"Good Morning America" to Welcome Spider-Man Actor Christopher Tierney

News   "Good Morning America" to Welcome Spider-Man Actor Christopher Tierney
 
Christopher Tierney, the young actor severely injured in the Dec. 20 performance of the new musical Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark, will make an appearance on "Good Morning America" Jan. 4.

Christopher Tierney
Christopher Tierney

Tierney will be joined by a few of his cast members for the interview, which is scheduled to air between 7 AM-8 AM ET. The morning chat show is broadcast in the New York metropolitan area on ABC TV, Channel 7; check local listings.

As previously reported, the first interview with the actor will air on WCBS news Jan. 3 at 11 PM ET.

Tierney's injuries, AP previously stated, include a "hairline skull fracture, four broken ribs, a bruised lung, internal bleeding and cracks in three lumbar vertebrae." Tierney  was recently released from Bellevue Hospital.

Spider-Man marks the Broadway debut for the young performer, who was a featured actor and dancer in "Across the Universe," which was also directed by Spider's Julie Taymor. He has also worked with the dance companies Hubbard Street, Ballet Jazz du Montreal and Houston Ballet, and his other stage credits include the Toronto production of Dirty Dancing and the national tour of Moving Out. In his Playbill bio for Spider-Man, Tierney says, "All his love and gratitude to his family."

Spider-Man is scheduled to officially open Feb. 7 at the Foxwoods Theatre.

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