Rep: Spider-Man 'Previews Will Continue as Planned'

The show will go on for Spider-Man.

Despite major problems during the first preview, the Broadway production of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" will continue. "There will be no delays in performance schedule," a spokesman told the Hollywood Reporter. "Previews will continue as planned."

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He added: "The cast and crew were thrilled to play the show in front of their first audience last night."

The most expensive stage production of all time - at $65 million, it's twice as much as the runner-up Shrek the Musical - ran over three-and-a-half hours in its first Sunday preview and stopped at least five times as actors dangled from cables with flying tricks gone wrong, according to reports.

One woman reportedly catcalled: "I don't know how everyone else feels, but I feel like a guinea pig today -- I feel like it's a dress rehearsal." She was met with boos.

After writing the original score to "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" with band mate the Edge, U2 singer Bono called the production "harder than we ever thought" in an interview with the Associated Press last week.

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