Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark


Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark is a musical. Julie Taymor wrote the book. U2's Bono and The Edge wrote the lyrics and music. The musical is based on a comic book character created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, as well as the 2002 movie about the character. The Greek myth of Arachne is also a basis for the musical.

Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark
Foxwoods Theatre, 43rd Street entrance
MusicBono and The Edge
LyricsBono and The Edge
BookJulie Taymor
BasisComic book character created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko
2002 Spider-Man movie
Greek myth about Arachne
ProductionsWorld premiere at the Foxwoods Theatre in New York City, New York, on 14 June 2011

The musical features much stunt work, including moments of "flying". Some performers were injured during rehearsals. Other problems delayed the premiere of the musical. Director Julie Taymor quit. After many rehearsals and revisions, the musical opened on Broadway at the Foxwoods Theatre on 14 June 2011. It was not a critical success.

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