Reeve Carney, lead thesp in Broadway tuner "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," has extended his contract with the production and will stay with the show through May.
Upon a preliminary viewing back in February, "Spider-Man" was a spectacular mess. The finished version is reasonably improved but somewhat less spectacular.
The 65th annual Tony awards went by the book -- "The Book of Mormon," that is, which nabbed nine awards in a sweep that was largely expected along the Rialto.
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."
"Billy Elliot" racked up a whopping 15 noms for the 2009 Tony Awards, with the smaller-scale tuner perceived as its major competition, "Next to Normal," coming in at 11 nods.
Three new half-hour musicals, featuring such Broadway talents as Victoria Clark, Barbara Walsh and Michael John LaChiusa, for a mere 20 bucks? That would sound like quite a bargain, and it turns out…
For anyone weary of pedestrian screen-to-stage adaptations or cut-and-paste jukebox assemblies, the arrival on Broadway of a truly original new musical like "Spring Awakening" is exhilarating. Seven…