Keating, Mulheren among the actors lined up
Broadway vets as well as names from film, TV and dance are among the approximately 40 thesps who make up the cast of big-budget spectacle tuner “Spider-Man, Turn off the Dark.”Among Main Stem vets are Isabel Keating, who appeared as Judy Garland in “The Boy From Oz,” Michael Mulheren (“Looped,” “Kiss Me Kate”) and Gideon Glick (“Spring Awakening”). Also on board are Brit actress Natalie Mendoza (“The Descent”), U.K. TV actor Matthew James Thomas (“Britannia High”), and dance vets including Ayo Janeen Jackson and Dollar Tan. Performers join lead thesps Reeve Carney (as Spidey), Patrick Page (as nemesis Green Goblin) and Jennifer Damiano (as paramour Mary Jane). Although roles for the rest of the cast were not confirmed, Keating seems a likely Aunt May, with Mulheren probably tapped as J. Jonah Jameson. “Spider-Man,” which began its much-delayed rehearsals Monday, kicks off previews Nov. 14 ahead of a Dec. 21 opening at the Foxwoods Theater.
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