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'Spider-Man': Still a Musical, Still Casting

Spiderman As we reported (several times) last month, Telsey + Company is casting the highly-anticipated Spider-Man Broadway musical. We guess not enough of you young Broadway stars showed up to the open call auditions in July though, because another round of auditions has been announced for September.

It looks like the lead roles of Peter Parker, Mary Jane, and "Principal Female" are still available -- but wait until you see who else they're looking for!

Keep reading to find out which of your favorite Spider-Man characters will be joining the web-slinger on stage, and be sure to check out this week's issue of Back Stage for the full casting notice.

From the official Back Stage casting notice:

Hello Entertainment/David Garfinkle, Martin McCallum, Marvel Entertainment, David Maisel, and Sony Pictures Entertainment (prods.) are casting Spider-Man. Bono & The Edge of U2, music & lyrics; Julie Taymor & Glen Berger, book; Julie Taymor, dir.; Teese Gohl, music supervisor. Rehearsal and performance dates TBA.

Seeking—Peter Parker: male, 16-20s, great rock voice, can be nerdy with understated sex appeal, good sense of humor; Mary Jane: female, 16-20s, beautiful girl-next-door, strong singing voice; Principal Female: female, 25-35, any ethnicity, rock voice, think Sinead O’Connor with a Middle Eastern/Bulgarian/Greek twist, world music background and foreign accents acceptable; Norman Osborn/Green Goblin: male, 40s-50s, Osborn, inspiring, charismatic scientist, Goblin, amoral, terrifying mutant with a cutting, mocking streak of humor, strong comedic chops and strong character singing voice with range; J. Jonah Jameson: male, 50s, cigar-chomping, tyrannical publisher of the “Daily Bugle,” needs strong comedic chops; Three Teenage Boys and One Teenage Girl: any ethnicity, principal roles, comedic chops and rock singing voices.


-- Daniel Lehman

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