Tag Archives: Julie Taymor

Julie Taymor Filed Suit Against “Spider Man: Turn off the Dark” Producers

HollywoodNews.com: Exclusive: Showbiz411 has learned exclusively that director Julie Taymor has filed suit against the producers of the Broadway show she created, “Spider Man: Turn off the Dark.” I’m told that Taymor has named as the defendants Michael Cohl’s 8 Legged Productions. Taymor has been in arbitration negotiations for months[...]

Julie Taymor embraced at “Spider-Man” Broadway bow

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Embattled Broadway musical “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” finally opened Tuesday night to relatively positive reviews and at least one very surprising attendee in the audience: Shuttled “Spider-Man” director Julie Taymor. The “Across the Universe” director walked the red carpet, watched the show alongside former President[...]

Bono, The Edge open up about re-tooled “Spider-Man”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The tide of negativity surrounding the troubled “Spider-Man” musical appears to have swelled. The production’s currently “frozen,” meaning no significant changes need to be made prior to its official opening, and the bugs which are left appear to be minor. The stage musical even went through[...]

Revamped “Spider-Man” musical gets better reviews

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It has been a sticky road, but signs seem to indicate that the beleaguered “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” musical has worked out its kinks. Now we need to see if it can keep its cast members alive for the duration of its run. The revamped[...]

“Spider Man” postponed… remains hanging in the air

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: “Spider Man: Turn off the Dark” will shut down for four weeks, from April 19th to May 11, for retooling. Performances will resume on May 12th. A new opening night (maybe you never know…) is set for June 14th, two days after the Tony Awards. The[...]

“Spider-Man” musical delayed … again?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: What a colossal disaster. The oft-maligned, frequently delayed Broad musical “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” has been delayed once again – this time until June – to completely overhaul a show that isn’t working, isn’t going to work, and should just be turned off. Producers of[...]

“Spider-Man” musical faces competition from new, rival production

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Justin Moran is sick and tired of waiting for Julie Taymor’s oft-delayed Broadway musical, “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.” So he’s planning on mounting a Spider-Man musical of his own. “Our goal isn’t to tear down Julie Taymor or parody her production,” Moran tells the NY[...]

“Spider-Man” musical massacred by early reviews

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Julie Taymor’s Broadway production “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” has had the rockiest road on its way to the stage. It’s about to get worse. Two official reviews hit the Internet as the trouble-ridden stage show continues its previews at Foxwoods Theater in New York City.[...]

Julie Taymor taps “Across the Universe” star for “Spider-Man” role

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We’ve grown accustomed to reporting on actors leaving Julie Taymor’s Broadway production of “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.” This morning, we have news of an actress joining the show. That would be T.V. Carpio, an actress who has history with Taymor, having appeared as Prudence in[...]

“Spider-Man” star opens up about Broadway injuries

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Christopher Tierney, the Broadway performer who made headlines when he plunged from great heights as part of Julie Taymor’s troubled musical “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark,” opens up about his ordeal in an exclusive interview that will air on WCBS-TV news in New York City tonight.[...]