By Michael Gioia
17 Sep 2013
The backpacks will be filled with "goodies," including a Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark report card, which can be filled out for the chance to win a special classroom visit from Spider-Man. In addition, ten backpacks will contain a "golden ticket," in which recipients will be offered the chance to go on a backstage tour and meet Spider-Man following the performance.
As previously announced, Justin Matthew Sargent, who recently joined the company as the Peter Parker/Spider-Man Alternate, has graduated to the production's full-time superhero, succeeding original star Reeve Carney.
Spider-Man features music and lyrics by 22-time Grammy Award winners Bono and The Edge and a book co-written by Julie Taymor, Glen Berger and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, with direction by Taymor and additional direction by Philip William McKinley. Scenic designer George Tsypin and costume designer Eiko Ishioka are winners of Outer Critics Circle Awards and were nominated for Tony Awards for their work on Spider-Man.
For more information visit SpiderManOnBroadway.com.