1. Spider-Man' Show Spins-Out Of Broadway; Vegas Next

    November 19, 2013 1:19 AM EST Producers are turning the lights off forever on the Spider-Man musical on Broadway early next year, the final chapter in the story of most expensive theatrical show ever that shook off a troubled launch to become a hit and is now limping away to L ...

  2. 'Spider-Man' Show Spins-Out Of Broadway; Vegas Next

    November 19, 2013 1:19 AM EST Producers are turning the lights off forever on the Spider-Man musical on Broadway early next year, the final chapter in the story of most expensive theatrical show ever that shook off a troubled launch to become a hit and is now limping away to ...

  3. Julie Taymor's Lawsuit Over 'Spider-Man' Musical Goes Live Again

    January 11, 2013 7:20 PM EST Taymor and producers haven't yet agreed upon a final settlement. If no deal can be worked out, a trial is scheduled for May. The lawsuit brought by Julie Taymor against producers of the Broadway musical, 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark,&# ...

  4. 'The Lion King' Is Now Broadway's All-Time Highest-Grossing Show

    April 09, 2012 1:09 PM EDT Very quietly, almost stealthily, a new king has been inaugurated on Broadway. Box office figures to be released later Monday show that "The Lion King" last week swiped the title of Broadway's all-time highest grossing show from &quo ...

  5. U2's Bono Agreed With Terrible Reviews for 'Spider-Man'

    May 20, 2011 12:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 U 2's Bono says he agreed with the terrible reviews for "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" on Broadway, for which he penned the score along with the Edge. "It might have been a little hard for some other people around here to take t ...

  6. 'Spider-Man' Returns to Broadway with More U2 Music, Few Glitches

    May 13, 2011 12:21 PM EDT 0 0 0 A revamped version of musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" had its first preview Thursday evening (May 12) with just a few glitches, a new original song from U2's Bono and the Edge and the addition of iconic Spidey scenes and class ...

  7. Elton John Performs, Pokes Fun at 'Spider-Man' Musical on 'SNL'

    April 04, 2011 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sir Elton John hosted "Saturday Night Live" for the first time April 2 and proved his acting chops are just as solid as his singing. The singer joked about being gay, performing at the royal wedding and being a new father in a series of sk ...

  8. Julie Taymor 'Spider-Man' Director Out; U2's Bono, The Edge Write New Songs

    March 10, 2011 7:55 AM EST Julie Taymor, the Tony Award winning director of "The Lion King," will no longer direct Broadway's troubled "Spider-Man" musical as producers announced a new creative team and postponed the show's official opening to ...

  9. Update: 'Spider-Man' Musical Director Julie Taymor Replaced by New Creative Team

    March 09, 2011 11:57 PM EST 0 0 0 "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" lead producers Michael Cohl and Jeremiah J. Harris announced Wednesday that Julie Taymor will step down as director to make way for a new creative team. The troubled $65 million musical has been delayed for ...

  10. Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark: $65 Mil. Musical Facing Sixth Delay

    March 09, 2011 12:56 PM EST A spokesman for the troubled "Spider-Man" musical on Broadway insisted Wednesday that the show is still scheduled to open next week, as talk swirled that the production will shut down for several weeks and the opening will be put off for ...

  11. Bono to Attend 'Spider-Man' Preview As Delay Rumors Mount

    March 01, 2011 5:57 PM EST 0 0 0 U2's Bono is expected to attend Tuesday night's performance of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" as speculation swirls over whether the troubled Broadway show's opening night will be delayed again . Bono, who wrote the music a ...

  12. 'Spider-Man' Musical Universally Panned in Early Reviews

    February 08, 2011 1:29 PM EST 0 0 0 Seems that "Spider-Man" on Broadway's five delays haven't done anything to improve the $65 million production, the most expensive in the Great White Way's history. The first round of reviews hit the web Monday night, Feb. 7, ...

  13. 'Spider-Man' Broadway Opening Delayed Again

    January 14, 2011 6:29 AM EST 0 0 0 Broadway's costly "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" has been delayed again to March 15 to "fine-tune" the high-tech production and work on a new ending even as it proves a hit at box offices in previews. Producers made the ann ...

  14. 'Spider-Man' Broadway Opening Delayed Yet Again

    January 14, 2011 12:00 AM EST Broadway's costly "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" has been delayed again to March 15 to "fine-tune" the high-tech production and work on a new ending even as it proves a hit at box offices in previews. Producers made the a ...

  15. 'Spider-Man' Star: Show Delays Have Been 'Hard for Everybody'

    January 13, 2011 8:47 AM EST 0 0 0 Despite the very public problems facing Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," Reeve Carney -- the 27-year-old singer/actor who stars as the titular superhero -- says the cast is confident that the production will go off without ...

  16. Billboard Bits: New Katy Perry Song Leaks, Cee Lo Working with Gwyneth Paltrow

    December 30, 2010 6:08 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. New Katy Perry Song, 'Part of Me,' Hits the Web "Part of Me," a new dance track from Katy Perry , made a splash on YouTube when it leaked online yeste ...

