ADVISORY, Dec. 6, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark, the record breaking Broadway spectacular, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, Reeve Carney, star of SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark, and cast members will ring the Opening Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Friday, December 7, 2012 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark:
SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark has been seen by more than 1 million audience members from around the world and recently entered into the Top 20 highest grossing Broadway shows of all time. It features music and lyrics by 22-time Grammy® Award-winners Bono and The Edge of "U2", direction by Philip William McKinley (The Boy From Oz), and a book co-written by Julie Taymor, Glen Berger (Underneath The Lintel) and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Fantastic Four and Spider-Man comics, "Big Love").
SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark recently unveiled a 2013-2014 calendar featuring the talented, athletic men who bring the world's most recognizable super hero to life on Broadway each night with breath-taking aerial stunts and acrobatics. Proceeds from the sale of the calendar will go to Broadway Cares / Equity Fight AIDS, one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising organizations. The SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark Calendars are $20 each and are available on www.SpiderManOnBroadway.com.
The world's most recognizable Super Hero leaps off the comic book pages and onto the Broadway stage in SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark. Peter Parker's ordinary teenage life takes a turn for the extraordinary when he's bitten by a genetically altered spider and suddenly finds himself endowed with incredible superpowers. Parker quickly learns that with great power comes great responsibility as he tries to juggle the demands of high school and home life, while battling the Green Goblin and his band of super villains as they try to take down New York City and destroy everything Peter holds dear – including the beautiful girl-next-door, Mary Jane Watson. This high-flying groundbreaking and history-making production brings this story – inspired by more than fifty years of Marvel comic books – thrillingly to life!
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