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Mid-November Broadway Musical News Roundup

November 11, 2009 // 1 Comment

Spider-man: Turn Off the Dark is gearing up again this time with a lead actor and producer It’s official – Reeve Carney, the lead singer of the band Carney, will be playing Peter Parker (ie. Spideman) in the upcoming Broadway mega-spender Spider-man: Turn Off the Dark. Why cast such an unknown in the lead role? Director Julie Taymor said they ...

A casting, gossip and news round-up for October

October 29, 2009 // 1 Comment

Finian’s Rainbow opens tonight on Broadway The Broadway revival of Finian’s Rainbow opens on Broadway tonight, October 29, 2009. Starring Jim Norton (The Seafarer) as Finian, Kate Baldwin (Wonderful Town) as Sharon, Cheyenne Jackson (Xanadu) as Woody,  and Christopher Fitzgerald (Young Frankenstein) as Og, we’re looking to see how the ...

More Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark gossip

September 1, 2009 // 0 Comments

Apparently the title character in Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark won’t sing: the Edge decided that “a guy singing in tights can’t happen.” This, along with earlier comments such as: “It is much more like opera than a straight musical. We’re actually not calling it a musical for that reason because we don’t want to put people off;” makes me ...