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Alice Cooper 300x263 Will Rock Legend Alice Cooper Join Spider Man, Turn Off the Dark? Rumors are circulating that Alice Cooper could be playing the gruesome Green Goblin in Spider-Man, Turn off the Dark.  Alice Cooper is said to be in negotiations with the production to take on the character, according to a recent NY Post article.  This wouldn’t be Cooper’s first time to a stage show as he has been featured in Guillotines, Electric Chairs, Fake Blood, Boa Constrictors and several others.

Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark loosely follows the storyline of the comic book series and the 2002 film adaptation of Spider-Man, while adding its own twist on the popular tale. When nerdy teenager Peter Parker is bitten by a genetically altered spider, he discovers he has obtained super strength, web-spinning abilities and other spider-like powers. Parker soon finds himself battling scientist-turned-villain Norman Osborn, who adopts the alter-ego of the Green Goblin. As Parker’s troubles begin to pile up, he looks toward Arachne, a mythical spider goddess, for inspiration.

Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark is one of the most technically elaborate Broadway musicals of all time, Spider-Man brings the Manhattan skyline to life on stage and features incredible aerial stunts as Spider-Man flies over the audience to fight his foes. The musical features a rock score penned by famed U2 musicians Bono and the Edge. Similar to other projects from the show’s original director, Julie Taymor, there are inventive costumes, puppets, masks, projections and more stunning visual techniques used throughout the show. Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark is sometimes a sold out show.

Let us know if you would you like to see Alice Cooper rock out as the ominous Green Goblin in Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark?