Broadway musical Spider-Man Wednesday shows canceled, to resume on Thursday

By on Dec 23, 2010 in Entertainment, United States Comments

Updated January 4, 2010 12:32 a.m.

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Broadway musical ‘Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark’ two Wednesday shows has been canceled, and will resume of Thursday night, after an actor fell on stage by accident on Monday’s performance, as announced about three hours before the Wednesday night show.

According to The New York Times on Wednesday, the supposed Wednesday night show of the controversial Broadway musical Spider-Man was canceled as announced by the show’s spokesperson Rick Miramontez. The Wednesday matinee was canceled earlier.

Apparently, officials from the New York State Department of Labor and Occupational Safety and Health Administration will conduct a through safety inspection and the implementation of additional protocols will be rehearsed on the day and night of Wednesday on the actual theater where the show is being held.

Earlier reports revealed that Christopher Tierney, who played the role of Spider-Man fell on stage about 30 feet high, which was caught on video, and was immediately rushed to Bellevue Hospital Center.

On Tuesday, show director Julie Taymor who issued a statement that Tierney is doing fine and that the safety of the actors and staff is her foremost concern.

The accident of Tierney is the fourth incident that the $60-million Broadway musical show Spider-Man has encountered since September of this year.



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