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Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark

213 W 42nd St, Foxwoods Theatre, New York City, NY 10036 (Central Park)
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Type: Performances
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

First show for me- decided Spider-Man as I know the story so if I got confused or didn't enjoy it I didn't miss much. I LOVED IT the effects and the acting was amazing, felt like u was was right there. The songs didn't bother me (not a musical fan) was really impressed with the show. The only down fall... More

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Forest Hill, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Spiderman had very enjoyable special effects, although the flying vehicles had to be stopped in mid-flight at the show I saw. Spiderman the musical tells the basic Peter Parker/Spiderman story, with a nice ending, but don't expect a surprise from the story you have probably seen on TV several times by now. The weakness was the music. I like U2's... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

...but this really was incredible. On my first trip to New York I went to see the Phantom of the Opera, which bored me to tears, but Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark blew me away. It is pricey (both the ticket and the food/drink inside), but if you can afford to go, make sure you do.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

What a show - amazing, amazing, amazing! Spidermen everywhere, great dancing, singing and performing! My first trip to a show on Broadway did not disappoint!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We say this in 2011 I do not even think it is still running but if it is do not waste your money. It was boring.

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Clover, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

My husband is a huge Spder-Man fan and I gave him tickets to see the show with our son for his birthday. They both had a fantastic time. The music and singing were energizing, the effects amazing, and the best part was Spider-Man flying over their heads. The loved their seats and still talk about the show.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We got nice seats and were able to see Spider Man flying very close to our heads. The story is not so spectacular but the acrobatics are awesome. Great visual effects and an interesting show. You may purchase cheaper tickets at Times Square. It's worth seeing it.

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Abuja, Nigeria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

The production and effects are great, as is the trapeze acts. But i thought some of the songs were to drawn out and the story a bit slow. The female lead MJ also had an annoying screech of a singing voice! We had one of the seats on the 1st row of the balcony near the landing deck - fantastic... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I had my family in town for my wedding and we all decided to go see Spider Man. I really enjoyed all of the acrobatics and we seemed to all really enjoy the ambiance of the theater. I would highly recommend seeing this show while in New York.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Purchased discount tickets at red stairs Times Square....having a 16yr old boy with us had to kind of pick something he wouldn't mind. It was okay not on Lion King or Wicked standards wouldn't have paid for full price tickets. Anyone with small kids would love as Spiderman flies throughout the sky.

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