Spider-Man musical ‘to have Broadway debut in 2010′February 26th, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Bono and The Edge’s musical based on the Marvel comic book hero Spider-Man will open on Broadway in 2010, according to reports.
‘Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark’ will include the story of the superhero’s origins and will feature music and lyrics by U2 members, reports Contactmusic.
It will play at the Hilton Theatre due to the venue’s space, with preview performances taking place in January.
It will be directed by Julie Taymor, the name behind Disney’s long-running Lion King.
The show is reportedly the most expensive Broadway production ever, costing 40million dollars.
Tobey Maguire has starred as Spider-Man in three big-screen versions of the comic book franchise. (ANI)
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