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Saturday, February 28, 2009

Singing Spiderman Swings into a Broadway Musical

Posted by Michael Pinto

Spiderman comes to Broadway

On February 2010 we’ll find out what happens when you mix up Spiderman, Bono and a Broadway musical together. The website for Spider-Man, Turn Off The Dark has gone live and come June you’ll be able to sign up for tickets for a show that promises a new take on the story of Peter Parker, whose life is turned upside down when he’s bitten by a genetically altered spider.

While I have my doubts the show is being put together by Tony Award-winning director Julie Taymor who worked on The Lion King, so if anybody can pull off bringing a cartoon character to life in a fanboy friendly musical setting it’s going to be Julie. Here’s a local take from my favorite local news channel NY1:

Update: Best comment from Digg on this story: “Since when did Fanboy start re-posting articles from The Onion? This is an article from The Onion, right?”

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