In for the Final Performance of Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark
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All good things must come to an end, and so we say a fond farewell to the Broadway spectacular Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark. After a headline-making, three-year run, the comic book-inspired show, featuring music and lyrics by U2's Bono and The Edge, gave its final Broadway performance at the Foxwoods Theatre on January 4. Not surprisingly, everybody in the ...

Reeve Carney's Iconic Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark Costume to Be Inducted Into the Smithsonian

Reeve Carney's Iconic Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark Costume to Be Inducted Into the Smithsonian

With a great costume comes a great place to put it on display. The Broadway musical Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark will celebrate another landmark on January 4 when late Tony-nominated costume designer Eiko Ishioka's iconic Spider-Man costume will be inducted into the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. The honor coincides with the production's final performance on the Great ...

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Business Bigwig Steve Wynn 'Likely' to Host Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark on the Las Vegas Strip

Business Bigwig Steve Wynn 'Likely' to Host Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark on the Las Vegas Strip

Business magnate Steve Wynn, who played a pivotal role in reinvigorating and expanding Las Vegas' iconic Strip, is reportedly in talks to host the transfer of Broadway's Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark to Sin City. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Wynn recently chatted with the musical's composers, U2's Bono and The Edge, about what changes the spectacle-heavy show should ...

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Picture This! Will Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark Embark on an Arena Tour in 2016?

Picture This! Will Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark Embark on an Arena Tour in 2016?

Here's what we already know: Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark is set to close at Broadway's Foxwoods Theatre on January 4, 2014, and the spectacle-heavy show is set to take over Las Vegas. Here's what we didn't know: Spider-Man producer Michael Cohl wants to launch an arena tour for the rock musical.

According to Billboard.com, Cohl says that his ...

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So Long, Spidey! Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark to Fly from Broadway to Vegas in January 2014

So Long, Spidey! Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark to Fly from Broadway to Vegas in January 2014

Your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man will take his final swing through New York City's Times Square before landing in Las Vegas. Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark is set to close on January 4, 2014, before landing in Las Vegas. At the time of closing, the spectacle-heavy rock musical will have played 1,268 performances at the Foxwoods Theatre.

"Our years on ...

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Will KISS Frontman Gene Simmons (And His Superhero-Sized Tongue) Join Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark?

Will KISS Frontman Gene Simmons (And His Superhero-Sized Tongue) Join Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark?

Will the Demon become the Goblin? Gene Simmons, co-founder/lead vocalist/bass guitarist of the band KISS, might be the next performer to play the Green Goblin role in Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark. According to Simmons himself, show producer Michael Cohl would like to see the legendary rocker portray Spider-Man's menacing archnemesis. This is the second time in a ...

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Queen’s Brian May & the Rockers of Air Supply Swing By Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark

Queen’s Brian May & the Rockers of Air Supply Swing By Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark

When a Broadway show boasts a score by A-list rockers Bono and The Edge, it makes sense that other top musicians would want to check it out! On October 18, Brian May of Queen (in town to help launch the tour of We Will Rock You) and Graham Russell and Russell Hitchcock of Air Supply (who are developing Lost in ...

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Will Rock Legend Alice Cooper Join Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark?

Will Rock Legend Alice Cooper Join Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark?

Is the "Godfather of Shock Rock" ready to make "A Freak Like Me Needs Company" all his own? Alice Cooper is reportedly in negotiations to play the Green Goblin role in Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark. According to the New York Post, show producer Michael Cohl would like to see the legendary rocker portray Spider-Man's menacing archnemesis.

Though a representative ...

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He's Our Hero! Jason Gotay to Suit Up as Spidey in Broadway's Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark

He's Our Hero! Jason Gotay to Suit Up as Spidey in Broadway's Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark

Bring It On Broadway alum Jason Gotay will join Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark as the alternate Spider-Man/Peter Parker at Broadway's Foxwoods Theatre. Justin Matthew Sargent, who had been performing as the alternate lead since August, officially took over the title role on September 16. According to a news release, Gotay "will play select performances...with a varied week ...

