Actor Christopher Tierney Departs Broadway's Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark

News   Actor Christopher Tierney Departs Broadway's Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark Christopher Tierney, who made his Broadway debut in the original company of Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark and was injured during the show's preview period, has departed the production, a spokesperson for Spider-Man confirmed to Playbill.com.

Christopher Tierney
Christopher Tierney

Tierney, who has been part of the company since the show began previews in November 2010, played his final performance in Spider-Man Aug. 10.

"Chris Tierney is now and forever a bonafide Superhero in the eyes of the Spider-Man family," Rick Miramontez, a spokesperson for the production, told Playbill.com.

Shortly after Spider-Man began previews in 2010, Tierney was injured when he fell from a raised platform into a pit in the stage of the Foxwoods Theatre. The actor, who suffered a skull fracture and cracked vertebrae, was scheduled to be out of the production for six months, but returned early when he was given the okay by his doctors.

Read the recent Leading Men column with Reeve Carney, who talks about Tierney's return as well as his own journey with Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark.

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