We’re just about to hop in the car to get down to SPX, but GMAs Spider-musical package also had an interview with director Julie Taymor which we haven’t had time to watch — but Kevin Melrose did and Taymor shows off designs for Green Goblin and Swiss Miss, which are…cutting edge.
Bonus: producer Michael Cohl talks to the Times and reveals that this is just as crazy as everyone thinks.
“I got involved because I believed deeply in three artists: Bono, Edge, Julie,” he said. “But there have been a lot of moments over the last year when I said, ‘This isn’t doable,’ when I went home and thought: ‘What am I doing? I could be on a beach in Florida.’ ” “Then there have been moments when you go, ‘This is exciting, this is why I did what I did for all those years,’ ” he added. “It’s nice to get the buzz back.”
Tickets go on sale tomorrow.