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Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark

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Address: 213 W 42nd St, Foxwoods Theatre, New York City, NY 10036
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Not your typical! Lots of action happening over your head which is different then most theaters. Thought by buying tickets same day that there would be a better price...same... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 August 2014
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Oakville, Canada
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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

I'm okay with superheroes. They can be fun. That plus the fact that U2 did the soundtrack made me think this could be a cool experience. I couldn't have been more wrong. After the show I was in full rant mode with the two other friends I was with. One of my friends said that it wasn't that bad. I... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

My first show on Broadway and I must say it didn't disappoint! Fantastic show and just a great experience all around! I can't wait until my next Broadway!

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State College
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2015

This was a different experience for me. My girlfriend loves musicals, so I agreed to go to one with her. She decided this one was best suited for me. Not exactly what I had in mind, as it is clearly meant for families and not for dates, but it was a fun time regardless. To make it a great night... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2014

We had read a few negative reviews of this show before we went to NYC but decided to see for ourselves. We were not disappointed! We were sitting middle level and it was perfect for all the high flying scenes. It really was a great show that kept un on the edge of our seats the entire time. It's unfortunate... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2014

It was a nice play but I expected more. I was quite asleep during the first half. The second half was a little better.

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Draper, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2014

I know there are some haters out there on Broadway about this show, but i loved it. I made the mistake of sitting front row. Great view of the stage, but half the show is spidy zipping around the entire theater so i was looking up and behind myself. i would either sit middle orchestra or middle level if i... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014

This was my first ever Broadway show and let me just say that you do not need to be a Spider-Man, nor a fan of musicals, to enjoy this! It is absolutely amazing and the special effects are brilliant. Unfortunately, it has now concluded its run on Broadway, however, I read that there are apparently on-going talks to bring the... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

Not your typical! Lots of action happening over your head which is different then most theaters. Thought by buying tickets same day that there would be a better price...same expensive prices charged.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2014 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 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 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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