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More 'Spider-Man' Changes; Playwright Lanford Wilson Passed Away

Ezra •The New York Times reported that the producers of Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" will remove the Geek Chorus of narrators from the show. They also have officially hired choreographer Chase Brock to help stage new musical numbers, while Daniel Ezralow, the show's current choreographer, will continue to be listed in the credits. According to Broadway World, the musical's leads will have their first reading of the new script today. 
•Lanford Wilson, award-winning playwright, died on Thursday in New Jersey. He was 73. Wilson wrote numerous plays, including "The Hot L Baltimore," "Burn This" and "Talley's Folly," for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for drama in 1980. Read his obituary at Chicago Tribune and the New York Times.
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Pictured: Daniel Ezralow (Photo: Getty Images)

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