By Michael Gioia
22 Aug 2012
American Airlines, which has been named the official airline of Broadway's Spider-Man, presents the performances as part of the production's media and marketing campaign; the airline has an on-site presence and hospitality benefits at Broadway's Foxwoods Theatre, where the show is currently playing.
Inspired by over 40 years of Marvel comic books, 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."