News : 2010 : Spidey on B'Way Misses Turkey-Day Opening!
Well, kiddies, it looks like the oft-delayed, Spider-Man Turn off the Dark, has missed yet another deadline, and it won't be making it to the Great White Way anytime soon. Yep, that's right, the show's opening has been postponed from it's opening.
The first performance was supposed to be in nine days, on Nov. 14, but this is a show that its famous creators — the director Julie Taymor and U2’s Bono and the Edge — are laboring to finish. The two-dozen flying sequences are being worked out and still require safety approval from the state Department of Labor. The music, marking the Broadway debut of the U2 frontmen, still isn’t synchronized with special effects, plot and dialogue. Scene-to-scene transitions, essential for rhythm and safety, aren’t complete. Two actors have been injured hurtling through acrobatic rehearsal sequences.
That's right, kids, according to the NY Times.
Somewhere, from his cell aboard the Raft, Norman Osborn is cackling.