Get a Short Behind-the-Scenes Glimpse of the Spider-Man Musical

11/23/2010 9:10 AM |

Spider-Man musical trailer

A brief trailer and mini behind-the-scenes featurette for the Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark appeared on the show’s Facebook page yesterday, just in time for the first preview, which is on Sunday. In addition to snippets of choreography and wire work, we get glimpses of a stunning set (pictured) with skyscrapers folding in on each other. It’s all very fast, brief and blurry, though, and one gets the sense they don’t want to give too much away, possibly because they’re way behind schedule, or just to preserve that “wow!” effect. “We can’t really tell you what this is,” says director Julie Taymor, speaking into a mic, possibly to investors on the $60 million show, “but it has rock ‘n’ roll, drama, and it has circus.” She continues: “Yes we have spectacle, but the spectacle is in the service of a good story.” If you say so…