Wednesday, June 15, 2011

The opening of “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark”

From the NY Times:  The opening of “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” came at last on Tuesday with the improbable reunion of Julie Taymor with Bono and the producers who ousted her.  After months of setting theater records, like a $70 million budget and 183 preview performances (compared with the usual 30), “Spider-Man” unfolded flawlessly before a buoyant celebrity audience that included former President Bill Clinton sitting in Row N beside his old friend Bono, of U2, the show’s composer with his band mate the Edge.  More