Thursday, March 6, 2014

ArtsBeat: ‘King Kong’ Out, ‘On the Town’ In, at Foxwoods Theater – Now Renamed the Lyric by Patrick Healy

The 1,900-seat Foxwoods theater will be renamed the Lyric, and will become home to a revival of “On the Town,” instead of the new musical “King Kong.”    

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Book review: Song of Spider-Man: The Inside Story of the Most Controversial Musical in Broadway History. by Lizwollman

No Broadway show in recent memory elicited a more potent blend of scapegoating and Schadenfreude than Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, which was conceived in 2002 by producer Tony Adams, score…

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

‘King Kong’ to Muscle His Way Onto Broadway by Dcontray

A giant gorilla will take over from a web-slinging superhero at the Foxwoods Theater. According to its Australian producer, the musical version of King Kong will be the next occupant of the …

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

King Kong to Stomp Onto Broadway in December? by Michael Block

According to Gerry Ryan, chairman of Global Creatures, the production company producing the musical King Kong will be stomping onto Broadway in December 2014. After being a hit in Melbourne,…

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Saturday, January 4, 2014

Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark Ends Its Broadway Run Today by Jonathan Mandell

Click on any photograph to see it enlarged Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark ends its Broadway run at the Foxwoods Theater today, after more than three years and 1,200 performances. It has gene…

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Wednesday, January 1, 2014

SPIDER-MAN Swings Off Broadway, Part One: The Beginning - Inception, Rumors & Rehearsals by Nicole Rosky

Today's edition of 'SPIDER-MAN Swings Off Broadway' focuses on the show's beginnings, recalling Spidey's journey from its inception in April 2007, until previews began at the Foxwoods Theate…

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

‘Spider-Man’ to Close in January by Dcontray

Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark will shoot its last web on Broadway in January. The $75 million comic-book musical will end its run at the Foxwoods Theater after attempting to rake in higher b…

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Thursday, November 7, 2013

New SPEARS Musical Chronicles Life of Jesus Through Britney Spears Tunes; Funder's Preview Set for Today by BroadwayWorld

Britney Spears has met the Bible. SPEARS is an original musical that chronicles the life of Jesus Christ, telling the story through the hit music of Britney Spears. Creator Patrick Blute, 23…

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Saturday, November 2, 2013

New SPEARS Musical Chronicles Life of Jesus Through Britney Spears Tunes; Funder's Preview Set for 11/7 by BroadwayWorld

Britney Spears has met the Bible. SPEARS is an original musical that chronicles the life of Jesus Christ, telling the story through the hit music of Britney Spears. Creator Patrick Blute, 23…

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Monday, October 21, 2013

Broadway “Spider Man”– Most Expensive Musical Ever– Is Now Officially Struggling by Roger Friedman

“Spider Man: Turn off the Dark” is now officially struggling at the box office. While November 28 will mark its third unofficial anniversary on Broadway, the $75 million show is …

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Monday, May 20, 2013

Theater News: Britain's Ambassador Theater Group to Buy Broadway's Foxwoods Theater, Home of Spider-Man by Bethany Rickwald

Britain's Ambassador Theater Group, one of the U.K.'s largest theater operating companies, is likely to buy Broadway's Foxwoods Theater, according to multiple reports. Foxwoods is currently …

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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Broadway: Tom Hanks Play Beats Musical “Spider Man” at Box Office by Roger Friedman

Broadway: yes, perennials “The Lion King,” “Book of Mormon,” and “Wicked” were the top three highest grossers last week on the Great White Way. But number…

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Thursday, November 29, 2012

Rumble in the Foxwoods Jungle? by Michael Block

Could there be an epic battle between a superhero and a giant gorilla over the coveted Foxwoods Theater? The producers of the upcoming giant-sized musical King Kong have eyes on the Foxwoods…

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Wednesday, January 4, 2012

'Spider-Man' Sets New Weekly Sales Record on Broadway by Abbie Fentress Swanson

The most expensive show on Broadway has set a new record. "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" raked in nearly $3 million last week — the highest weekly sales figure in the history of the Grea…

