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Venue Takes a Closer Look at Polarizing ‘Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark’ Musical

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It's more bad news for the beleaguered Spider-Man musical. Like all the arts, it's sometimes unfortunate to think about, but Broadway shows are as much a business as anything else. So when a troubled, ginormously-budgeted musical based on one of the world's most popular superheroes starts to struggle, a venue has to closely examine its bottom line. That

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’60 Minutes’ and CA Readers Weigh in on ‘Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark’ Musical [Video]

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Much has been made of the musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark's debut preview performance last night, and reasonably so. Reviewers from io9 and the New York Times took different things away from the prev

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The 10 Most Hilarious Quotes From the NY Times ‘Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark’ Review

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Here at ComicsAlliance, we've been eagerly anticipating the release of Broadway's Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark musical since we first heard that amazingly terrible title, and this weekend the moment came that we've been waiting for: The very first preview performance.

Opening night is still a few weeks away -- barring any further delays like the ones that kept it from opening as planned last February, it'll hit the stage for real on January 11 -- but yesterday's preview was open to both the public and the press. Sadly, I wasn't able to attend, but as is always the case with headline-making events, The New York Times was there with an article that might just end up being a late favorite for the funniest thing to hit newspapers all year.

Seriously, this thing paints a picture of a theatrical train wreck so amazing that it might as well have been written by J. Jonah Jameson himself. If you're a fan of schadenfreude, and believe me, I am, the whole thing's worth a read, but for the high points, here are my ten favorite quotes:

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New ‘Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark’ Teaser Shows Off Stage and Acrobatics [Video]

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Through all of its problems over the past year or so, Spidey fans have been champing at the bit for just a little hope that Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark will be ANY good. At this point previews of the show's cast, music and costumes have all proven nothing short of polarizing, but could the $60

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Annie Leibovitz’s Hilarious ‘Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark’ Photos for ‘Vogue’

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In what is certainly not a PR move designed to deflect attention away from the horrific injuries and other safety concerns surrounding Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark, producers of the insanely expensive (a record-setting $60 million) Broadway musical have released to Vogue magazine a series of fairly pricey-looking images by renowned bankrupt photographer Annie Liebovitz. The pictures feature the main cast in elaborate costumes and surreal environments, and contain our first look at the

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Disney Resurrects The Spider-Man Broadway Musical

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It looks like the lights are indeed back on for Spider-Man's Broadway adventures. After months of speculation and "will-they, won't-they" head scratching amid casting announcements and financial woe rumors, it appears Marvel Comics' recently acquired parent company is footing the bills necessary to push "Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark" ahead on Broadway.

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