Posts tagged with ‘spiderman turn off the dark

Neil Patrick Harris shows up at the Tonys in full Spider-Man mode

NPH hosted the Tonys again, and among his awesome moments, he dropped down from the stage ceiling as Spider-Man to introduce Ted Chapin and Angela Lansbury. Oh Neil, stay fucking awesome FOREVER.


Gird your loins… here’s Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark on Letterman

Yes, Turn Off the Dark is still going, band the show visited David Letterman the other night to showcase its… thing. Whatever it is. I’m sure kids might like it maybe, I don’t know. I’m not terribly impressed.


Sesame Street spoofs Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark’s misery

From a recent episode of Sesame Street, here’s Grover in “Spider-Monster”, complete with major stunt mishaps. 


So… Spider Man: Turn Off the Dark has been “reimagined” and is coming back to Broadway

The first time around, despite having spent millions on the production, Spider Man: Turn Off the Dark was a flop, a sham, a shame and a disaster. Reviews were mediocre, actors were getting seriously injured left and right, performances were delayed or canceled and it seemed like the only reason people were even buying tickets was with the hope that they’d see someone break their pelvis. And then Julie Taymor left the production and it was all put on hold.

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George Takei should play Spiderman

What with Julie Taymor leaving “Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark”, and the production’s future in question, there’s only one thing that can save it. And that is… George Takei.


Actor’s Equity Association puts an end to Spiderman: Turn off the Dark for now

After a wire snapped during a performance of Spiderman: Turn off the Dark last night, causing a stuntman to fall 30 feet, putting him in the hospital, the Actor’s Equity Association stepped in and said that it will halt all performances of Spiderman until better safety regulations are in place.

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Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark opened this weekend to myriad technical problems

I know lately it’s been the cool schadenfreude to pick on Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark, and I’ve engaged in some of it myself, but ultimately, I love theater and I love theater people and I hate to see a production gone wrong, when so many people have put so much time into it, but that was sort of what happened when Turn Off the Dark opened this weekend on Broadway.

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First pictures from Spiderman: Turn off the Dark. Can we kill this with fire already?

I don’t know if you’re like me on the upcoming Broadway disaster “Spiderman: Turn off the Dark”, but I keep hoping that it’s just a horrible, horrible dream and that I’ll wake up any moment in a world where U2 isn’t co-writing awful Broadway musicals about Spiderman. But here it is… here’s the first batch of awful pictures.

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The Spiderman musical will be just as pretentious and douchey as you thought it might be

The Spiderman Broadway musical “Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark”, which was off again and now on again and will be written by U2’s Bono and the Edge, and as you can see, will be just as awful and douchey as you would imagine a Spiderman musical written by U2 would be. Reeve Carney, above showed up on Good Morning America to talk about the musical and sing a little number. He’s the guy playing Peter Parker.

Oh, and check out the design of Green Goblin. Jesus wept.


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