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Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark

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Address: 213 W 42nd St, New York City, NY 10036-7201
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Great flies

We got nice seats and were able to see Spider Man flying very close to our heads. The story is not so spectacular but the acrobatics are awesome. Great visual effects and an... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2014
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2014

...but this really was incredible. On my first trip to New York I went to see the Phantom of the Opera, which bored me to tears, but Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark blew me away. It is pricey (both the ticket and the food/drink inside), but if you can afford to go, make sure you do.

2 Thank BornOfFrustration
Ruthin Clwyd
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2014

What a show - amazing, amazing, amazing! Spidermen everywhere, great dancing, singing and performing! My first trip to a show on Broadway did not disappoint!

Thank Sally S
New Mexico
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95 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2014

We say this in 2011 I do not even think it is still running but if it is do not waste your money. It was boring.

Thank Lkmontano
Staten Island, New York
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205 reviews
141 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2014

My husband is a huge Spder-Man fan and I gave him tickets to see the show with our son for his birthday. They both had a fantastic time. The music and singing were energizing, the effects amazing, and the best part was Spider-Man flying over their heads. The loved their seats and still talk about the show.

Thank Pietrosmom
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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68 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2014

We got nice seats and were able to see Spider Man flying very close to our heads. The story is not so spectacular but the acrobatics are awesome. Great visual effects and an interesting show. You may purchase cheaper tickets at Times Square. It's worth seeing it.

Thank Betty602012
Abuja, Nigeria
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36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2014

The production and effects are great, as is the trapeze acts. But i thought some of the songs were to drawn out and the story a bit slow. The female lead MJ also had an annoying screech of a singing voice! We had one of the seats on the 1st row of the balcony near the landing deck - fantastic... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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74 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2014

I had my family in town for my wedding and we all decided to go see Spider Man. I really enjoyed all of the acrobatics and we seemed to all really enjoy the ambiance of the theater. I would highly recommend seeing this show while in New York.

1 Thank Kenny L
Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2014

Purchased discount tickets at red stairs Times Square....having a 16yr old boy with us had to kind of pick something he wouldn't mind. It was okay not on Lion King or Wicked standards wouldn't have paid for full price tickets. Anyone with small kids would love as Spiderman flies throughout the sky.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2014

First and foremost, the Spiderman Broadway show is no longer in New York City. The last shows were held in December of 2013. With that said, on to the show! We arrived to the show approximately 30 minutes before it started, and it was a packed house. Everyone was either seated or going to their seats. We sat under the... More 

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2014

So much hype for so little content. If you want to see a Broadway show pick another, if you want to see flying go to a Cirque show. The kids will love it. I will say the WO an who p,days Arachne is amazing vocally but that was the only highlight for me.

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