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  • ‘60 Minutes’ previews ‘Spider-Man,’ the $60 million musical

     
    Heard of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark"? It's the $60 million musical that's the most expensive show in Broadway history, and "60 Minutes" will supply a preview Sunday....
  • Broadway's 'Spider-Man' musical begins previews on a shaky note

     
    On Sunday, Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark" began preview performances at the Foxwoods Theater in New York. The event marks the first time that a paying public audience was able to experience the long-delayed stage musical. But according to........
  • Monster Mash: Broadway's 'Spider-Man' books first box-office dollars; Andy Warhol museum director resigning

     
    Millions of dollars to go: "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" grossed an estimated $200,605 on its first day of previews. The previews begin on a shaky note. (Variety, Culture Monster) Resigning: The director of the Andy Warhol Museum, Thomas Sokolowski,.......
  • Late-night TV shows join in the 'Spider-Man' musical frenzy

     
    It’s still more than a month before "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” opens on Broadway Jan. 11, but print news outlets seem to be having a heyday with their reports (or reviews?) on the preview performance glitches, exorbitant cost (reportedly......
  • Russell Brand and Katy Perry: 'Tempest' premiere twosome

     
    Just a few steps across Hollywood Boulevard from "The Fighter's" premiere Monday, stars of a Shakespearean inclination banded together to premiere Julie Taymor's rock-and-goth-tinged "The Tempest." Cast members Helen Mirren, Chris Cooper, Djimon Hounsou...
  • Film review: 'The Tempest'

     
    Director Julie Taymor made a memorable feature debut with 1999's “Titus,” adapted from “Titus Andronicus,” widely considered Shakespeare's worst play. If she could make a silk purse out of that Elizabethan sow's ear, what could she...
  • Movie Preview: The Tempest

     
    Not great word of mouth on this Shakespeare adaptation opening in limited release this month and next. “The Tempest” still looks amazing. Helen Mirren giving Prospero a gender switch? Brilliant. I'd rather watch a Julie Taymor failure than...
  • Limited release: 'Black Swan' transforming into box-office phenomenom, 'Fighter' has strong first round

     
    "Black Swan" is looking like much more than an art-house hit. Fox Searchlight expanded the psychological ballet drama starring Natalie Portman to 90 theaters from 18 and saw phenomenal results on the movie's second weekend. It took in $3.3 million......
  • Julie Taymor, caught in a spidery web

     
    Julie Taymor was surrounded by some accomplished artists talking about some scholarly concepts. U2’s Bono was talking with Russell Brand about the actor’s costarring role in Taymor’s “The Tempest” and the Edge was trying to explain the musical...
  • Homer Simpson and Moe the Bartender drop by 'Wicked'

     
    Moe's Tavern is dirty, rundown and filled with drunks. But as we learned in the most recent episode of Fox's "The Simpsons," the seedy Springfield dive bar now has a secret passage to the Broadway musical "Wicked." In Sunday's episode,......
  • Monster Mash: New claim of 'Mona Lisa' secret; Andrew Lloyd Webber calls off theater sales

     
    Enigmatic: An Italian researcher has claimed that Leonardo da Vinci painted tiny letters into the eyes of the "Mona Lisa," which may reveal the identity of his model. (The Guardian) Canceled: The planned sale of four major West End theaters......
  • Stylish new films to see this holiday season: 'The Tempest'

     
    In Julie Taymor’s version of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” the lead character Prospero has been transformed into a woman, Prospera (Helen Mirren), a queen who is banished to a deserted island with her daughter Miranda (Felicity Jones), where she...