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Photo Flash: SPIDER-MAN Welcomes Real Hero Col Wingfield
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2012
On Saturday afternoon, Lt. Col Emmett 'Lee' Wingfield III of the 621 CRW and his family attended SPIDER-Man Turn Off the Dark through the "Real Heroes" program, which provides specially priced tickets for America's Real Heroes and their families. Being on active duty for 18 years in the Air Force as an officer means they rarely get family time, and they made this special trip to NY for his son's 10th birthday. Check out photos of the Wingfield family with Matthew James Thomas below! (more...)
BWW TV: SPIDER-MAN Performs at Broadway in Bryant Park 2012!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 13, 2012
The best of Broadway will be presented FREE on six consecutive Thursdays this summer with "106.7 Lite FM's Broadway in Bryant Park 2012" - a lunchtime series beginning today, July 12 at 12:30 p.m. on the Bryant Park Stage. Sponsored by Resorts World Casino New York City and hosted by Lite FM's on-air personalities, the twelfth annual presentation of open-air, On- and Off- Broadway lunch hour performances will run through August 16.
Click below to check out the performances from the cast of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, which included 'Bouncing Off the Walls,' 'Rise Above,' and 'The Boy Falls From the Sky.' (more...)
BREAKING NEWS: Robert Cuccioli to Replace Patrick Page as 'Green Goblin' in SPIDER-MAN
by BWW News Desk - July 11, 2012
Broadway star Robert Cuccioli, best known for his Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle winning and Tony-nominated performance as the star of Jekyll and Hyde, will take on another dual role in his long-anticipated return to Broadway: Norman Osborn / The Green Goblin in Broadway's SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark. Cuccioli will play his first performance on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at the Foxwoods Theatre (213 West 42nd Street). (more...)
SPIDER-MAN's Patrick Page to Play Final Performance as Green Goblin, Aug. 5
by BWW News Desk - July 4, 2012
According to The New York Times' Arts Beat blog, Patrick Page will play his final performance as the Green Goblin in Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark on August 5. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Jared Zirilli Interviews SPIDER-MAN's Brandon Rubendall on 'Broadway Boo's!'
by Stage Tube - July 4, 2012
Jared Zirilli (of FAT CAMP, Original Broadway Cast of LYSISTRATA JONES, WICKED, TWILIGHT the Musical) brings you episode 28 of the Jared Zirilli Blog and his seventh interview installment of 'Jared's Broadway Boo's!' with Brandon Rubendall of SPIDER-MAN and ANYTHING GOES. (more...)
Photo Flash: SPIDER-MAN Throws First Pitch for Trenton Thunder
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2012
Last Thursday, 6/21, Spider-Man from SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark threw the first pitch of the Trenton Thunder game (vs. Richmond). (more...)
Photo Coverage: SPIDER-MAN Celebrates One Year on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2012
SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark celebrated its one-year anniversary on Broadway yesterday, June 14, 2012. Embarking on its second year on Broadway, SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark began preview performances on November 28, 2010, and officially opened on Tuesday, June 14, 2011. (more...)
SPIDER-MAN Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary Tonight
by BWW News Desk - June 14, 2012
SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark celebrates its one-year anniversary on Broadway today, June 14, 2012. Embarking on its second year on Broadway, SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark began preview performances on November 28, 2010, and officially opened on Tuesday, June 14, 2011.(100.02% capacity of The Foxwoods Theatre); set the weekly box office record of $2,941,790.20; and shattered the annual box office record of the Foxwoods Theatre by almost $35 million. (more...)
Photo Flash: Jesse L. Martin Visits SPIDER-MAN!
by BWW News Desk - June 7, 2012
On Wednesday, June 6, stage and screen star Jesse L. Martin visited the Foxwoods Theatre to check out SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK. Check out photos of Martin and cast member Luther Creek below! (more...)
Photo Flash: SPIDER-MAN Cast Welcomes Armando Bigo
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2012
Several months ago, 8 year old Armando Bigo was shot in the Bronx while out shopping with his mother. When SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark learned that he is a big time Spidey fan they invited him to the show. After an amazing recovery, he attended on Saturday afternoon with his best friend. Check out photo sof Bigo with the cast below! (more...)
BWW TV Special: 2012 Tony Nominees - George Tsypin on His Comic Inspiration for SPIDER-MAN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 28, 2012
BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was thrilled to sit down and speak with nearly all of this year's Tony Award nominees at the official Tony Brunch on May 2, 2012, and we will be bringing you special coverage on all of them throughout the awards season. Today we bring you George Tsypin, nominee for Best Scenic Design for Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark. (more...)
Photo Flash: SPIDER-MAN Welcomes Sailors Aboard USS Wasp for Fleet Week 2012
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2012
In honor of Fleet Week, Broadway's own super hero Spider-Man, welcomed real American heroes from the U.S. Armed Services to New York City, sailing into New York Harbor aboard the USS Wasp in the "Parade of Ships" earlier today. Spider-Man was given a tour of the ship by the Admiral, took photos with sailors, and gave a salute to everyone onboard for their service. (more...)
Photo Flash: SPIDER-MAN Celebrates Everyday Hero Kenneth Culver!
