From Spider-Man to Leap of Faith, A Look at the 2011-12 Broadway Season: The Musicals

By Playbill Staff
09 Mar 2012

Show: Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark
Theatre: Foxwoods Theatre
Preview: Nov. 28, 2010
Opening: June 14, 2011
Closing: Open-ended
Creators: Book by Julie Taymor, Glen Berger and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. Music and lyrics by Bono and The Edge. Original direction by Julie Taymor. Creative consultant: Philip William McKinley.
Original Principal Cast: Reeve Carney as Peter Parker / Spider-Man, Jennifer Damiano as Mary Jane Watson, T.V. Carpio as Arachne and Patrick Page as Norman Osborn / Green Goblin.
Synopsis: Spider-Man, according to press notes, "follows the story of teenager Peter Parker, whose unremarkable life is turned upside-down when he's bitten by a genetically altered spider and wakes up the next morning clinging to his bedroom ceiling. This bullied science-geek suddenly endowed with incredible powers soon learns, however, that with great power comes great responsibility as villains put both his physical strength and strength of character to the test."

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