Let’s close out the week (and the month) with some big Broadway releases and a look back at our favorite stories of July:
- Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark continues to “Rise Above” with another $1.8 million weekly gross and the release of a glossy music video featuring fetching leading man Reeve Carney and composers Bono and The Edge. Watch it below, after the jump.
- Get a free sneak preview of the music from the Broadway-bound musical Bonnie and Clyde, with a score by the oft-debated Frank Wildhorn (Wonderland) and Don Black (Sunset Boulevard). With a twanging, period-influenced sound and some Wildhorn-ian radio-friendly hooks, the fully-produced recordings have me a lot more curious about what will hit the stage November 4.
- Tom Aldredge, a five-time Tony-nominated actor, passed away this week at the age of 83. He leaves an indelible string of performances including his work in the original On Golden Pond and as the iconic narrator in Sondheim’s Into the Woodsinflatable water slides. Once upon a time…
In case you missed them, here are some of our favorite posts from the last four weeks:
The delightful Marin Mazzie mothers Carrie: The Musical and we’ve got a look at her career.
- The delicious Charlie Sutton shows off his Theater Buff.
- The devoted Joe Zellnik takes us into the trenches on Yank: The Musical.
- The delovely Gavin Creel and Rory O’Malley serenade us and make a real Broadway Impact.
- And the de-what!! Carol Channing pumps up the jam with a performance that must be seen to be believed.
And without further ado, let’s watch Reeve Carney spin his web in a song from Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark: