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Mar092011

'Spider-Man' Opening Delayed Yet Again

Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Broadway's high priced Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark  production continues to be entangled in a web of problems: the opening of the play has been pushed back yet again.

According to published reports, the show, which was set to open on March 15, will now have its opening pushed back by almost three months as producers are reportedly planning a complete overhaul of the show. The musical has been in previews since November, and this is the sixth time the its opening has been delayed. There are also reports of a dispute of between director Julie Taymor and producers about ideas for the show -- and rumors that Taymor, whose Broadway credits include The Lion King, may get the boot.

The production is the most expensive The Great White Way has ever seen, but it has been plagued with a number of technical problems and accidents including an incident where a stunt-double was injured after falling 30 feet into an orchestra pit. To add to its already growing list of woes, the show has also received some poor reviews from critics, and recently, three safety violations from The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration.


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