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'Spider-Man' Musical Fate Up in the Air As Rumors Swirl About Director's Fate

A spokesman for the troubled "Spider-Man" musical on Broadway insisted Wednesday that the show is still scheduled to open next week, as talk swirled that the production will shut down for several weeks and the opening will be put off for months."We are not confirming or commenting on the recent reports" in The New York Times and elsewhere, said Rick Miramontez, spokesman for "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark." The $65 million show, he said, is still scheduled to open March 15.Published reports, citing anonymous sources in the production, have also said that director Julie Taymor may be on the way out, after struggling for months to revamp the show amid scathing reviews from some theater critics.Taymor did not immediately respond to phone calls from The Associated Press.A new delay would be the sixth for Broadway's most expensive show. The latest postponement would also make it ineligible for theater's biggest prize, a Tony Award. Shows must open by April 28 this year to have Tony consider...

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