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New Batman Live Trailer

Posted on 20 July 2011 by Christian

Watch a new TV trailer for the world-touring Batman Live show. Looks like Batman meets Cirque du Soleil.

Based on an original story being created exclusively for the show, Batman Live is a theatrical extravaganza of thrilling stunts, acrobatic acts and illusions. Never before has Gotham City, Wayne Manor, the Batcave and Arkham Asylum been brought to life on stage in a more visually exciting way. Join Batman and Robin as they battle their nemesis The Joker and other super-villains such as The Riddler, Catwoman, The Penguin, Two-Face and Harley Quinn, set on destroying Gotham City.


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South Park’ Creators Win Best Musical Tony Award For ‘Book of Mormon’ :

Posted on 22 June 2011 by Christian

The Book of Mormon’ took home nine Tonys Sunday and the night’s biggest crown thanks to a story and song that both poked fun and honored Broadway’s history.

‘South Park’ creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone beat out ‘Catch Me If You Can’, ‘The Scottsboro Boys’ and ‘Sister Act’ to win the title for the musical about two Mormon missionaries who find more than they bargain for in Uganda.

The show’s win wasn’t a huge surprise with more than $10 million in sales and 14 Tony nominations.

Chris Rock even joked that opening the envelope to make the announcement was like “buying dinner for a hooker”, but it wasn’t always that way, especially when the musical was being conceived.

“That was the big question: are the grey hairs gonna come and are the South Park people going to come to something they can’t afford?” says Stone. “But I’ve seen some really old people in there laughing their asses off!”

True to the style of ‘South Park’, the script is rife with plenty of four-letter words and controversial lyrics but star Nikki M. James points out: “Any dialogue is better than no dialogue. We’re getting people talking!”

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Broadway’s ‘Spider-Man’ Hit With Two Department of Labor Violations

Posted on 13 February 2011 by Christian

The citations stem from accidents that took place last year while a spokesperson insists the show is now in ‘full compliance’ with labor laws.

The troubled Broadway production of ‘Spider-man: Turn Off the Dark’ has been slapped with two safety violations from the state New York State Department of Labor.

The citations are from accidents that took place last year that involved injuries to three performers,

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New Behind-The-Scenes Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark Promo Released!

Posted on 27 November 2010 by Christian

Check out the following video to see more footage of the cast web slinging and gliding around the stage as well as our first looks at Carnage, Kraven the Hunter and Hammerhead…

Featuring direction by Tony

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