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'Spider-Man' musical to close on Broadway, producers confirm

'Spider-Man' musical to close on Broadway, producers confirm

NEW YORK, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- The stage musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" will end its three-year run on Broadway in January, then head to Las Vegas, producers announced Tuesday.
Justin Matthew Sargent to star in 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark'

Justin Matthew Sargent to star in 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark'

NEW YORK, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Justin Matthew Sargent is to begin playing Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the Broadway musical "Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark" Monday night, producers said.
'Spider-Man' musical lawsuit settled in New York

'Spider-Man' musical lawsuit settled in New York

NEW YORK, April 10 (UPI) -- Julie Taymor, Glen Berger and the producer of Broadway's "Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark" said Wednesday their lawsuit has been settled.

'Degrassi' star joins 'Spider-Man' cast

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Jake Epstein, star of TV's "Degrassi: The Next Generation," will make his Broadway debut in "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," producers said.
Cuccioli joins 'Spider-Man' musical cast

Cuccioli joins 'Spider-Man' musical cast

NEW YORK, July 12 (UPI) -- Robert Cuccioli is taking over the role of Norman Osborn/The Green Goblin in Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," producers said.
'Spider-Man' musical marks year on B'way

'Spider-Man' musical marks year on B'way

NEW YORK, June 14 (UPI) -- "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," a musical starring Reeve Carney as the web-slinging superhero, celebrated its one-year anniversary on Broadway Thursday.
He said/she said in 'Spider-Man' suit

He said/she said in 'Spider-Man' suit

NEW YORK, March 4 (UPI) -- Director Julie Taymor says she was the victim of a conspiracy to unfairly force her out of the Broadway production, "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark."
'Spider-Man' gets new opening date

'Spider-Man' gets new opening date

NEW YORK, March 11 (UPI) -- The producers of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" said Friday the troubled Broadway musical will finally open June 14 after months of delays.
'Spider-Man' musical opening delayed again

'Spider-Man' musical opening delayed again

NEW YORK, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- The opening night of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" has been postponed a fifth time, said the $65 million Broadway musical's producers.
Spiderman actor injured at preview

Spiderman actor injured at preview

NEW YORK, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- A third actor has been injured in the Broadway production of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," lead producer Michael Cohl confirmed.
Newcomer to take lead in 'Spidey' musical

Newcomer to take lead in 'Spidey' musical

NEW YORK, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Singer and actor Reeve Carney has been cast as Peter Parker in the upcoming Broadway musical "Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark," the show's producers said.

Streisand tour sets box office record

NASHVILLE, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Rumors claimed early ticket sales were slow, but Barbara Streisand's first live concerts after a six-year hiatus broke box office records in the United States.

The Rolling Stones regain tour title

NEW YORK, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- The Rolling Stones have regained the title for the "top-grossing tour ever" with their "A Bigger Bang" tour, which brought in $437 million.

Streisand tour sets box office records

NEW YORK, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Barbara Streisand's recent U.S. tour set new box office records for 14 of her 16 concerts.

Barbra Streisand considering a fall tour

NEW YORK, March 22 (UPI) -- Sources have confirmed Barbra Streisand is considering a fall tour, but say published reports of top ticket prices of $1,500 are inaccurate.
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Michael Cohl is a Canadian concert promoter, theatrical producer and touring impresario. He is the former Chairman of Live Nation, the largest live entertainment company in the world. Cohl now runs S2BN Entertainment, with offices in Miami and Toronto. Having been named the Howard Hughes of rock ‘n’ roll by Fortune Magazine, Cohl is most famous for having overseen the tours and related ancillary businesses for more than 150 artists, including Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, The Rolling Stones, Prince, Stevie Wonder, Pink Floyd, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young and U2. He has also been credited with developing the concept of "package" touring. Eliminating the middleman, Cohl worked directly with the artist to strategize and route the tour, promote the dates, and assist in the development and exploitation of the lucrative aftermarket – books, films, DVD’s, television specials, and merchandising. He is currently the lead producer of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, the most expensive musical in Broadway history, with music by Bono and The Edge of U2.

Cohl was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, when he received a Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award at the 2002 Juno Awards. Cohl is also a recipient of the 2004 Billboard Legend of Live award, an honour previously bestowed on such artists as Elton John and The Allman Brothers Band. When Spamalot won the 2005 Drama Desk and Tony Award for Best Musical, Cohl was among the producers who received the awards.

Cohl has produced numerous concert tours around the globe. A select number include:

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