The quixotic story of the
took a new twist yesterday, the New York Times reported, thanks to "
." The $65 million musical's previous, more modest level of technical ambition has already sent four performers to the hospital.
The new aerial maneuver, one of about two dozen in the show, is intended as an exciting climax for audience members. Some "Spider-Man" patrons have complained that the show, which began preview performances on Nov. 28, ended with a thud; previously, a curtain simply fell to the stage after a romantic moment between Peter and his girlfriend, Mary Jane.
," you say. Curious theatergoers who don't want to wait for the opening—pushed back again, now to March 15—can buy tickets to the previews. Prices (with fees) start
at $90.80 and go up to $332.40. Hurry; the January shows are almost all sold out. It's almost as if the producers are adding more material to