Broadway’s most expensive musical is still nabbing the week’s biggest headlines. First, ousted Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark director Julie Taymor made her beef with the show’s producers official on Tuesday when she filed a federal lawsuit against 8 Legged Productions and Spidey co-writer Glen Berger for copyright infringement and breach of contract. Their response: We’ll see you in court. Then actor Matthew James Thomas — making his debut as Peter Parker — was injured offstage during a Wednesday matinee performance.
While Taymor and 8 Legged prepared to duke it out and Thomas mended, our critics reviewed a week’s worth of Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Los Angeles shows — including Hugh Jackman’s hip-shaking return to the New York boards. Read the highlights below. READ FULL STORY