‘Spider-Man' Set For Feb. 2010 Broadway Opening

Spider-Man has conquered the movies. Now it's Broadway's turn.

"Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark" will open Feb. 18, 2010, at the Hilton Theatre. Preview performances begin Jan. 16.

Producers say the musical, directed by Julie Taymor, will feature a score by Bono and The Edge. Taymor, the creative force behind Disney's long-running "Lion King," will co-write the book with Glen Berger.

The story was inspired by the Marvel comic books hero and will include the story of his origins as well as new material.

"Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark" is produced by Hello Entertainment/David Garfinkle, Martin McCallum, Marvel Entertainment/David Maisel, Sony Pictures Entertainment and Jeremiah Harris.

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