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U2 performs “Spider-Man” Broadway song while on tour overseas

By Sean O’Connell
Hollywoodnews.com: We have had a lot of superhero news the last few days, from rumors of Emma Stone joining Marc Webb’s “Spider-Man” to confirmation that Zack Snyder will be directing the next “Superman” film. Here’s some more hero-related news … sort of.

In Portugal on Sunday, U2 performed a new song titled “Boy Falls From the Sky,” a track from the upcoming Broadway musical, “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.” The show has a book by Julie Taymor and Glen Berger, and a score by U2’s Bono and The Edge.

You can hear the tune, and see video of the production, here (with another version on Hero Complex.)

As for the stage production, it opens Nov. 14 at Foxwoods Theatre in Times Square. The cast includes Reeve Carney, Jennifer Damiano and Patrick Page. To learn more, visit http://spidermanonbroadway.marvel.com.

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About Sean O'Connell

Sean O'Connell is a nationally recognized film critic. His reviews have been published in print ('The Washington Post,' 'USA Today') and online (AMC FilmCritic.com, MSN's Citysearch) since 1996. He's a weekly contributor to several national radio programs. He is a longstanding member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA), the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS), and the Southeastern Film Critics View all articles by Sean O'Connell Association (SEFCA).

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