Photo Coverage: SPIDER-MAN Welcomes Christina Sajous as 'Arachne'
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by Peter James Zielinski
Rebecca Faulkenberry (Rock of Ages) and Christina Sajous (Baby It's You, American Idiot) are the newest additions to the cast of Broadway's SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark, in the roles of "Mary Jane Watson" and "Arachne," respectively. Jennifer Damiano, who originated the role of Mary Jane, played her final performance on November 6, while T.V. Carpio, the show's current Arachne, played her final show, November 13. Reeve Carney and Patrick Page will continue on in their roles as "Peter Parker/Spider-Man" and "Norman Osborn/Green Goblin," respectively.
Faulkenberry took her premiere bow on November 10 and last night, November 15, Sajous made her SPIDEY debut.
SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark has been seen by over 500,000 audience members from around the world. It features direction by Philip William McKinley (The Boy From Oz), original direction by Tony® Award-winner Julie Taymor (The Lion King, Across The Universe, Frida), music and lyrics by 22-time Grammy® Award-winners Bono and The Edge, and book co-written by Taymor, Glen Berger (Underneath The Lintel) and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Fantastic Four and Spider-Man comics, "Big Love").
Photo Credit: Peter James Zielinski