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Tuesday, December 27, 2011

BWW TV: Go Inside the Opening Night of SPIDER-MAN on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: Go Inside the Opening Night of SPIDER-MAN on Broadway! http://broadwayworld.com for more information. On Tuesday, June 14, 2011, SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK at last celebrated its…

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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Spider-man - Turn Off The Dark by The Tyro Theatre Critic

Last year the buzz around "Spider-man - Turn Off The Dark" was so great I took a detour to New York to catch an early preview. I came away bitterly disappointed, a turgid evening that failed…

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Thursday, November 3, 2011

Photo Flash: SPIDER-MAN's Green Goblin Gets Energy Efficient by BroadwayWorld

In cooperation with the Broadway Green Alliance BGA, LG Electronics donated new ultra energy efficient laundry pairs - among the most energy efficient on the market - to all 45 Broadway thea…

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Wednesday, September 28, 2011

PHOTO FLASH: Jerry O'Connell, Lily Rabe, Alan Rickman et al. at Press Event for Broadway's Seminar by David Gordon

The cast and creative team for the Broadway production of Teresa Rebeck's Seminar met the press at an event held at Foxwoods Theater Rehearsal Studios on Wednesday, September 28. The pr…

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Thursday, June 16, 2011

BWW TV Special: Go Inside the Opening Night of SPIDER-MAN on Broadway! by Broadway Beat

On Tuesday, June 14, SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK at last celebrated its opening night on Broadway at the Foxwoods theater after years of delays. Broadway Beat and host Richie Ridge were th…

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Photo Coverage: 'Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark' Theatre Arrivals-Part One by Walter McBride

On Tuesday, June 14, SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK at last celebrated its opening night on Broadway at the Foxwoods theater after years of delays. BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture all o…

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Photo Coverage: SPIDER-MAN Starry Arrivals - Part 2 by Walter McBride

On Tuesday, June 14, SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK at last celebrated its opening night on Broadway at the Foxwoods theater after years of delays. BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture all o…

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Spiderman Turn Off The Dark

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – SPIDER MAN Turn Off The DarkIf you are a guy who is into comics or if you are a teenage girl – this is the show for you.I am neither.Spiderman is a comic book com…

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Bono, Man of the People as Long as He Picks the People by Roger Friedman

And so the “Spider Man” after party meant what seemed like thousands of people tried to jam into the Bowl Mor lanes on West 44th St. The queue ran up the block from BowlMor to th…

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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

‘Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark’

Photos of the Broadway musical at the Foxwoods Theater.

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Monday, June 13, 2011

Highlights From Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark

With a score by U2's Bono and The Edge and original direction by Tony winner Julie Taymor, the newly revised Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark finally gets its official Broadway opening on…

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Monday, April 18, 2011

Showbituary: RIP Spider-Man 1.0 by The Mick

You were the apple of Julie Taymor’s eye.  And contained at least two characters who were essentially analogous to her crazy self.  You were also an occasionally awesome looking hot mess…

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Monday, February 7, 2011

'Spider-Man' needs to turn on the spotlight

The show must go on - but what about opening night? This was supposed to be a review of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" following a gala opening at the Foxwoods Theater on 42nd St. But produ…

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Thursday, February 3, 2011

ArtsBeat: Syfy Spins Its Upfront Presentation Into 'Spider-Man' Performance by Dave Itzkoff

Syfy said it will hold its annual upfront presentation on at the Foxwoods Theater in Times Square, where it will be followed by a special performance of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark."

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Syfy Spins Its Upfront Presentation Into 'Spider-Man' Performance by Dave Itzkoff

Syfy said it will hold its annual upfront presentation on at the Foxwoods Theater in Times Square, where it will be followed by a special performance of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark."

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Monday, December 27, 2010

ArtsBeat: Reviews for 'Spider-Man' Start Spinning Out Early by Dave Itzkoff

Linda Winer of Newsday and Jeremy Gerard of Bloomberg News both wrote about their recent experiences at "Spider-Man," which is scheduled to open at the Foxwoods Theater on Feb. 7.

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Reviews for 'Spider-Man' Start Spinning Out Early by Dave Itzkoff

Linda Winer of Newsday and Jeremy Gerard of Bloomberg News both wrote about their recent experiences at "Spider-Man," which is scheduled to open at the Foxwoods Theater on Feb. 7.

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