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If you're in Tokyo in September and have 6,800 yen ($68) to burn, you just might want to use that to see the brand-new, all-woman Sailor Moon stage musical opening Sept. 13. It'll recount the battles between the Sailor Senshi and the Dark Kingdom during its search for the Silver Crystal. The principal cast, personally picked by Sailor Moon manga creator Naoko Takeuchi, has taken a few photos in their costumes, and you have to admit they look solidly like their cartoon counterparts. See the full photo, plus one of Yūga Yamato as Tuxedo Mask, after the jump.
Comic book fans are a pretty opinionated bunch, but if there's one thing we can all agree on, it's that aside from comics, the best medium for a superhero story is definitely the broadway musical. If there's any doubt
While the production drama associated with the Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark has seemingly passed, it seems that legal battles associated with the Broadway musical haven't been put to rest just yet. Former Turn off the Dark director Julie Taymor's lawsuit against producing company, 8 Legged Productions, now has
Over the past week, my inbox has blown up with people alerting me to the existence of Holy Musical B@man!, and it's easy to see why. Not since Bring It On was adapted for the stage has there been a piece of musical theater so carefully crafted to appeal to my tastes. This time around, it's a surprisi
It may sound like the kind of announcement that makes you suspicious about some people getting an early jump on the April Fools stories, but IDW Publishing announced yesterday that it's teaming up with the Topps Company to co-produce a Broadway musical based on the 1960s trading card series Mars Attacks, written and produced by Chew writer John Layman.According to Greg Goldstein, IDW Publishing President, co-producing
The Late Show With David Letterman hosted Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark's villains for a robust performance of the Green Goblin's "Freaks Like Me Need Company" a few weeks back and man, was it suitably freaky. At this point most fans have made
They did it, guys! The Spidey Project helmer Justin Moran and his talented crew of volunteers successfully created an original Spider-Man musical from scratch with a $0 budget and opened prior to Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark's (already delayed) launch date of March 15. Critics who made the show's first and only live performance on March 14 at The People's Improv Theater in New York City h
Back on February 12, POPE! The Musical writer Justin Moran set an ambitious goal: Create an original Spider-Man musical from scratch with a budget of $0 and open before the Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark's then-launch date of March 15. Less than two weeks later Moran and Jon Roufaeal's The Spidey Project is repo
Amassing a host of serious injuries, delays and poor reviews, the $65+ million Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark musical seemed especially doomed when a New York Times writeup deemed even its "new" version "so grievously broken in every respect that it is beyond repair" earlier this month. There's new