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  1. Stuntman in 'Spider-Man' Musical Exploring Legal Action Over Injuries

    9:29 am PDT 04/06/2012
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    More trouble for producers as former stuntman investigates the computer program that handled the aerial acts. READ MORE

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  2. Julie Taymor, 'Spider-Man' Producers File Dueling Motions to Dismiss Lawsuits

    12:29 pm PDT 03/22/2012
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    The parties in the dispute over the expensive Broadway musical argue why the cases are bogus. READ MORE

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  3. Julie Taymor Blames Bono and The Edge for 'Spider-Man' Problems in Latest Court Filing

    3:50 pm PST 03/02/2012
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    Director goes into detail about what happened during the development of the musical, why the U2 bandmates deserve significant blame, the so-called "Plan X" and why she was fired. READ MORE

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  4. 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' Producer Settles With Julie Taymor's Union

    11:28 am PST 02/16/2012
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    Producers continue to fight with Taymor over authorship, but make a deal with stage directors union over royalties. READ MORE

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  5. 'Spider-Man' Producers File Nasty Countersuit Against Julie Taymor

    4:03 pm PST 01/17/2012
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    In a filing Tuesday, Taymor is blamed for the show's troubles as producers say they made "superhuman efforts" to save the production. "The show is a success despite Taymor, not because of her," say the producers. READ MORE

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  6. 'Spider-Man' Composers Bono, The Edge Celebrate Record-Breaking Grosses

    11:41 am PST 01/05/2012
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    The U2 members crow about the history-making single-week performance of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," which grossed a staggering $2.9 million last week. READ MORE

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  7. 'Spider-Man' Scales New Broadway Record in Strong Holiday Week Box Office

    2:33 pm PST 01/03/2012
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    The superhero musical grossed more than $2.9 million in a busy holiday session, placing it ahead of perennial top-earners "Wicked" and "The Lion King." READ MORE

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  8. THR Critic David Rooney's Top 10 Theater Productions of 2011

    4:45 pm PST 12/23/2011
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    It was the explosion of new plays more than musicals that distinguished 2011 on New York stages. READ MORE

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  9. 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' Earns $2.1M for the Week, Setting Foxwoods Theatre Record

    11:27 pm PST 11/27/2011
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    The news comes a few weeks after original director Julie Taymor filed a blockbuster lawsuit claiming the production has violated her rights by continuing to use her work without compensation. READ MORE

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  10. Julie Taymor Blasts Bono, The Edge Over 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' Lawsuit

    12:45 pm PST 11/15/2011
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    The ousted Broadway director says her collaborators unfairly painted her as “exhausted” and “overwrought.” READ MORE

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  11. 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark': Another Cast Member Injured

    10:09 pm PST 11/10/2011
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    Matthew James Thomas, who plays the title role for two performances each week, is the latest to be sidelined from the Broadway production. READ MORE

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  12. Can Julie Taymor Shut Down 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark'? (Analysis)

    10:17 am PST 11/09/2011
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    Producers are said to be preparing licensed productions around the globe, but the director aims to prevent that from happening without her approval. READ MORE

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  13. 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' Producers Fire Back at Julie Taymor

    4:43 pm PST 11/08/2011
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    Michael Cohl and Jeremiah J. Harris issued a statement in response to the Oscar-nominated director's lawsuit that alleges that they have continued to use her work without compensation. READ MORE

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  14. Julie Taymor Sues 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' for Infringing Her Creative Input

    12:17 pm PST 11/08/2011
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    The most expensive production in Broadway history gets hit with a big lawsuit from the famed director, who left the production in March. READ MORE

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  15. 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' Investor Sues for Theater Fee (Exclusive)

    9:44 am PDT 11/04/2011
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    The cost of using a Broadway theater became more expensive after the production experienced delays and one woman who put up collateral for the show is still waiting for her money. READ MORE

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  16. 'Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark' Gets Two New Actresses

    2:57 pm PDT 10/28/2011
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    A new Mary Jane Watson and Arachne will join the expensive but steadily successful Broadway musical in November. READ MORE

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  17. New York Comic Con: 'Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark' Writers Talk Show Revamp, Budget Constraints

    11:17 am PDT 10/16/2011
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    The writers also discuss original plans to use holograms in theater aisles and how one of the writers channeled the Green Goblin character based on a story about how Bono first met CNN founder Ted Turner. READ MORE

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  18. 'Spider-Man' Musical's Arbitration Hearing to Begin Next Week

    1:52 pm PDT 09/29/2011
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    Former director Julie Taymor’s claim states that she’s owed more than $500,000 in royalties. READ MORE

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  19. 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' Spoofed on 'Law & Order: CI' (Video)

    5:52 pm PDT 06/20/2011
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    Cynthia Nixon plays a character based on Julie Taymor in the USA procedural. READ MORE

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  20. 'Spider-Man' Musical's Ex-Director Julie Taymor Speaks Out

    4:09 pm PDT 06/19/2011
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    "It's incredibly difficult to be under a shot-glass and a microscope like that," she said of the public scrutiny that came with her involvement in the project. READ MORE

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  21. 'Spider-Man' Musical Mocked on Sesame Street (Video)

    6:06 am PDT 06/16/2011
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    "You must be patient, sir, it's Bono's first show ever," Grover tells a theatergoer. READ MORE

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