SNL's hilarious take on those Spidey musical mishaps

If you've been following the news, you know that the Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark has been plagued with preproduction woes, from technical issues to injuries. Saturday Night Live even put their own spin on it with a mock interview.

Here it is, in case you missed it.

Although opening night isn't technically until Jan. 11, 2011, Broadway-philes can see performances now. With music and lyrics from Bono and the Edge, a budget of $60 million put to good use and a bona fide Marvel hero, this could be a genuine good time. See it before negative press kills it.

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