Spider-Man Live!

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Spider-Man Live!
Spider-Man Live poster.jpg
Promotional poster for the show.
Company Marvel Enterprises, Ideal Entertainment,[1] Ultimate Shows & Entertainment
Genre Superheroes
Show type Touring arena
Date of premiere 9 October 2002 (2002-10-09)[2]
Location Mobile
Creative team
Primary Marvel character creators Stan Lee & Steve Ditko
Director Kevin Shinick[3]
Writers Kevin Shinick[4]
Stunt coordinator Ottavio Gesmundo[5]
Costume designer Wendy Stuart[6]
Projection designer Michael Clark[7]
Scenic designer Michael Allen[8]

Spider-Man Live! - A Stunt Spectacular was the first full length, live-action stage show based on the Marvel comic book character, Spider-Man, to appear in the United States.

Written and directed by Kevin Shinick and produced by Ultimate Shows & Entertainment and Marvel Enterprises, Inc,[9] the show combined state of the art flying illusions, acrobatic and trapeze stunts, pyrotechnics and multimedia special effects into a theatrical production that embarked on a 40 city U.S. tour from 2002 - 2003.[10]

Plot[edit]

The show portrays Spider-Man's history from the day that he gets bitten by the radioactive spider and trought his High School years and relationship with Mary Jane Watson. By the end he has to save her from the Green Goblin.[11]

Cast[edit]

  • Spider-Man - Colin Follenweider, Aaron Vexler, Brian Hite
  • Peter Parker - Colin Follenweider
  • Green Goblin - Gary Martin, Ottavio Gesmundo[12]
  • Harry Osborn - Gary Martin
  • Mary Jane Watson - Julie Leedes
  • J. Jonah Jameson - David Hutson
  • Aunt May - Patricia Wilcox
  • Crusher - Mike Withycombe
  • Sports Commentators - Kevin Shinick, Paul Rubin
  • Ring Girl - Janelle DeMarzo
  • Henchman - Eric D. Braun, Jon Bookout, Sean Colon
  • News Anchor - Sonya Rokes
  • Cops - Mike Moran, Naomi Brenkman, Michael Dean
  • Professor Mason - Michael Souveroff

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SPIDERMAN LIVE! A Stunt Spectacular". Theater. Mike-o-Matic.com. 
  2. ^ "It Ain't Hamlet, But Spider-Man Tour Has an Equity Cast, Ready to Spin Oct. 9". Playbill. October 5, 2002. 
  3. ^ "SPIDERMAN LIVE! A Stunt Spectacular". Theater. Mike-o-Matic.com. 
  4. ^ "SPIDERMAN LIVE! A Stunt Spectacular". Theater. Mike-o-Matic.com. 
  5. ^ Ottavio Gesmundo and Ottavio Canestrelli (2016). The Grand Gypsy: A Memoir. Lulu Publishing Services. p. 189. ISBN 1483448940. 
  6. ^ "SPIDERMAN LIVE! A Stunt Spectacular". Theater. Mike-o-Matic.com. 
  7. ^ "SPIDERMAN LIVE! A Stunt Spectacular". Theater. Mike-o-Matic.com. 
  8. ^ "SPIDERMAN LIVE! A Stunt Spectacular". Theater. Mike-o-Matic.com. 
  9. ^ Spider-Man Live! Review - Legit Reviews-Regional, Entertainment - Variety
  10. ^ Broadway To Vegas October 6, 2002
  11. ^ "Spider-Man Live!". TheaterMania. 
  12. ^ Ottavio Gesmundo and Ottavio Canestrelli (2016). The Grand Gypsy: A Memoir. Lulu Publishing Services. p. 189. ISBN 1483448940. 

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