At this point, there are three things in life that are certain: death, taxes and U2’s Spider-Man musical being delayed.
Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark—which has been in the works for over two years and is quickly shaping up to be the Apocalypse Now of musicals—was supposed to debut on Jan. 11 after being pushed back from Dec. 21, but producers announced today that it will now open sometime in February.
The show has had some technical difficulties to work with, and it’s been under scrutiny for its dangerous stunts. Back in November, actor Kevin Aubin broke both of his wrists during an aerial trick gone wrong, and another actor reportedly broke his foot in a similar accident. Actress Natalie Mendoza was left with a concussion after being struck in the head with a rope during a preview performance.
Fingers crossed that the producers can work out all the kinks in time for the new February release date, but our Spidey senses are telling us it might be a while before the curtain is actually raised on this one.