spiderman one 'Spider Man' on Broadway leaves audience (and cast) hangingThe most expensive production to ever hit Broadway, “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark,” left the audience (and the cast) hanging in its preview performance Sunday night (Nov. 28). The New York Post says the show’s high-tech stunts went “completely awry,” including wires dropping on the audience, scenery missing pieces and the show’s star Natalie Mendoza was suspended helplessly in midair during the climatic end to Act I.

]]>Reeve Carney) was left dangling above the stage as backstage crew members leapt at his feet to haul him back down to earth. The theatergoers left the performance grumbling about feeling like “guinea pigs” and that the show felt like a “dress rehearsal.” This was the first preview performance, with an official opening night set for Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011. Hopefully the snafus can be worked out before then.

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TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."