NY Smacks Star-Crossed Spider-Man

Two safety violations issued by New York state
By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 13, 2011 7:11 AM CST
NY Smacks Star-Crossed Spider-Man
Spider-Man is suspended in the air in a scene from the musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," in New York.   (AP Photo/The O and M Co., Jacob Cohl)

As if the endlessly troubled Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark didn't have enough problems, now it also has two safety violations, reports the New York Times. New York's Department of Labor issued the violations for one actor's 20-foot fall during rehearsal, and a problem with a sling-shot technique. No fines were levied, but producers must continue to follow special safety requirements, and state officials would continue to make unannounced inspections.

(Read more Spider-Man musical stories.)

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