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Exclusive! Check Out Justin Matthew Sargent as He Swings Into Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark

Exclusive! Check Out Justin Matthew Sargent as He Swings Into Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark
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Justin Matthew Sargent was the happiest web-slinger on Broadway on September 17, when he celebrated his second performance as Peter Parker and the titular superhero in Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark. Broadway.com photographer Bruce Glikas went backstage at the Foxwoods Theatre for exclusive photos of Sargent getting into character and celebrating with his new co-stars, including Rebecca Faulkenberry as ...

Justin Matthew Sargent to Star as the Web-Slinging Superhero in Broadway's Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark

Justin Matthew Sargent to Star as the Web-Slinging Superhero in Broadway's Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark

With great power, comes great responsibility! Justin Matthew Sargent will replace original star Reeve Carney as Peter Parker, the young outcast who becomes the amazing title character in Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark. In a special ceremony at the Foxwoods Theatre on September 15, Carney, who played his final performance, announced the news. Sargent, who has been performing as the ...

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Reeve Carney Looks Back on Kisses, Diets and a 'Magical Time' as He Waves Goodbye to Spider-Man

Reeve Carney Looks Back on Kisses, Diets and a 'Magical Time' as He Waves Goodbye to Spider-Man

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are asked to sit through a sometimes grueling “exit interview” about their time at the company. Although that concept doesn’t exist for Broadway performers, we think it’s fun to check in with stars as they finish up a run. Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark star Reeve Carney, who's played the web-slinginger since ...

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August: Osage County Film Star Abigail Breslin Takes In the High-Flying Action of Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark

August: Osage County Film Star Abigail Breslin Takes In the High-Flying Action of Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark
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Moviegoers can catch Abigail Breslin as the rebellious, smart-tongued Jean Fordham in the film version of Tracy Letts' Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning August: Osage County this winter, but on September 12, Breslin checked out Broadway's Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark. The 17-year-old Oscar nominee (Little Miss Sunshine) and Broadway alum (The Miracle Worker) was lucky enough to catch one of ...

Spider-Man's Reeve Carney on His 'Super Poopy' Humor, Liking Older Women & Modeling Speedos on Side by Side

Spider-Man's Reeve Carney on His 'Super Poopy' Humor, Liking Older Women & Modeling Speedos on Side by Side

Spider-Man star Reeve Carney and Susan Blackwell head to the guitar shop in the latest installment of Side by Side. Carney dishes about his love of Cats, what he thought of Miley's twerking at the VMAs and going shirtless on Penny Dreadful.

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Spider-Man Scribe Glen Berger Digs Dirt about Julie Taymor, Bono & More in His Tell-All Book

Spider-Man Scribe Glen Berger Digs Dirt about Julie Taymor, Bono & More in His Tell-All Book

Song of Spider-Man: The Inside Story of the Most Controversial Musical in Broadway History, a memoir written by playwright Glen Berger about his tumultuous journey with Broadway's Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark, doesn't hit shelves until November 5. However, The New York Times' received an advance copy of the manuscript and revealed some of the book's juiciest claims. Song ...

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Spider-Man Actor Daniel Curry in 'Stable Condition' After Accident; Show Will Go On as Scheduled

Spider-Man Actor Daniel Curry in 'Stable Condition' After Accident; Show Will Go On as Scheduled

Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark will be performed as scheduled on August 16, a day after actor Daniel Curry was badly injured during the second act of the August 15 evening performance, whch was then canceled, at Broadway's Foxwoods Theatre.

"Following last night’s accident at Spider-Man, Turn Off The Dark, Daniel Curry remains in the hospital in stable condition having ...

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Spider-Man Actor in 'Serious Condition' After Accident; Show Canceled Mid-Performance

Spider-Man Actor in 'Serious Condition' After Accident; Show Canceled Mid-Performance

Performer Daniel Curry was reportedly injured during the second act of the August 15 evening performance of Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark at Broadway's Foxwoods Theatre, according to The New York Times. The show was stopped a little after 9 PM and the audience was sent home.