  17. 'Spider-Man' Adds Safety Measures, Fallen Actor Still in Hospital

    December 23, 2010 3:11 PM EST 0 0 0 Patrick Page, who plays the Green Goblin in "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," says he's not afraid for the show to resume performances -- expected to happen Thursday. "Accidents are horrible but they happen on every show," Pa ...

  18. 'Spider-Man' Set To Resume On Broadway With New Safety Measures

    December 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST The curtain was to rise again on "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" after producers of the accident-plagued Broadway musical agreed to new safety precautions to prevent another fall such as the one that left a stuntman seriously injured. Le ...

  19. Broadway Stars Blast 'Spider-Man' Director, U2 Members for Safety Issues

    December 22, 2010 12:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Broadway stars are speaking out against "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" director Julie Taymor and the show's producers in light of all the serious on-set injuries. Blasted "Rent" star Adam Pascal on Facebook : "They sho ...

  20. Broadway Stars Blast 'Spider-Man' Director, U2 Members for Safety Issues

    December 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST Broadway stars are speaking out against "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" director Julie Taymor and the show's producers in light of all the serious on-set injuries. Blasted "Rent" star Adam Pascal on Facebook: "They sh ...

  21. 'Spider-Man' Musical Resuming Wednesday with New Safety Measures

    December 21, 2010 3:00 PM EST 0 0 0 The producers of the troubled "Spider-Man" musical on Broadway said they have enacted new safety measures ordered by the government and will resume performances on Wednesday night. A spokesman for "Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark," ...

  22. U2's Bono, The Edge Discuss 'Spider-Man' Delays

    November 23, 2010 10:15 AM EST 0 0 0 Creating a megamusical is no easy feat, even in the hands of U2 megastars Bono and The Edge. "Easier than we could ever have imagined. Harder than we ever thought," says Bono, resting on a Times Square hotel bed near where "Spider-Man ...

  23. U2's Bono, The Edge Talk About Making 'Spider-Man'

    November 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST Creating a megamusical is no easy feat, even in the hands of U2 megastars Bono and The Edge. "Easier than we could ever have imagined. Harder than we ever thought," says Bono, resting on a Times Square hotel bed near where "Spider-M ...

  24. U2 'Spider-Man' Song Debuts on 'Good Morning America'

    September 10, 2010 2:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 The U2 -scored Broadway spectacle "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" has endured its share of setbacks , but fans finally got a taste of the musical on "Good Morning America" Friday morning (Sept. 10). Reeve Carney, who plays the ti ...

  25. U2-Scored 'Spider-Man' Musical Giving Refunds After Delayed Opening

    January 12, 2010 5:17 PM EST 0 0 0 The delay in bringing "Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark" to Broadway has prompted its producers to offer refunds to theatergoers who had purchased tickets for performances that at one time had been expected to start Feb. 25. The producers said ...

  26. Broadway Going 'Dark' For Spidey

    February 25, 2009 12:00 AM EST The long-in-the-works Spider-Man musical, featuring music and lyrics by U2's Bono and the Edge, has an official opening date. "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," directed by Julie Taymor, will open on Broadway on Feb. 18, 2010. Preview ...

  27. U2 Spider-Man Musical Gets Broadway Curtain Date

    February 24, 2009 5:01 PM EST 0 0 0 The long-in-the-works Spider-Man musical has an official opening date. "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," directed by Julie Taymor with music and lyrics by Bono and the Edge, will open on Broadway on Feb. 18. Preview performances start Jan. ...

  28. Bono, Edge Penning Tunes For 'Spider-Man' Musical

    April 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Get ready for "Spider-Man: The Broadway Musical." Get ready for "Spider-Man: The Broadway Musical." That may not be the official title, but Marvel Studios is putting the pieces together for a musical on the Great White Way starri ...

  29. Taymor Tapped To Direct Beatles Musical

    February 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Two-time Tony Award winner Julie Taymor has come on board to direct the film musical "All You Need Is Love." Two-time Tony Award winner Julie Taymor has come on board to direct the film musical "All You Need Is Love." As previous ...

  30. Oscars: Latifah, Zeta-Jones In; Smith Out

    March 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Catherine Zeta-Jones and Queen Latifah have joined the performance lineup for the 75th annual Academy Awards. At the same time, rapper-turned-actor Will Smith has decided not to present an award becau Catherine Zeta-Jones and Queen Latifah have join ...

  31. Simon Added To Oscar Performance Slate

    March 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Paul Simon will perform his nominated song "Father and Daughter" during Sunday's (March 23) 75th annual Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. The tune is among those nominated for the best song Osca Paul Simon will perform his nomin ...

  32. U2 Plans Oscar Performance

    March 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 U2 will perform its nominated song "The Hands That Built America" at the 75th Anniversary Academy Awards ceremony. Set for Sunday (March 23) at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, the event will be host U2 will perform its nominated song &qu ...

  33. 'Chicago,' U2, Eminem, Simon Among Oscar Nominees

    February 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The big screen adaptation of the Broadway musical "Chicago" leads the pack with 13 nominations for the 75th annual Academy Awards, including a best picture notice. Among those artists who have earned The big screen adaptation of the Broadw ...