‘Spider-Man’ Broadway rescheduled yet againJanuary 14th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 14 (ANI): Producers of the Broadway show “Spider-Man” have announced that the show has been postponed again for a month.
“Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” that was scheduled opening of Feb. 7 will be shown on March 15 instead, the producers said Thursday night.
Spiderman “is ten-times more complicated to tech than anything else, and the preview schedule allows for only very limited rehearsal time (twelve hours per week),” the New York Daily News quoted Michael Cohl, co-producer of the show, as saying.
“We simply need more time to fully execute the creative team’s vision before freezing the show,” Cohl said.
The 65 million-dollar show - the most expensive production in Broadway history - has been dogged by controversy from the start.
Four actors have been injured in the death-defying musical, and the opening date has now been postponed a total of four times.
The show, directed by director Julie Taymor, took another hit this month when actress Natalie Mendoza abruptly dropped out after suffering a concussion.
Mendoza’s departure was announced days after Spidey stunt-double Christopher Tierney fell 30 feet from a Broadway stage, suffering four broken ribs and three broken vertebrae and fracturing his scapula, elbow and head. (ANI)
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- Actor in the Broadway production of 'Spiderman' injured - Dec 05, 2010
- Lead actress leaves troubled 'Spider-Man' musical - Dec 29, 2010
- Troubled Spiderman musical premiere delayed by one month - Jan 14, 2011
- 'Spider-Man' musical director Taymor to be replaced by McKinley - Mar 11, 2011
- It was a tough decision to leave 'Spider-Man' $65 million musical: Mendoza - Jan 01, 2011
- Spider-Man stunt actor walking again after 30ft fall - Dec 27, 2010
- Union sues Spider-Man on behalf of Julie Taymor - Jun 10, 2011
- Injured 'Spider-Man' stunt actor to leave rehab on Wednesday - Jan 03, 2011
- Spider-Man wasn't in any danger: Show's spokesperson - Feb 12, 2011
- Spidey musical opening delayed for third time - Jan 14, 2011
- 'SpiderMan' stuntman 'fortunate to be alive' - Dec 28, 2010
- Julie Taymor Says No To ‘Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark’ Chat - Dec 31, 2010
- 'Spider Man' musical to make Broadway debut in December - Aug 12, 2010
- Director of Spider-Man musical quits over show's music - Mar 10, 2011
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