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    Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark
    By Glen Berger, Julie Taymor, Bono, The Edge, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

    20:30, Wed 2nd June 2021 - Tue 8th June 2021 at Random Venue 65
    Easter Week 6 to Week 7

    Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark is a 2011 rock musical with music and lyrics by U2's Bono and The Edge and a book by Julie Taymor, Glen Berger, and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. The musical is based on the Spider-Man comics created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, published by Marvel Comics, as well as the 2002 film about the character, and the Greek myth of Arachne. It tells the story of the origin of the character, his romance with Mary Jane and his battles with the evil Green Goblin. The show includes highly technical stunts, such as actors swinging from "webs" and several aerial combat scenes.
    In the year before it premiered, the show gained notoriety for its production troubles, related to both the difficulty of its stunts and frequent retooling of the book and score. Both rehearsals and previews went on longer than expected, and several actors were injured during the process. At the first preview performance, these technical challenges caused several lengthy interruptions. Previews were then suspended for a month in mid-2011 to overhaul the show after negative reviews from preview audiences and critics. Director Julie Taymor, whose vision had driven the musical, left the production at that time, and co-director Philip William McKinley was brought in to redirect portions of the show. The show ended up having the longest preview period in history.

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    Technical roles for Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark

    We are looking for: * Master Carpenter * Production Manager * Sound Designer * Publicity Designer * Producer * Lighting Designer

      Contact Random Contact 67 before 2nd Oct 2020 16:48 for more details.


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      Production Team

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