"The performance was immediately halted and the actor was taken to the hospital ...

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Justin Matthew Sargent to Don Spidey's Tights in Broadway's Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark

Justin Matthew Sargent to Don Spidey's Tights in Broadway's Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark

Former Rock of Ages star Justin Matthew Sargent will join Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark as the alternate Spider-Man/Peter Parker at Broadway's Foxwoods Theatre. Jake Epstein played his final performance as alternate on August 10 in advance of joining the forthcoming Broadway production of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. No replacement has been announced for Spider-Man title star Reeve ...

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Superhero Says So Long! Reeve Carney to Exit Broadway's Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark in September

Superhero Says So Long! Reeve Carney to Exit Broadway's Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark in September

Reeve Carney, the original title star of Broadway's Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark, will exit the high-flying production on September 15. The show's producers have announced that open casting calls will be held in New York and Los Angeles for Carney's replacement, as well as for actresses who might join the show as Mary Jane, a role currently being played by ...

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Broadway's Got Talent! Heidi Klum Gets a Lift From the Hunky Web-Slingers of Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark

Broadway's Got Talent! Heidi Klum Gets a Lift From the Hunky Web-Slingers of Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark

Supermodel Heidi Klum knows the best way to stay cool on a hot summer afternoon: Go swinging with the hunky and heroic cast of a Broadway show! On July 10, the America's Got Talent judge headed to the Foxwoods Theatre to catch the blockbuster musical Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark. Klum is obviously a big fan of show, which brings ...

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Behold and Wonder! Bono, The Edge & the Stars of Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark Celebrate 1,000 Performances

Behold and Wonder! Bono, The Edge & the Stars of Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark Celebrate 1,000 Performances
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Bring out the cake and champagne! The company of Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark celebrated its 1,000th Broadway performance on May 29, and after the show, stars Reeve Carney, Rebecca Faulkenberry and Robert Cuccioli and composers (and surprise guests) Bono and The Edge gathered backstage at the Foxwoods Theatre to toast and dig into a towering treat. The rock musical ...

Italian Pop-Opera Group Il Volo Swings Into Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark for a Backstage Visit

Italian Pop-Opera Group Il Volo Swings Into Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark for a Backstage Visit

Fantastico! Il Volo, the Italian operatic pop trio of Piero Barone, Ignazio Boschetto and Gianluca Ginoble, enjoyed a holiday weekend visit to Broadway's Foxwoods Theatre on May 26 to see Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark. The golden-voiced guys of Il Volo are bona fide musical fans, and are prepping to debut a special edition of their sophomore album, We Are ...

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Britain’s Ambassador Theatre Group Acquires Broadway's Foxwoods Theatre, Home of Spider-Man

Britain’s Ambassador Theatre Group Acquires Broadway's Foxwoods Theatre, Home of Spider-Man

The Ambassador Theatre Group, a British theater owner and producer that owns nearly 40 theaters in the U.K, has acquired Broadway’s Foxwoods Theatre from entertainment company Live Nation. The Foxwoods Theatre, which is currently home to Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, seats nearly 2,000 people and is the largest theater on Broadway.

Owned by Howard Panter and his ...

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How Appropriate! Robert Cuccioli Celebrates Spider-Man Star Reeve Carney’s Birthday at Jekyll & Hyde Club

How Appropriate! Robert Cuccioli  Celebrates Spider-Man Star Reeve Carney’s Birthday at Jekyll & Hyde Club

This Hot Shot is best appreciated by longtime Broadway fans: Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark title star Reeve Carney celebrated his birthday on April 24 at the Jekyll & Hyde Club in Times Square and, appropriately enough, one of the revelers was the Tony-nominated original star of Jekyll & Hyde! We’re referring, of course, to Robert Cuccioli, who is now ...

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