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2012
On Friday, May 18, Broadway's SPIDER-MAN celebrated 'Everyday Hero' Dr. Kenneth Culver, the founder of "The Foundation for Peace" which provides individuals in the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Kenya with healthcare and education. Check out photos of Culver with the cast below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Batman Auditions for Broadway's SPIDER-MAN!
by Stage Tube - May 21, 2012
Broadway's SPIDER-MAN, which has now been open at the Foxwoods Theatre for almost a year, has likey seen its fair share of hopeful auditionees, all wanting to wear the blue and red suit. In the video below, check out some hilarious 'lost audition footage' of Batman auditionaing for the title role! (more...)
SPIDER-MAN Producers Ordered to Give Information to Injured Stuntman
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2012
According to the Associated Press, a stuntman from Broadway's SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK is considering suing the production over injuries suffered in 2010-11. Richard Kobak (Joshua Kobak according to cast lists for the show), claims not only that he suffered knee injuries while filling in for another cast member in 2010, but that 'a computer program controlling one of his jumps from a balcony sent him flying into a wall on April 5, 2011.' (more...)
Photo Flash: SPIDER-MAN Welcomes 1,000,000th Audience Member
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2012
On May 16, SPIDER-MAN Turn Off the Dark welcomed its 1,000,000th audience member. View photos of Yvelisse Fermin from Flushing, Queens with the cast below! (more...)
Photo Flash: Chris Noth Visits SPIDER-MAN
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2012
On Saturday, May 12, stage and screen star Chris Noth, last seen on Broadway in THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON, visited the Foxwoods Theatre to check out SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK. Check out photos of Noth and family with the cast below! (more...)
Katrina Lenk to Join SPIDER-MAN as 'Arachne' 5/29; Sajous to Depart
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2012
Producers Michael Cohl and Jeremiah J. Harris announced today that Katrina Lenk will be joining the cast of Broadway's SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark, in the role of "Arachne". Christina Sajous, who currently plays the role of "Arachne", will play her final performance on Sunday, May 27thwith Lenk assuming the role on Tuesday, May 29th. Reeve Carney, Patrick Page, and Rebecca Faulkenberry will continue on in their roles as "Peter Parker/Spider-Man", "Norman Osborn/Green Goblin", and "Mary Jane Watson" respectively.
In the Style of David Merrick - SPIDER-MAN Responds to Tony Snubs with Free 6/10 Tickets for 'Tonys'
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2012
Not since David Merrick has a 'stunt' like this ever been pulled on Broadway... Michael Cohl and Jeremiah J. Harris, producers of SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark, today made a special, unprecedented Tony-related announcement in response to the show's receipt of only two Tony nominations. The high flying production will hold a special Tony Sunday performance at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 10, for which anyone with the first name Anthony, Tony, Antonio, Antoinette, Toni, or Antonia will be eligible to receive a free ticket.
Photo Flash: SPIDER-MAN Hosts Bronx Middle School 343 Master Class
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2012
On Friday, May 4th, members of the cast and creative team of SPIDER-MAN: Turn Off The Dark visited Bronx Middle School 343 to conduct a special Master Class for the students. See below for photos from the event, which included the SPIDER-MAN cast and creatives sharing their stories, as well as a performance by Matthew James Thomas of 'Rise Above,' to which the children sang along. (more...)
BWW TV: SPIDER-MAN's Patrick Page Gets Sardi's Caricature!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 7, 2012
SPIDER-MAN's Patrick Page recently celebrated his birthday with cake and a caricature at Sardi's, alongside his co-stars and friends. Ann Harada, Joshua Bergasse, Laura Osnes, Melissa Errico and Paige Davis were among those in attendance. Go behind the scenes of the caricature unveiling below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: Cast of SPIDER-MAN Celebrates Patrick Page's Birthday!
by Jennifer Broski - April 28, 2012
Reeve Carney and the cast of SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK celebrated Green Goblin Patrick Page's birthday onstage at the Foxwoods Theatre at the curtain call, with a surprise appearance by Paige Davis (Mrs. Patrick Page, 'Trading Spaces'), yesterday, April 27. BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the event below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: Patrick Page Gets a Birthday Caricature at Sardi's
by Jennifer Broski - April 26, 2012
SPIDER-MAN's Patrick Page celebrated his birthday with cake and a caricature last night at Sardi's, alongside his co-stars and friends. Ann Harada, Joshua Bergasse, Laura Osnes, Melissa Errico and Paige Davis were among those in attendance. See photos from the event below! (more...)
Photo Flash: SPIDER-MAN Parties with Everyday Heroes
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2012
Yesterday afternoon, April 19, SPIDER-MAN held a party to celebrate the show's Everyday Heroes. Four of the nominees attended and also received tickets for yesterday evening's performance. See a photo of Everyday Heroes Jackie Shaw, Brendan McMorrow, Diane Pagan and Jacqueline Morelli with Spider-Man below! (more...)
BWW TV: SPIDER-MAN Wishes Reeve Carney a Happy Birthday with Video Retrospective
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 19, 2012
Yesterday, April 18, Reeve Carney celebrated his 29th birthday at the Foxwoods Theatre. As a gift, the Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark house crew compiled a video retrospective of the star's journey with the show from rehearsal through opening and BroadwayWorld shares it with you below! (more...)