#video games

Classic Video Games As Dramatic Plays

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The <a href="http://pipermckenzie.com/">Piper McKenzie</a> theater company in Brooklyn are currently performing "Theater of the Arcade" for this year's <a href="http://fringenyc.org/">FringeNYC</a> Festival.

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All Theater Should Have Fire-Breathing Dragons

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A while back, Dreamworks teamed up with a company called Global Creatures to produce a $20 million theatrical version of How to Train Your Dragon which is premiering this March.

VINCENT D'ONOFRIO

Law And Order: Criminal Intent Basing An Episode On Spider-Man Musical

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With all the injuries on the set of the <a href="../tag/spider-man-turn-off-the-dark">Spider-Man musical</a>, Spider-Man: Off With The Darkness And The Injuries To The Actors With The Ouch And The Flavin, we're a little surprised one of the eighty-four Law & Order spin-offs hasn't filmed a "ripped from the headlines" episode about it already.

#Comics

“Batman Live” Looks . . . Um . . .

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In our scramble to constantly bash <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/tag/spider-man-turn-off-the-dark">Spider-Man: We're Going To Need Another Timmy</a> we haven't said much about that other comics-inspired stage show, <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/tag/batman-live">Batman Live</a>.

THEATER

Both Spider-Man Musicals Are Doing Great

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You may have already heard a <a href="../2011/02/spidey-musical-finally-has-a-writer-who-cares-about-spider-man">new scriptwriter</a> and a <a href="../2011/02/spidey-musical-to-get-new-director">new director</a> were hired for Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark, and you may have read about Julie Taymor comparing the musical to <a href="../2011/03/julie-taymor-spider-man-burns-like-a-volcano-theatergoers-agree">that time she almost died in a volcano</a>.

THEATER

Coming Soon: a Broadway show about Magic Johnson & Larry Bird

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Last year, HBO ran a documentary called Magic and Bird: A Courtship of Rivals (I think they meant "courtship" as a basketball pun, not to imply that the two were dating, but I'm honestly not sure which would be gayer).

THEATER

‘Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark’ Turns Off the Critics

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"<a href="../tag/spider-man-turn-off-the-dark">Spider-Man: Illuminate The Darkness Or Whatever</a>" doesn't officially open until March 15th (or at least that's what they said the fifth time they delayed the opening), but most of the major critics published their reviews yesterday (which was supposed to be the debut prior to the most recent delay).

THEATER

Bono And The Edge Are Going To Save Spider-Man

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Since the official opening of musical debacle Spider-Man: It's Dark In This Orchestra Pit has been pushed back (again) to February 7th <a href="../2010/12/spidey-musical-even-more-doomed">for rewrites</a>, the spokesman for the play (Rick Miramontez) has announced that Bono, The Edge, and Julie Taymor will be attending all performances between now and opening night.

TV CARPIO

First Interview With Injured Actor From Spider-Man Musical

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We never tire of <a href="../tag/spider-man-turn-off-the-dark">talking about</a> the clearly doomed sure to be tremendous musical Spider-Man: Flip The Off Switch On The Absence Of Illumination (or something like that).

Unions

Actors’ Equity Tries, Fails To Halt The Spider-Man Musical

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On Monday night, aerialist/actor Christopher Tierney (pictured at right) fell "approximately 30 feet" when a cable failed during a performance of Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark (remains in the hospital with broken ribs.

THEATER

Huge Accident During The Spider-Man Musical Last Night

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UPDATE: <a href="http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/12/20/performer-is-injured-during-spider-man-performance/#video">TheNYTimes</a> has a video of the fall, and there's a video after the jump.

THEATER

Has “Spider Man: Turn Off The Dark” Claimed Another Victim?

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As you might remember from <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/tag/spider-man-turn-off-the-dark">our scintillating and intelligent coverage/mocking of the Spider-Man musical</a>, one of the problems is that they kept hurting stuntmen.

THEATER

Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark Is Doing Great

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The Broadway musical directed by Julia Taymor with music by Bono and The Edge staged its first preview performance on Sunday.

THEATER

Spidey Musical Has a TV Ad, Really Doesn’t Help

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We freely admit we've been <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2010/11/how-much-harder-can-the-spidey-musical-suck">beating on</a> <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2010/11/so-how-boned-is-the-spidey-musical-anyway">"Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark"</a> <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2010/11/spider-man-musical-hurts-ears-also-feet-and-wrists">like a punching bag</a>, but we have our reasons (<a href="http://aintitcool.com/node/47594">like the first reviews being terrible</a>).

train wrecks

So How Boned Is the Spidey Musical Anyway?

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We've <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2010/11/spider-man-musical-hurts-ears-also-feet-and-wrists">previously reported on the woes of the Spider-Man musical</a>, oh, we're sorry, "Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark", which seems out to kill its stuntmen.

U2

Spider-Man actor breaks both wrists in accident

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Relax, relax, <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2010/07/bwahaha-spider-man-is-scarfield-after-all" target="_blank">Scarfield</a> is fine.

#Star Trek

Klingon Opera To Appeal To Two Different Kinds Of Nerds

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If you're one of those people that feel that Opera is too accessible and easy to understand, you'll love the entirely-in-Klingon opera u, which will premiere in The Netherlands in September.

WTF

Doctor Who To Be Put On Stage, Fans to Weep

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Joining such beloved science fiction properties that have absolutely no business being on stage, like Spider-Man, or Batman (which died, only for a new one to start up), or Star Wars, or Superman, or Lord of the Rings, or.

#Comics

Batman To Hit The Stage…Also, Villains.

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While the Spider-Man musical is dying a slow death in its never-gonna-reach-it trip towards Broadway, it looks like another hero's actually going to make it to the stage.




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