Interesting article on the home of the Spiderman debacle….
In the course of one week, three stories broke about one of the largest theaters in New York City.
The theater, with an extravagant facade, has been known for having a barn-like interior that, despite millions invested for Spiderman, just can’t be reinvigorated.
The 1,900 seat theater has been infamous for housing shows that underperformed. Audiences didn’t show up for “Young Frankenstein,” “The Pirate Queen” or “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.” And need we remind you about “Spiderman: Turn off the Dark” which made history for being the most successful (and arguably the most disappointing show) in history? That isn’t the best track record.
It was assumed that “King Kong,” having finished a critically acclaimed run in Melbourne, would find a home on Broadway at the Foxwoods, given the magnitude of the production, but Thursday they announced that they’ll be looking else where.
One of the reasons for this move was…
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