Julie Taymor and Reeve Carney
(© David Gordon)
Julie Taymor and Reeve Carney
(© David Gordon)
The Actors Fund held a special pre-show cocktail party at Sardi's prior to the Thursday, February 3 performance of the new Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, which performs at the Foxwoods Theatre.

Attendees included director Julie Taymor and all of the show's lead performers: Reeve Carney (Peter Parker/Spider-Man), Jennifer Damiano (Mary Jane Watson), Patrick Page (Norman Osborn/The Green Goblin), and T.V. Carpio (Arachne).

The musical features music and lyrics by Bono and The Edge of the band U2, and a book by Taymor and Glen Berger. Inspired by over 40 years of Marvel comic books, the show follows the story of teenager Peter Parker, whose unremarkable life is turned upside-down when he's bitten by a genetically altered spider and must learn that with great powers comes great responsibility.

As previously reported, the musical has pushed back its official press opening until March 15. Tickets are only on sale through May 8.

The cast also includes Michael Mulheren, Ken Marks, Isabel Keating, Jeb Brown, Mat Devine, Gideon Glick, Jonathan Schwartz, Matthew James Thomas, Laura Beth Wells, Matt Caplan, Dwayne Clark, Luther Creek, Kevin Aubin, Gerald Avery, Collin Baja, Marcus Bellamy, Emmanuel Brown, Daniel Curry, Erin Elliott, Craig Henningsen, Dana Marie Ingraham, Ayo Janeen Jackson, Heather Lang, Alice Lee, Ari Loeb, Natalie Lomonte, Kevin Loomis, Kristin Martin, Jodi McFadden, Kristen Oei, America Olivo, Jennifer Christine Perry, Kyle Post, Brandon Rubendall, Sean Samuels, Dollar Tan, and Christopher Tierney.

For tickets and more information, click here.

Reeve Carney, Julie Taymor, Patrick Page, T.V. Carpio, and Jennifer Damiano
(© David Gordon)
Reeve Carney, Julie Taymor, Patrick Page, T.V. Carpio, and Jennifer Damiano
(© David Gordon)