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'Spider-Man' draws Broadway crowds after reboot

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Spider Man
Jacob Cohl

Spider Man
Jacob Cohl

Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark is once again a top competitor at the Broadway box office. Since re-opening on Thursday after a three and a half week hiatus, the newly remodeled show has grossed $809,941, making it the week’s twelfth highest earner — despite the fact that it skipped Tuesday and Wednesday night performances. Before its self-imposed break, Spider-Man was reliably earning upwards of $1.3 million a week despite cold reviews, vying with Wicked for the top spot.

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