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Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark - CLOSED

213 W 42nd St, New York City, NY 10036-7201
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Fun night with my teenage children

I have to admit the first act started very slowly. I was more than a little worried since I had... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2012
St. Louis, MO
Surprisingly good

I did not expect much from some of the reviews, but loved the show. The scenery was spectacular... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2012
Honolulu, Hawaii
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
30 Jan 2016
“The worst 3 hours of our entire time in NYC”
11 Apr 2015
“Who doesn't like Spider-Man?”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
213 W 42nd St, New York City, NY 10036-7201
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Reviewed 23 June 2012

I have to admit the first act started very slowly. I was more than a little worried since I had brought my 15 and 17 year old children to their first "Broadway" musical and it felt like it was going to be a dud. Fortunately...More

1  Thank ArmyCaptain
Reviewed 23 June 2012

I did not expect much from some of the reviews, but loved the show. The scenery was spectacular, and made it feel like the cartoon it was. You were literally in the cartoon. Same with the costumes and masks. Julie Taymor should get a lot...More

1  Thank JLGhi
Reviewed 22 June 2012

I have seen a lot of shows over the years and certainly not all of them have been Broadway and I was determined not to compare Spiderman to a true Musical and feel I have achieved this. I enjoyed the movie and wondered how they...More

Thank Janis W
Reviewed 20 June 2012

Ok, this is NOT the Broadway production, that is going to bring you to tears, with moving songs, or themes....Cats, Phantom,Wicked, etc. this is NOT... That said, open yourself to some theatrical experimentation, eye popping visuals, and rock and roll music by Bono and The...More

Thank Herbsaint
Reviewed 19 June 2012

What can I say - I really wanted to like this production. I love U2, love Spiderman and the comic book world. But this was really not a good Broadway production. Spiderman's swinging around the theatre can't cover up poor music, poor singing, poor sets...More

Thank cantrav10
Reviewed 19 June 2012

There is no doubt the special effects, and the stage was fantastic. The flying, swinging and web shooting was alot of fun. Even with all this the song choice and balads made much of this seriously slow and boring. I really enjoy musicals but you...More

Thank Jaytrip50
Reviewed 17 June 2012

It's a storyline that everyone knows. This makes the show predictable and there are no real surprises.The songs are not great. But the sets and special effects are very good. The cast wizz around on wires, flying right over the audience. It cost a lot...More

Thank Becknaide
Reviewed 16 June 2012

Spider-man on Broadway is definitely one of the best Broadway plays on the strip. It has a lot of high-flying action and thrill! And the acting is fononamle! Most definitely going back to see it again!

Thank Smelko
Reviewed 15 June 2012

Absolutely loved the show. Been a spider man fan my entire life and this play truly brought back great memories. I loved the music, the actors were fantastic and the stunts were awesome. Absolutely fantastic. Highly recommended.

Thank Spiderkyle
Reviewed 15 June 2012

I was super excited to see Spiderman on Broadway -- got our tickets far in advance and had been looking forward to it so much. I'm happy to say that our experience far surpassed our expectations!!! The music is wonderful, great storyline, super talented cast!!!,...More

Thank girlfromca
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