Topic: injuries

The Many Injuries of ‘Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark’: A Timeline

The Many Injuries of 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark': A Timeline

The Broadway extravaganza Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark has been plagued by odd problems throughout the course of its increasingly bizarre life. Not the least of these problems has been the variety of injuries suffered by its performers. Actress T.V. Carpio, who had been playing the role of Peter Parker’s nemesis Arachne, became the fifth actor to suffer a major injury in the service of the show. We here at Crushable have been following the Spider-Man debacle ever since it started imploding a few weeks ago, so we’ve put together a cheat sheet for you. More »

All The Things That Have Gone Wrong With ‘Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark’

All The Things That Have Gone Wrong With 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark'

Julie Taymour and Bono/The Edge‘s musical spectacular Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark just can’t catch a break. The most expensive production in Broadway history has been plagued with disasters from its beginning, suffering date changes, technical malfunctions and a series of harrowing injuries — to the point that people have begin referring to the production as a doomed endeavor. So what, exactly, has gone wrong with Spider-Man? Here’s a round-up of all the set-backs: More »

Spiderman Musical Is ‘Very Safe’ According To Star

Spiderman Musical Is 'Very Safe' According To Star

So by now, you’ve probably made up your minds about Julie Taymor‘s Broadway death trap, Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark. Either you think the recent rib-shattering 30-foot fall of one of the stunt doubles is just more proof that this Goliath of a production is too dangerous to continue, or you’re a jerk. I don’t care if you sunk $65 million on a play, people are in intensive care with internal bleeding, you need to shut this shit down. More »